PYBAR awarded underground mining contracts at Mungana and King Vol in North Queensland

Specialist underground mining contractor PYBAR Mining Services is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the development and mining contract at Auctus Resources’ Mungana and King Vol projects, and has commenced operations at both sites. The contract covers 31 months service provision at Mungana and five years at King…

May 5, 2017
Mine Development

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


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


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

PYBAR to provide underground mining services at Challenger gold mine

PYBAR has signed a Letter of Intent with WPG Resources, the manager of the Challenger gold mine in South Australia, for the provision of underground mining services at the project. The Challenger Joint Venture, a 50/50 partnership between WPG Resources and Diversified Minerals intends to re-start underground mining in late…

April 26, 2016
Mine Development, South Australia

PYBAR and Exterra Resources to jointly develop Second Fortune gold mine in WA

PYBAR is pleased to announce that it has signed a Binding Term Sheet with mineral exploration company Exterra Resources for the joint profit share-based underground development of the high grade Second Fortune gold mine within the Linden gold project, 230km northwest of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The agreement gives PYBAR…

April 26, 2016
Mine Development, Western Australia, Whole of Mine

PYBAR enters co-marketing agreement in Africa

PYBAR Mining Services has entered into a three year agreement with London Stock Exchange-listed drilling services company Capital Drilling Limited for the co-marketing of underground hard rock mining services in Africa. Founded in 2004, Capital Drilling is headquartered in Mauritius and provides exploration, development, grade control and blast hole drilling services to mineral…

April 5, 2016
Mine Development

PYBAR wins first international contract with new raise bore rig

PYBAR Mining Services has been awarded its first international contract for the provision of rapid underground development and raise boring services at Oceania Gold’s Didipio high-grade gold-copper mine in the Philippines. The contract will utilise PYBAR’s newly acquired RBR600-VF raise bore rig, the second largest in Australia, which is currently…

March 16, 2016
Mine Development

Deep South’s underground expansion on schedule

The underground development of Saracen Mineral Holding’s Deep South gold mine in Western Australia’s Goldfields is on schedule with stoping to commence as planned in the June quarter 2016. Development is being undertaken by PYBAR Mining Services, which was awarded the nine month development contract in August 2015. PYBAR is…

March 1, 2016
Mine Development, Western Australia