PYBAR specialises in mechanised underground hard rock mining. The size of our fleet and workforce position us as the third largest underground mining contractor in Australia. Our contract mining services are backed by the Group’s resources in diamond drilling, electrical design and construction, and fleet maintenance and engineering

This combined capability facilitates the delivery of a fully integrated, scalable service that can meet the demands of any underground mining project from greenfields exploration to whole-of-mine.

A track record in resetting performance benchmarks and delivering value through innovation and collaboration as mining contractors

PYBAR’s success as a mining contractor is based on safe, rapid underground infrastructure development and consistent, reliable production.

Australia-wide, we have completed a number of successful mine development projects, building a track record in meeting and exceeding project targets.

Whole-of-mine projects include the Tritton and Hera mines in NSW, Osborne and Starra mines in Queensland , the Ballarat mine in Victoria and Red October in Western Australia. 

With Group resources based in all major mining centres in Australia, we have the capability to mobilise quickly to deliver a broad range of cost effective and skilled project management services.

Our credentials in underground mining
  • Australia-wide project management resources
  • rapid mobilisation through dedicated project start-up teams
  • a fleet of more than 300 items of machinery and equipment
  • integrated, industry leading management systems
  • best practice processes and procedures
  • strong safety culture backed by robust and ingrained systems
  • a collaborative partnership and focus on our clients’ bottom line
  • a complete service offering to keep projects on budget and on track
  • an experienced management team with a single-minded approach to safety, smart thinking and continuous improvement.

Recent awards

PYBAR has been recognised for our efforts as the third largest underground mining contractors in Australia. Our recent awards include:

Australian Mining Prospect Awards 2014 – Contract Miner of the Year: Winner

The Australian Mining Prospect Awards are considered the most esteemed and prestigious awards program for the mining and minerals processing industry in Australia. They officially recognise companies and individuals that have shown superior performance.
In 2014, PYBAR was awarded Contract Miner of the Year for our mine development and safety achievements at Aurelia Metals’ Hera Gold-Copper Mine in NSW.

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CGU Banjo Business Awards – 2015: Dual Winner

The Banjo Business Awards recognise service excellence in the Orange region and the important contribution local business makes to the fabric, well-being and growth of the city.

In 2015, PYBAR was awarded both Business of the Year and Excellence in Manufacturing, Mining, Agribusiness and Industrial Services.