Years of Service – April 2022

APR • 2022Years of Service Congratulations and thank you to all our staff who have recently reached a work milestone! 20th Anniversary Keith LawDavid Lindsay Steven SeboPeter Sullivan 15th Anniversary Scott AdamsGraham AinsworthAlan George BarkerDaryl Jon DenhamRoss Stephen Eastough Michael Alan McnamaraMichael Heinz PolkeMalcolm Arthur SewellBarry Kenneth Watson 10th Anniversary Steven AtkinCallan DunbarRobert EllisonDesmond FarlowKevin…

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Getting to know Celina Vannus – December 2022

DEC • 2022Getting to know Celina Vannus Shift Supervisor at Capricorn Copper for Byrnecut Q: How long have you worked for Byrnecut?Celina: I worked for over three years at Telfer, Athena-Hamlet for just under 12 months, and four years at Prominent Hill. I then had a couple of years away from Byrnecut and now I…

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Years of Service – August 2023

AUG • 2023Years of Service Congratulations and thank you to all our staff who have recently reached a work milestone! 30th Anniversary John GrazziadelliJohn Wrensted 25th Anniversary Anthony HarveyBarry ScanlonPhilip Hill 20th Anniversary Clement RogersDavid CornishMichael ChisholmPeter Langdon Shane LiddleStuart YorkTawa Maru 15th Anniversary Aaron Van Der SwaaghAndrew MarquardBrentan PalmerChristopher PallisterCraig TurveyDarren RileyDavid TaylorDean WalkerJames…

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Managing COVID-19 Restrictions – October 2021

OCT • 2021Managing COVID-19 restrictions NSW in lockdown A message from Peter Backhouse, Cadia Project Manager The Cadia mine site is located approximately 4 hours drive west of Sydney. There is no FIFO camp, so non-residential employees are normally accommodated in either Blayney or Orange. The recent lockdown of NSW has caused Cadia to have…

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Refurbishment and Upgrade of RB17 – April 2022

APR • 2022Refurbishment and Upgrade of RB17 Raising Australia bought 2 Robbins 56R machines second hand from the USA in September 2009. These are the only 2 56R series machines The Robbins Company manufactured and were originally built in 1996 specifically for small diameter raiseboring in low profile areas. They are especially suited to escapeways…

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Apprenticeship Completions – December 2022

DEC • 2022Congratulations to our Apprentices A huge round of applause to everyone who has completed their apprenticeships with the Byrnecut Group this year.Well done on your hard work! Electricians Kane LynasLuke MansfieldJake SimpsonThomas AntonioCameron GordonStephen Hay Craig ManicarosSam McCreadyJoshua HigginsChad McKayGreg Biagioni Auto Electricians Tyler ElliottCourtney BainJoe GuivarraNathan GeorgeBevan Walsh Paul StaceyDoug RobinsonJohnathon TalbotThomas…

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Wira Shaft Prominent Hill – October 2021

OCT • 2021Prominent Hill Wira Shaft Byrnecut has been involved at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill underground mine since cutting the portal in 2010. We have now been awarded the contract to construct the Wira Haulage Shaft. Byrnecut has completed in excess of 80 kilometres of development and produced over 20 million tonnes of copper-gold ore.…

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Namibia Project Takes Off – April 2022

APR • 2022Namibia Project Takes Off February saw the mobilisation of Byrnecut’s newest offshore contract, Canadian Owned B2 Gold’s, Wolfshag Underground Operation in Namibia, approximately 350km north of the capital city Windhoek. Wolfshag is the first underground gold mine in the country, it comes with great excitement for the team currently onboard! Led by Marc…

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Byrnecut Women in Mining – December 2022

Watching Prominent Hill’s tele-remote bogger operating from the Adelaide offices.Top Banner – Presentation from Denise Kapernick (Safety Trainer at Carrapateena) DEC • 2022Byrnecut’s Women in Mining Day Following the success of Jetcrete’s Women in Mining day held in Perth, Byrnecut decided to run a similar session at their Training Centre in Adelaide, South Australia. The…

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