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Miner Suffered Serious Injuries At Cadia Gold Mine In NSW

A man has suffered serious injuries after an incident at the Cadia Gold Mine in central New South Wales, leading to the temporary halt of operations. 

The injured miner received immediate medical treatment at the site before being transported to the hospital.

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Cadia is one of Australia’s largest gold mining operations, owned by Newcrest Mining. 

The Cadia Gold Mine was given a final prevention notice by The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) last month after heavy metals were found in residents’ water and blood.

Community members had concerns about the impacts for years, and were encouraged to undergo health assessments. 

Mick Dewar, the general manager of Newcrest’s Cadia Gold Mine, said that no other workers were harmed in the incident, and the resources regulator has been informed. 

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“A team member being seriously injured is devastating news that no one wants to hear,” Mr Dewar said in a statement.

“We temporarily suspended underground operations and are working closely with the resource regulator and relevant authorities to understand what happened.”

In response to the incident, underground operations have been temporarily suspended.

More to come.

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