Cracking Carrapateena's cave

Cracking Carrapateena's cave

Staff disruptions due to COVID-19 meant additional underground mining resources had to be deployed.

Development

31 JANUARY 2022
Byrnecut, GRES for Abra spell

Byrnecut, GRES for Abra spell

Byrnecut has ordered equipment from Sandvik including an underground jumbo to use at Abra.

Development

09 SEPTEMBER 2021
Prominent Hill restarts operations following fatality

Prominent Hill restarts operations following fatality

Work was suspended on-site immediately after the incident.

Sustainability

07 SEPTEMBER 2021
Worker dies at Prominent Hill

Worker dies at Prominent Hill

Underground worker crushed by machinery in SA mine.

Sustainability

06 SEPTEMBER 2021
Cutting it?

Cutting it?

Could mechanical cutting become the way forward for underground miners.

Development

08 JULY 2021
St Barbara hurt on transition

St Barbara hurt on transition

Slower than expected transition to Macmahon impacts Gwalia production.

Fleet

18 MAY 2021
Byrnecut bags 100th APAC Automine loader

Byrnecut bags 100th APAC Automine loader

Technology appreciation growing among miners.

Wiluna's and Byrnecut's high-five

Wiluna's and Byrnecut's high-five

The historical Wiluna mine was established in 1897.

Development

16 MARCH 2021
Sandvik multitasker

Sandvik multitasker

Effort to meet the needs of Australian underground contractors.

Fleet

12 MARCH 2021
Risky business at Gwalia

Risky business at Gwalia

A willingness to share risk helped Macmahon oust Byrnecut at Gwalia.

Downer exits underground

Downer exits underground

Transitioning its $660 million Carrapateena contract to Byrnecut.

Development

20 JANUARY 2021
Dervish fatality

Dervish fatality

Contractor involved in Dervish incident has passed away.

Sustainability

15 JULY 2020