PYBAR Mining Services

Founded in 1993, PYBAR is an underground hard rock mining contractor. Its agile, efficient and progressive service delivers rapid underground infrastructure and reliable production, from large operations to greenfield developments.

News

Recovery breakthrough at Henty

Recovery breakthrough at Henty

Body of missing Henty miner finally retrieved 26 days after underground tragedy.

Sustainability

18 FEBRUARY 2020
Henty recovery hits a hurdle

Henty recovery hits a hurdle

First attempt to recover missing miner proves unsuccessful.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

13 FEBRUARY 2020
Pybar hopes to recover missing miner this week

Pybar hopes to recover missing miner this week

Miner has been missing since January 23.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

05 FEBRUARY 2020
Recovery operation continues at Henty

Recovery operation continues at Henty

Robotic mini excavator and a loader retrieval system from Newcastle to be used in recovery efforts.

Deceased Henty miner named

Deceased Henty miner named

Miner killed in a rock fall at Henty named as Cameron John Goss.

Henty miner feared dead

Henty miner feared dead

Loader the miner operating has been located and is partially covered by fallen rock.

Miner missing underground at Henty

Miner missing underground at Henty

Police team moving to site to search with a robotic camera and thermal imaging drone.

Sustainability

23 JANUARY 2020
Cats roll into Dargues

Cats roll into Dargues

Pybar moves to automate the fleet at the Dargues mine in NSW.

Technology / innovation

17 DECEMBER 2019
Pybar school in session

Pybar school in session

Pybar gets go-ahead for underground training in NSW.

Operational Excellence

02 DECEMBER 2019
Pybar lands Hamlet part

Pybar lands Hamlet part

Pybar has won the contract to develop the Hamlet North project.

Development

30 MAY 2019
Pybar feet pound as it takes Cowal underground

Pybar feet pound as it takes Cowal underground

Pybar gets a 12 month contract to develop Cowal's decline.

Development

20 FEBRUARY 2019
Far West on track for Red River

Far West on track for Red River

Thalanga's second underground deposit on track to start production in third quarter.

Development

11 FEBRUARY 2019
Ventilation consideration in new loader

Ventilation consideration in new loader

Caterpillar rolls out R1700 loader.

Fleet

08 JANUARY 2019
Red River progressing in Far West

Red River progressing in Far West

Development at Far West down to 90m vertical depth.

Development

12 DECEMBER 2018
Pybar goes underground at Woodlawn

Pybar goes underground at Woodlawn

Woodlawn on track for commissioning by the end of the year.

Development

26 SEPTEMBER 2018
Radio underground

Radio underground

Getting communications underground could be a boon.

Communications

07 AUGUST 2018
WPG calls in the administrators

WPG calls in the administrators

Failed to manage a recapitalisation.

Sustainability

01 AUGUST 2018
Heron on track for fourth quarter commissioning

Heron on track for fourth quarter commissioning

All major Woodlawn earthworks done and engineering design and procurement 93% complete.

Development

30 JULY 2018
Carrapateena developing nicely

Carrapateena developing nicely

Development at Carrapateena at 6285m.

Development

19 JULY 2018
Pybar takes things further at Thalanga

Pybar takes things further at Thalanga

Pybar will ride with West 45 to the end.

Development

12 JULY 2018
Pybar picked for Far West mine

Pybar picked for Far West mine

Far West contract Pybar's second at Thalanga.

Development

09 JULY 2018
Emeco rolls out WesTrac's MineQ

Emeco rolls out WesTrac's MineQ

Can handle information from 3.5 million different data points.

Challenger stoush lingers

Challenger stoush lingers

Case likely to not be heard until next year.

Fleet

10 MAY 2018
Pybar to tackle Black Rock

Pybar to tackle Black Rock

Pybar gets more work with Mount Isa Mines.

Development

03 MAY 2018
Woodlawn progress on track

Woodlawn progress on track

Work about 35% complete and on schedule.

Design / Build

29 MARCH 2018
Woodlawn award for Pybar

Woodlawn award for Pybar

Pybar gets work at Woodlawn with Heron.

Development

28 FEBRUARY 2018
Ramping up

Ramping up

Skills and equipment shortages loom for underground contractors.

Development

20 FEBRUARY 2018
Design change stalled automation option

Design change stalled automation option

Going to twin declines changed cost-benefit equation.

Innovation

29 JANUARY 2018
Working tight

Working tight

Raise bore solution boosts production, safety.

Development

21 JANUARY 2018

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  • Address: 1668 – 1670 Forest Road, Orange, NSW, 2800, Australia
  • Phone: 02 6361 6400
  • Fax: 02 6360 2783
  • Website: pybar.com.au
  • Email: pybar@pybar.com.au

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People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda
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People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda

Approval of AIM boosts training capacity in the underground sector

PYBAR delivers record quarterly production at West 45
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PYBAR delivers record quarterly production at West 45

Commitment, capability and changed mining methods gave a record operating performance at Thalanga.

Operator app boosts productivity
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Operator app boosts productivity

An app which captures PLOD data from operators is providing major benefits to underground mining