2003 Gough CAT Travel Award

Andrew Dronjak

*Secretary for the Auckland Branch

*At the time of the award was Assistant Quarry Manager at Waitakere City Council’s Te Henga Quarry (operated by Yelavich Bros since 1954, and more recently by Wharehine Contractors.)

*Since then was employed as Quarry Supervisor with Holcim Aggregates’ Manukau Quarry, Wiri, and
* since Jan 06 General Manager McRobbie Dowling Quarries, Pokeno

*First student in New Zealand to receive the Diploma in Quarrying through the ExITO training scheme

*Andrew is the first person residing outside of Australia to gain the Australian Diploma in Extractive Industries Management

Goughs are organising for Andrew to travel to Iceland ! to study tectonic plates. We look forward to his presentation when he returns. Iceland – Land of Light and Darkness