Newcrest's valley of giants

NEWCREST Mining's Cadia East mine is now officially open and will be the largest metalliferous underground mine in Australia and among the largest in the world when it hits full production. Kristie Batten toured the operation, near Orange in New South Wales.

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The latest chapter in the history of the Cadia district is the most significant to Newcrest.

Gold and copper – and surprisingly, iron ore – have been produced in the district since the 1850s.