What we do

Contract Mining – Getting more out of the ground

We are one of the largest contract miners globally with demonstrated industry leading expertise in hard rock surface and underground mining and drilling.


Barminco is a name synonymous with delivering high-quality hard-rock underground mining services. We leverage our decades of experience to provide all aspects of development, production and mine support activities for our clients. Across Australia, Barminco currently operates in three states managing 15 projects mining gold, nickel, copper and zinc.


In Africa, our business includes leading global mining brands Barminco, African Mining Services (AMS) and African Underground Mining Services (AUMS). We operate 12 projects across five countries and employ more than 5,000 people.


In 2020 Perenti continued its strategic expansion into tier one mining jurisdictions entering the North American market for the first time. Through our subsidiary Barminco we currently operate two key underground projects in Canada at the Red Chris mine in British Columbia and at the Hemlo mine in Ontario.