DD422i JUMBO WRAPS UP A WINNER AT HILLGROVE

The DD422i long round jumbo delivers both automation and precision at the Hillgrove mine in NSW where a 435m of decline development was completed within the scheduled time and cost, with no recordable injuries. The quality of the excavation and ground support installed was first class.

April 10, 2017
Development Mining, Exploration Drilling, Production Drilling


MECHANISING NARROW VEIN MINING

In 2016, PYBAR acquired a number of unique rigs providing a strong competitive edge in the market. One of these new additions, the MUKI Micro Jumbo, successfully completed its first project in October – confirming its game-changing capability for narrow vein mining projects.

April 10, 2017
Development Mining, Exploration Drilling, Production Drilling


PYBAR TRIALS GUIDANCE TECHNOLOGY ON TRUCKS UNDERGROUND

Reducing damage and improving efficiencies has been a key objective of the tele-guidance trial at Hera in NSW. Applying innovative technology that we believe will also deliver better safety outcomes will benefit to both our client and PYBAR. In November 2016, we fitted our two new AD45 ejector trucks at…

April 10, 2017


New Technology to Improve Safety and Training

Following a comprehensive mapping and configuration process, PYBAR went live with the INX HSE&T management platform in July 2016. Over the last few months, PYBAR has been rolling out INX software across our sites. INX is a web-based and mobile software solution that, once fully rolled out, we anticipate will…

January 10, 2017


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


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


RBR600-VF mobilisation to the philippines

PYBAR’s RBR600-VF mobilises offshore to OceanaGold’s Didipio gold-copper mine in the Philippines. Our raise bore division had an exciting start to 2016 with projects awarded both nationally and internationally. The win of the OceanaGold contract marks our first project outside Australia – an exciting step forward for our business. OceanaGold’s…

April 1, 2016
RBR600-VF


PYBAR acquires new Atlas Copco Easer

We have increased the PYBAR fleet of rigs with the addition of the Atlas Copco Easer mobile raise drill. With a focus on safety and better efficiencies, the rig delivers on both counts. Safety + Results Using the industry leading RCS (Rig Control System), Atlas Copco have produced an integrated…

April 1, 2016


CHINOVA OSBORNE AND STARRA MINES CONCLUDE PRODUCTION

Working hard and safely to the very end In August 2014, the Starra mine concluded production mining activities on exhaustion of the economic reserve. In 2015, the Osborne mine also exhausted its ore reserve. PYBAR was awarded the development mining contract at the Osborne mine in early 2011. In December…

February 2, 2016
Mine Development, Queensland


HMR Bobcat Rig

Innovative equipment modification gives HMR a unique market offering Responding to client feedback, our subsidiary company HMR Drilling Services has come up with an innovated solution to address the need for a small mobile rig for drilling grade control holes

August 24, 2015
Fleet, Mine Development, Whole of Mine