Mine dam

Newcrest Tailings Stewardship Initial Detailed Safety Inspection Phase


New South Wales

Our Client required tailings stewardship services for tailing storage facilities and qualifying water retention dams, across multiple projects, as a part of the Newcrest Tailings Stewardship Program. This included:

  • Cadia Valley Operations New South Wales Australia (Gold)
  • Telfer, Western Australia (Gold and Copper)

Our objective was to improve management, compliance and safety of tailing storage facilities as a part of the Newcrest Tailings Storage Facility Stewardship Program.

Our team provided the following:

  • Dam safety inspections
  • Tailing management practices assessment
  • Geotechnical instrumentation and investigations
  • Tailings and water mass balance
  • Environmental quality monitoring
  • Dam design and construction; dam raises plans and construction Quality
  • Assurance and Quality Control
  • Closure plan
  • Hydrology and hydraulics assessment
  • Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance and Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans review
  • Engineering assessment, ensuring Global Industry Standard for Tailing Management compliance
  • Dam hazard classification
  • Seismicity assessment
  • Dam break and inundation report
  • Slope stability analyses
  • Liquefication and deformation analyses

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