What we do

Contact 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.


Our Australian operations include our foundation businesses, leading drilling provider, Ausdrill and hard-rock underground mining contractor, Barminco. These businesses operate across four states, currently support 40 projects and operations and employ more than 3,000 people.


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.