A COMPLETE RAISE BORING SERVICE

OPTIMUM SOLUTIONS FOR ANY SIZE PROJECT, GLOBALLY

PYBAR’s Raise Boring Division is headquartered in Orange and is supported by Group office locations in Sydney, Perth, Darwin, Cobar, Townsville and Kalgoorlie.

Comprising of standard box hole drills through to one of the most powerful raise bore rigs in Australia, our fleet provides flexible, fit for purpose solutions to any mining or civil raise boring project in the country.

Our raise bore capability can be integrated into a contract mining service or provided standalone as dry hire, or wet hire using our highly skilled and experienced operators.

Mining

Capabilities:

  • Ventilation shafts
  • Ore passes
  • Slot holes
  • Service holes
  • Paste fill holes and pipes
  • Drain holes
  • Escape ways
  • Shaft steel liners
  • Shaft sealing units
  • Shaft blast canopies

Metalliferous Hard Rock

PYBAR’s raise bore drilling division is an integral part of our underground mining capability, servicing some of Australia’s largest projects. With our fleet of raise boring machines, combined with experienced drill crews, we have the ability to ream raises in metalliferous hard rock from 0.7 metres up to 7.0 metres in diameter.

Coal

Having successfully completed multiple raise bore projects in the coal sector, PYBAR’s raise bore management team has deep hands-on experience. Our flame-proof equipment enables us to offer a complete range of rigs to ream shafts in coal.

Civil

Capabilities:

  • Penstocks for hydro plants
  • Tunnel ventilation
  • Tunnel drainage
  • Pressure reducers from train tunnels
  • Deep and large diameter pile holes

Our sizeable and flexible fleet of raise boring machines provides us with the dynamic ability to ream raises for civil works from 0.6 metres up to 6.0 metres in diameter. Raise boring can be utilised for a broad range of applications including shafts for hydro-electric projects, underground gas storage facilities, egress, and underground elevator shafts and exhausts for subway or motorway tunnels.

Find out more about our fleet of raise bore rigs or download our Raise Bore Capability Statement