PYBAR DOUBLES DRILLING PRODUCTIVITY AT COSTERFIELD WITH MUKI MICRO JUMBO

A game-changer for narrow vein operations Face drilling productivity at Mandalay Resources’ Costerfield gold and antimony mine in Victoria more than doubled during a three month trial of PYBAR Mining Services’ MUKI Micro Jumbo. The Costerfield mine is an underground operation using narrow vein mining techniques to extract vertical veins…

May 24, 2017
Development Mining, Exploration Drilling, Narrow Vein Mining, Production Drilling


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


Mount Isa Team Delivers

EIGHT YEARS LTI FREE, THE TEAM CONTINUES TO DELIVER A VALUABLE AND RELIABLE SERVICE AT MOUNT ISA 17 October marked the day Mount Isa reached the significant milestone of eight years LTI (Lost Time to Injury) free and two years, 205 days DI (Disabling Injury) free – representing a strong…

December 8, 2015
Mine Development, Mine Production, Production Drilling, Queensland


Drilling Cable bolting equipment available

Due to planned expansion in these services, PYBAR has several production drilling and cable bolting machines available. All machines can be fully manned with operators and maintenance personnel, equipped spares containers and support equipment. Machines available Production drilling Sandvik DL421/ Tamrock Solo 7-15/F Sandvik DL431/ Tamrock Solo 7-7V Sandvik DL331/…

March 20, 2012
Cable Bolting, Mine Development, Production Drilling


New Equipment Arrival

PYBAR expands its fleet to over $91.1m, with $6.1m worth of new equipment.

November 16, 2011
Jumbo, Mine Production, Production Drilling, Whole of Mine