Heron awards Woodlawn contract to Pybar

Heron Resources has awarded the underground mining contract for the company’s wholly-owned Woodlawn zinc-copper project to specialist underground mining contractor Pybar Mining Services
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Heron Resources' Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales

Staff reporter

PRESS RELEASE: The Woodlawn project is located near Tarago, 250km southwest of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Pybar will mobilise to site within the next three months and is expected to commence underground mining operations at Woodlawn during August.

Wayne Taylor, managing director of Heron Resources, commented: "The award of the underground mining contract for Woodlawn is a key step on the path to commencing production at Woodlawn in the first quarter of 2019. We undertook a very competitive tender process and we are pleased to have awarded the Woodlawn contract to Pybar. In addition to their strong capability to undertake the proposed works, we see a significant advantage in their local New South Wales base for providing rapid project support. We look forward to working with Pybar as we commence development and mining operations at Woodlawn."

Brendan Rouse, CEO of Pybar, said: "Pybar is delighted to be working with Heron at the Woodlawn project. We look forward to bringing our strong local presence and innovative approach to Woodlawn and working in close collaboration with Heron's technical team to deliver the project successfully."

Pybar is an Australian owned and operated company with a long track record in metalliferous underground mining operations and has an outstanding reputation in the safe and timely execution of project works.