New Cat R1700 loader

PYBAR in world-first underground trial of next gen Cat R1700 loader

In October, the PYBAR team at the Vivien gold mine in WA commenced the first underground trial globally of the new Cat R1700 loader which is expected to deliver significant productivity and efficiency benefits to underground mining operations.

December 15, 2017
CAT R1700 loader, Development Mining, Fleet, Mine Development, Mine Production, Western Australia


Atlas Copco Easer L increases development rates at Deep South

PYBAR’s application of the latest vertical development technology at Saracen Minerals’ Deep South gold mine in WA has set the mine’s benchmark for vertical development rates. Following a 15 month campaign, the Atlas Copco Easer L proved itself as a more productive and safer alternative to the air leg method.

December 15, 2017
Fleet, Mine Development, Raise Boring, Western Australia


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 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


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


PYBAR sponsors WA School of Mines Alumni for second consecutive year

PYBAR sponsors WA School of Mines Alumni for second consecutive year PYBAR is pleased to announce its partnership with the WA School of Mines Alumni (WASMA) for the second consecutive year. The WASMA is the graduate association for one of the oldest educational institutions in the state, the WA School…

February 9, 2016
Sponsorships, Western Australia


PYBAR wins mining contract at Kidman Resources’ Burbanks project

PYBAR is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the underground mining contract at Kidman Resources’ Burbanks gold project located near Coolgardie in Western Australia. Our appointment is a key step in Kidman’s strategy to ramp-up production at the mine and unlock its full potential. We will initially focus…

February 4, 2016
Mine Development, South Australia, Western Australia, Whole of Mine


Welcome to our Summer 2015 newsletter.

It is amazing how time continues to fly with New Year rapidly approaching. It seems to get faster as we get older! This is an important time for all of us but particularly for those in operations and maintenance to keep on focusing and concentrate on working SAFELY, ensuring that our…

December 29, 2015
New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia


PYBAR Mobilises Team to Saracen’s Deep South Project

The Deep South contract was awarded to PYBAR in August this year. PYBAR has been providing underground contract mining services to Saracen at Red October since 2011. The initial nine month contract at Deep South comprises 4km of development with stoping activity expected to commence in earnest in early in…

December 29, 2015
Mine Development, Western Australia


PYBAR Winter Newsletter

A Message from our CEO Welcome to our Winter Newsletter

August 24, 2015
New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, Whole of Mine