Mobile Raise Boring Unit – Video

Watch PYBAR’s new independently mobile raisebore transporter show its moves on this new

November 26, 2013
Raise Boring, Whole of Mine


PYBAR expands service offer

PYBAR group recently purchased two raisebores and an exploration drilling company, two steps closer to confirming its position as an end to end supplier of quality mining contracting services

November 1, 2013
Exploration Drilling, Mine Development, Mine Production, Whole of Mine


Bruce Moore – Planning & Reliability Superintendent

Bruce joins the PYBAR Plant and Maintenance team after an extensive mechanical and maintenance career in underground mines all over Australia and in Indonesia, and more recently as the Maintenance Foreman for PYBAR’s drilling division.

July 2, 2013
Maintenance, Whole of Mine


WebBAR – fine-tuning for project profit

Underground mining contractor PYBAR’s WebBAR program is helping clients and PYBAR to better manage projects for bottom line results. WebBAR is an operations recording system that captures data from equipment and operators across all PYBAR projects.

July 2, 2013
Business Systems


All aboard for the 2013 Variety Bash

Paul Rouse and his crew are hitting the roads again for the 2013 Variety Club Bash, aka PYBASH.

July 2, 2013
New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Sponsorship, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


New Cabolter at CSA

PYBAR Mining have recently commissioned a new Sandvik DS421 into CSA Mine at Cobar, NSW. This is one of PYBAR’s largest investments and brings the fleet replacement value to $112M with over 370 pieces of equipment. This machine is designed especially for rock reinforcement in underground mines and tunnels with…

April 29, 2013
Cable Bolting, Mine Development


Kellie McGovern – Five years at PYBAR

For accounts payable team leader, Kellie McGovern, much has changed since starting at PYBAR five years ago.

April 29, 2013
Business Systems, Careers, New South Wales


Safe haulage during construction at Ulan

To maintain mine productivity, PYBAR’s civil and earthworks partner, A1 Earthworx Mining & Civil (A1) have been providing haulage services during construction and commissioning of the trunk conveyors and workshop / stores at Xstrata Coal’s Ulan West operations.

April 29, 2013
Mine Development, Mine Production, Whole of Mine


PYBAR’s skills assist Newcrest at Lihir

Maree Hitchen from PYBAR’s maintenance team has travelled to Papua New Guinea (PNG) to assist Newcrest’s Lihir operations team implement management systems to improve and unify processes across Newcrest sites.

March 20, 2013
Exploration Drilling, Mine Development, Mine Production, Whole of Mine


Shotcrete stability at Mineral Hill

A recent review by geotechnical engineers engaged by KBL on poor ground conditions in a critical decline development at the Mineral Hill Mine resulted in the recommendation to shotcrete the decline to ensure long term access.

March 19, 2013
Mine Development, Shotcrete Rig, Shotcreting