INNOVATION AT CARRAPATEENA

The Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia aspires to become one of the country’s most technologically advanced underground mines. With innovation central to the way we work, we are leading the implementation of various initiatives during the development of this pioneering project, including an advanced wireless IT and data system…

August 1, 2017


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


HENTY FIRST GOLD POUR

Two gold doré (gold and silver alloy) bars, each weighing in at approximately 300 ounces, marked the first gold pour and welcomed reopening of the Henty Gold Mine in Queenstown, Tasmania.

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


IMPROVING HOW WE CAPTURE AND USE DATA

The world is increasingly being driven by data. Improving the data we collect, store and analyse will provide PYBAR with greater insight into opportunities to improve productivity and efficiencies for our clients.

April 10, 2017


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