Pioneering the future of underground mining

PYBAR leads the way with the application of innovative technologies at Carrapateena There is a huge trend towards technological innovation in the mining industry as miners strive for greater safety, efficiency and productivity. The opportunity is even greater for underground projects where development and application of new technology, particularly sophisticated…

December 21, 2016


Improving Steel Casing In Underground Mines

Following a rigorous development process, PYBAR is now offering an improved solution In underground mining, steel casing or steel pipe is used to line holes that have been bored or drilled for rising mains water, utility lines and paste fill, protecting the contents from damage and loss into open voids or…

December 21, 2016


PYBAR AND CAPITAL DRILLING JOIN FORCES IN AFRICA

PYBAR ENTERS INTO A PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT In April 2016, PYBAR entered into a three year agreement with drilling services company Capital Drilling Limited for the co-marketing of underground hard rock mining services in Africa. It’s been a strategic move for both PYBAR and Capital Drilling to enter into a partnership…

October 12, 2016


BUSY MONTHS FOR MOBILISATION

PROJECT TEAMS MOBILISE RAPIDLY TO SITE FOLLOWING NEW CONTRACT WINS. Following a number of recent contract wins, we have had a busy few months mobilising plant and personnel to the Matilda project in the goldfields of WA, the Carrapateena and Challenger projects in SA, and the Mungana project west of…

October 12, 2016


INTRODUCING THE LATEST IN MINE DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY

SANDVIK DD422i JUMBO TRIAL. Aurelia Metals’ Hera mine to host training and familiarisation program for PYBAR’s new Sandvik DD422i jumbo drill. In September, Hera will host a team comprised of Sandvik training specialists and a selection of PYBAR mining engineers, jumbo operators and drill fitters for training and trialling the…

October 12, 2016


PYBAR wins underground development contract at Carrapateena copper-gold project

PYBAR is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract for underground mining services at OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia, one of the country’s largest undeveloped copper deposits. PYBAR was selected on its technical capability, commitment to safety, record for delivering according to plan and…

July 19, 2016
Mine Development, South Australia


RAISE BORE DIVISION ON THE UP

FLEET OF FOUR RIGS, ALL IN OPERATION IN AUSTRALIA AND OVERSEAS. The raise bore team has been achieving some excellent milestones as we increase our raise bore capabilities. We now have four rigs in our fleet, all operating successfully in Australia or overseas! In recent months, we have successfully completed…

July 7, 2016
RBR600-VF, Raise Boring


PYBAR AWARDED REPEAT CONTRACT AT HERA MINE BY AURELIA METALS

New larger scope of 1.8 million tonnes. We are pleased to announce that PYBAR has been advised by Aurelia Metals of the award of the contract for development and production at the Hera gold-copper mine in NSW. The 3 year +1 +1 contract was competitively tendered in April and May…

July 7, 2016
Mine Development, Mine Production, New South Wales


DIDIPIO UPDATE. Works PROGRESSING WELL AT OUR FIRST OFFSHORE PROJECT

PYBAR commences work at OceanaGold’s Didipio mine site in the Philippines with a small crew of seven in February. This marks the first of overseas mining services project in the Philippines. In April, the second full month since we started on site, a total of 305 metres was achieved -…

July 7, 2016
Mine Development


PYBAR selected as preferred contractor for the key underground mining contract at Matilda gold project in WA

PYBAR Mining Services has been selected as preferred contractor for the five year whole-of-mine underground development and production mining contract at Blackham Resources’ Matilda gold project near Wiluna in Western Australia. Mobilisation to site has begun and the team will shortly commence preparations for the mining of the Golden Age…

July 1, 2016
Mine Development, Western Australia