Underground Development Contract Awarded for Hamlet North at St Ives Gold Mine

Underground mining contractor PYBAR Mining Services has been awarded the contract for the development of the Hamlet North project at Gold Fields’ St Ives Gold Mine located outside Kambalda, 80km north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.

June 7, 2019
Development, Underground Development, Western Australia

RTO Certification Update

PYBAR’s application to become a Registered Training Organisation is progressing well and now has a name: the Australian Institute of Mining (AIM).

May 1, 2019
Our People, Training, Underground Mining

New Weighbridges

The first of our new weighbridges with load scanning capability were installed at our King Vol and Mungana sites in January and February.

May 1, 2019
Innovation, King Vol, Mungana, Weighbridges

Underground Development Contract Awarded at Cowal Gold Operations

Underground mining contractor PYBAR Mining Services has been awarded the contract for underground exploration decline development and diamond drilling at Evolution Mining’s Cowal Gold Operations located in West Wyalong, 350km west of Sydney.

February 19, 2019
Development, Mining, Underground Development

PYBAR CSO elected to Austmine Board

Congratulations to our Chief Services Officer Andrew Rouse who was appointed to Austmine’s Board of Directors at its AGM in October. 

December 18, 2018
Austmine, Equipment, METS, Mining, Technology

PYBAR expands at Peak

PYBAR has recently signed a contract with Aurelia Metals to carry out all underground development and production mining activities at Peak Mines near Cobar, NSW.

December 18, 2018
Cobar, Peak, Production Mining, Underground Development


PYBAR has commenced operations at Heron Resources’ Woodlawn zinc-copper project in NSW, marking a significant milestone in the project development schedule.

November 2, 2018
Development, Heron Resources, New South Wales, Production, Underground Mining, Woodlawn, Zinc-Copper

Becoming RTO certified

In August we took the first steps in obtaining our Registered Training Organisation (RTO) certification. Initially we will apply to facilitate Certificate II and III in Underground Metalliferous Mining.

September 28, 2018
RTO, Registered Training Organisation, Underground Mining

PYBAR awarded seven year underground mining contract at Far West mine

PYBAR has been awarded the underground mining contract at Red River Resources Limited’s Far West project located at the Thalanga mine site, about 60km west of Charters Towers, Queensland.

July 10, 2018
Far West, Mine Development, Production Drilling, Queensland, Red River Resources, Thalanga, Underground Mining

PYBAR's iPlod plod data system

Innovation and the future of underground mining

In 2016 PYBAR Mining Services launched its own innovation program as part of its business strategy and ongoing commitment to continuous improvement.

July 3, 2018
Innovation, Underground Mining


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