One of Australia's largest gold mines halts operations after dam collapse

ArticleMining sectorMarch 12, 2018 - 7:21:34 AM

The Cadia gold mine stop producation after a dam collapse.

A section of the northern dam wall at the Cadia mine, located in the eastern Australian state of New South Wales, collapsed into the southern tailings dam on Friday releasing a slurry of finely ground rock, water and a low level of benign processing reagents.

The information was provided by owner and operator Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM), whose management issued a statement on Saturday saying that experts on site have observed no environmental damage and that there is no threat to personal safety...

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