Newcrest Tailings Stewardship initial detailed safety inspection phase

Client Name
Newcrest Tailings Stewardship Program
New South Wales, Australia
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Civil & structural engineering
  • Mine waste engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering

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