Cadia Tailings Dam Construction

Cadia Tailings Dam Construction

Client: Newcrest Mining Limited

Location: Orange

Scope of Works: Southern Tailings Dam construction.  Project Value approximately $1.5m

Works Included

  • Establishment of borrow pits for clay zone 1 material.  Moisture conditioning and placement of this material within tight moisture tolerances
  • Placement of  imported zone 2 filter material in conjunction with adjacent layers
  • Receiving mine supplied overburden material and placement as a zone 2 material
  • Sorting of mine supplied overburden and placement of rock to upstream face of dam wall
  • This project involved working within a mine lease and interaction with mine operations.