Pybar moves to automate fleet at Dargues

Mining contractor Pybar has moved closer to underground automation at the Dargues gold mine in New South Wales, Australia, with the arrival on site of the second Cat R1700 underground loader

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Pybar executive chairman Paul Rouse and WesTrac mining business manager Neil Roberts shake hands on the new R1700 loader

Owned by Diversified Minerals, the Dargues gold mine will operate two Cat R1700s from the surface via teleremote in 2020, with the Cats to be fitted out with automation technology.