The Group is an ASX200 diversified global mining services group headquartered in Australia.
From our meagre beginning as a one-drill operation in Kalgoorlie, the Group has become one of the largest diversified global mining services companies.
The Group has built a portfolio of companies designed to provide a complete mining value chain throughout Australia, Africa and around the world.
Darlot is an underground gold mine based in Western Australia and has been in operation for over 30 years. Darlot is operated by Red 5 and Barminco provides diamond drilling services.
The Wallaby orebody is located in the Eastern Goldfields Region of Western Australia and is operated by Gold Fields. Barminco provides diamond drilling services.
Plutonic is a gold mine in Western Australia that has been in continuous production since 1990. It is currently targeting 100koz per annum.
Barminco words with client Billabong Gold to provide diamond drilling services.
Barminco works with client Western Areas at the Spotted Quoll mine site in Western Australia. Spotted Quoll is a nickel mine and has a shared staff of approximately 190 people. It produces approximately 0.2Mt per year.
Spotted Quolls is the more recent development in the Forrestania complex and operates with Flying Fox as ‘one site’ to take advantage of operational synergies in plant and labour resourcing. Single stream management of the two operations has enabled Barminco to reduce costs and pass on savings to Western Areas.
Barminco has been working at the primary contractor at Western Area’s Flying Fox operation for more than a decade. The mine produces approximately 0.2Mt per annum and has a shared workforce (with Spotted Quoll) of approximately 190 people.
Odysseus is another of Western Area’s Nickel mines located in Western Australia. Odysseus is a mine re-start operation and is currently being rehabilitated with new development, before moving into production.
Odysseus currently has 25 people on site, with Barminco providing underground development service.
Located in the Indian state of Rajasthan in the Bhilwara district, Rampura Agucha is the world’s biggest zinc producing mine.
Barminco works in partnership with Hindustan Zinc to deliver key capital underground development projects. Approximately 140 staff are employed at this site and it produces 0.5Mt per annum.
Independence Group’s Nova mine produces approximately 1.3Mt of Nickel, Copper and Cobalt per annum. Located in Fraser Range, Western Australia the site has over 160 employees and Barminco provides a range of underground production mining and development services.
Barminco works with newly formed company Round Oak Minerals at their copper mine start-up, Mt Colin. Once ramp up is complete, Mount Colin will be developing approximately 0.4Mt tonnes per year. Approximately 40 employees are currently based at this site.
Sukari is one of the most remote sites in our group. Barminco has the task of training the Egyptian workforce and all site procedures have been translated into Arabic. Site rosters are 6 weeks on and 3 weeks off for all expats and 20 days on and 10 days off for all nationals.
The Sukari deposit is accessed via the Ptah and Amun Declines with approximately 0.7Mt produced per annum.
Sukari is the only underground operating gold mine in Egypt. It is staffed with a largely national workforce.