Cadia halted after tailings dam breach

NEWCREST Mining’s flagship Australian operation, Cadia in New South Wales, is again facing downtime after a tailings dam failure.

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Cracks were identified in the northern tailings dam embankment on Friday, which was followed by a slump later that day resulting in a “limited breakthrough of tailings material”.