Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) has commenced depositing tailings into the Cadia Hill open pit following completion of the construction work for the pipeline infrastructure.
It comes after the company received the go ahead to use the open pit as a tailings storage facility from the New South Wales government last month
Newcrest is continuing to review and determine the cause of a dam collapse which halted operations at the the mine in March.
The gold mining giant says Cadia will return to full production rates before the end of the financial year.
Shares in Newcrest (ASX:NCM) are trading up 0.56 per cent to $21.55.