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Cadia Valley Operations is owned by Newcrest Mining Limited and is one of the largets gold mining operations in Australia. Operations include two underground mines and an ore processing facility.

Noise

Routine attended, unattended and traffic noise surveys are conducted at Newcrest's Cadia Valley Operations (CVO) and CVO Dewatering Facility in accordance with the CVO Noise Monitoring Program (CVO NMP), approved by NSW Department of Planning and Environment July 2014.

Monitoring undertaken includes:

  • Directional Noise Monitoring
  • Attended Noise Monitoring
  • Traffic Monitoring
  • Meteorological Monitoring

Monitoring is conducted using a combination of devices including a directional noise monitor (e.g. QuattroSound®); an attended noise monitor (e.g. the Bruel and Kjaer Sound Level Analyser) and an unattended noise monitor (eg. EL-215 type logger).

Monitoring Locations
Area Location Directional Unattended Unattended Attended

Mining
Operations

Chesterfield 2 x 7 day periods / year   2x15 minutes / biannually
Warrengong 2 x 7 day periods / year   2x15 minutes / biannually
Willow Creek 2 x 7 day periods / year   2x15 minutes / biannually
South Log 2 x 7 day periods / year   2x15 minutes / biannually
Bonnie Glen 2 x 7 day periods / year   2x15 minutes / biannually
Rosebank 2 x 7 day periods / year   2x15 minutes / biannually
Northwest 2 x 7 day periods / year   2x15 minutes / biannually
CVO Dewatering
Facility
Somervaille 2 x 7 day periods / year *   2x15 minutes / biannually*
Nixon 2 x 7 day periods / year *   2x15 minutes / biannually*
MC & PA Ewens 2 x 7 day periods / year *   2x15 minutes / biannually*
D Palmer 2 x 7 day periods / year *   2x15 minutes / biannually*
H Tetlaw 2 x 7 day periods / year *   2x15 minutes / biannually*
ML Gardner 2 x 7 day periods / year *   2x15 minutes / biannually*
GJ Keen 2 x 7 day periods / year *   2x15 minutes / biannually*
Traffic Cadia Rd/ Woodville Rd/ Orchard Rd   2 x 7 day periods / year  

*Note: monitoring occurs as per the approved CVO Noise Monitoring Program.
 

To view the approved CVO Noise Monitoring Program click on the link below:

File Description Size Published
Cadia Noise Monitoring Program_5 3274 KB 14/10/2021

To view monthly Noise Monitoring Reports from FY20-21,  click on the links below:

File Description Size Published
Cadia Unattended Noise Monitoring Report July 2021 3867 KB 5/10/2021
Cadia Unattended Noise Monitoring Report August 2021 4971 KB 16/11/2021
Cadia Unattended Noise Monitoring Report September2021 4049 KB 08/11/2021

 

 

 

 

 

To view recent Noise Monitoring Reports, visit the links below: 

Noise Monitoring Reports FY21

Noise Monitoring Reports 2019-2020

Noise Monitoring Reports 2018-2019

* Noise Monitoring Reports 2017-2018

* Noise Monitoring Reports 2016

* Noise Monitoring Reports 2015

The monitoring network including monitoring locations, are shown [click thumbnails to enlarge] in maps below:

Noise monitoring locations

Noise Monitoring Locations

CVO Dewatering Facility

CVO Dewatering Facility

Noise Monitoring Locations Roads
Roads