Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard rock underground mining services companies, with operations in Australia, Africa and North America.
Your full-service underground mining partner.
Barminco is an underground mining organisation, for us technology is about increasing the delivery of metres and tonnes, as safely and efficiently as possible.
Technology and innovation are core components of the Barminco value proposition. Our ability to discover both internal and external trends, rapidly evaluate concepts and implement initiatives with short interval review cycles are intrinsic to the way we work.
Our innovation capability helps differentiate Barminco from its competitors, keep pace with or lead technological change and deliver significant value to our clients. Barminco acknowledges that innovation can occur anywhere and this has led to an internal and external collaborative approach to the technology initiatives we undertake on our sites.
Our approach comprises four distinct phases which are centered on
bringing new technology to client projects in the most structured, planned and
Phase 1 – Outline the operational & commercial objectivesPhase 2 – Evaluate the available technologyPhase 3 – Provide justification for selectionPhase 4 – Implement the plan
As the global
trend of mining moving underground accelerates, technology will be pivotal in enabling
companies to access their resources at increasingly greater depths, both
cost-effectively and safely.
To ensure we meet the needs of our clients operating in a globally competitive marketplace, Barminco has developed a 10-year technology roadmap for building the underground mines of tomorrow. This roadmap comprises four clear and decisive initiatives – Data, People and Change, Automation, and Enablers.