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Owned by:

Part of Byrnecut Group owned by Thyssen Group/Australian management

Services:

Mechanised underground mine development; mine production; shotcreting; equipment rebuilds; maintenance engineering; mine engineering consultancy services; labour hire; raise-drilling

Innovation:

Byrnecut is at the forefront of remote control and automation in underground production, having introduced automated loading systems to numerous operating mines. Ongoing R&D investment in trucking technology and alternative mining development /production systems.

Employees:

More than 3,200 (group total), including c940 national employees in various countries outside Australia.

Current group contracts in:

Australia, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Mali, DRC, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Canada, USA, New Zealand

News

Thiess wins Prominent Hill contract

Thiess wins Prominent Hill contract

CIMIC subsidiary Thiess picks up new South Australia mine contract

Positive Kipushi PFS for Ivanhoe

Positive Kipushi PFS for Ivanhoe

Definitive feasibility study currently underway

Feasibility

13 DECEMBER 2017
Byrnecut loads up on new work

Byrnecut loads up on new work

Leading privately-owned mining contractor continues to grow order book

Leadership

04 AUGUST 2017
Byrnecut in box seat at Carosue Dam

Byrnecut in box seat at Carosue Dam

Saracen's big underground future set to involve major contractor

Leadership

28 JULY 2017
Contracting tide may be turning

Contracting tide may be turning

Sector remains generally troubled by debt and margin pressure, but optimism returning

Leadership

23 FEBRUARY 2017
Gwalia keeps on trucking

Gwalia keeps on trucking

Flagship St Barbara gold mine set to enter productive new phase in its long life

Leader Interviews

11 NOVEMBER 2016
Service sector sees the light

Service sector sees the light

The uptick in commodity prices and the follow-on rise in equity valuations has, for the most part, escaped...

Leadership

07 SEPTEMBER 2016
"In boom times the economic gurus would say we had lazy capital. Most of those jocks have not had their own money on the line"

"In boom times the economic gurus would say we had lazy capital. Most of those jocks have not had their own money on the line"

Steve Coughlan, executive chairman (and co-founder back in the 1980s when the English rock band The Pretenders...

Leadership

15 APRIL 2016

Mining's mental health fight

Mental health is becoming an increasingly prominent issue, particularly in Australia, where a recent...

Leadership

02 DECEMBER 2014

Pybar passes underground test

Experienced mining engineer and now business development manager with Pybar, David Noort, doesn’t try...

Leadership

01 NOVEMBER 2014

Africa has 'generational' mining skills challenge

Byrnecut, Australia’s most internationally active hard-rock underground mining contractor, returned to...

Leadership

30 OCTOBER 2014

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