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Cadia Hill Gold Mine | Crushed Ore Bin

The Cadia Hill Gold Mine is made up of the Cadia East underground panel cave mine and the Ridgeway underground mine. See more information here


Scope of Works
  • The Cadia Hill Gold Mine Excavation and support of a 6.5m dia x 34m deep Crushed Ore Bin and civil construction and installation of bin and rail liners, including:
  • Engineering, Design and Methodology developed by RUCC specifically for the Cadia Hill Gold Mine
  • Excavation and construction of shaft collar – 7mW x 7mL x 2mD
  • Strip and Line crane sink to -34m depth and concrete line to a finished diameter of 6.5m
  • Installation of temporary ground support through 8m breakthrough round
  • Installation of first 3 x bin liners at the Cadia Hill Gold Mine (flanged) at combined weight of ~25t utilising RUC Mining and Wilshaw designed supporting frame installed on the shaft collar
  • Place scribing and concrete pouring to lock bin liners in place
  • Installing remaining bin liners in 3m lifts while pouring concrete infill between liner and shaft wall
  • Installing rail mats inside bin liners and weld nuts to lock in place


Underground Mining Jobs in Orange NSW
Client:Newcrest Mining Ltd
Location:Cadia East - Orange, NSW
Contract Duration:3 months
Safety Statistics:0.0 LTIFR

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Nick Maguire Manager Mechanised Mining and Raise Boring

Nick Maguire

Manager Mechanised Mining and Raise Boring

Since 1996, Nick’s career to date has predominantly involved underground metalliferous mining.
His experience gained during this time has been from the ground up, having spent years working underground at the ‘coal face’ through to statutory and senior management positions on site and at corporate head offices. This has given Nick an in depth knowledge of all aspects associated with underground mining.

Tracey Chan

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Tracey is a CPA qualified Accountant with over 22 years’ experience, 9 of which have been with RUC Mining Contractors as Financial Controller.  Prior to her tenure with RUC Mining, she worked in various industries including engineering and construction, property and telecommunications across Perth, Melbourne and London.  Tracey leads the Finance, Procurement, and supply chain functions, supporting internal and external stakeholders, while also managing company secretarial obligations for RUC Mining and its subsidiaries.

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