Archive | November, 2004

Queensland- Fatal Accident – Driller

24 November 2004 At about 10:30 am on 24 November 2004 an accident occurred at the Mount Norma mine, a small open cut copper mine about 30 km south east of Cloncurry. It is reported that a driller was fatally injured when a bench collapsed causing him to fall about 15 metres over the edge […]

Webster Family Scholarship - 2004

Webster Family Scholarship – 2004

At the NZ Annual Conference at Wairakei, 2004, Richard Hardwick, Mobile Crushing Foreman was a recipient of the Webster Family Scholarship. Richard is a member of the IOQ, with 8 years in the industry. His work responsibilities are The mobile crusher, and all staff associated To make quality specified gravel at all times Co-ordinate and […]



09/11/2004As we complete another successful lecture tour to mark Jim Macdonald and his invention The Barmac I thought it important to look back at who Jim was and to also introduce this year’s host speaker. Ian Rodger, Manager of Metso Minerals. Firstly I want to thank Ian and Metso Minerals who make the lecture tour […]

RD Hassed Memorial Award - 2004

RD Hassed Memorial Award – 2004

Trevor and Erin Tamblyn of Blackhead Quarries with the justly deserved RD Hassed Trophy. Both Trevor and Erin have been outstanding examples of service to the industry over a large number of years, including representing New Zealand IOQ interests at several overseas quarrying conferences. Some of his quarrying background is highlighted here:- Trevor Tamblyn left […]

Brian Bouzaid secures
2004 Lyn Jordan Memorial Award

2004 – Lyn Jordan Memorial Award

When Brian Bouzaid recieved the Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy from Immediate Past President, Russell Vickers, for best paper presented at either local branch meeting or at Conference, he was pretty pleased, then lost for words. Brian’s paper, co-authored by Boffa Miskell was later awarded the Caernarfon Award, the internationally recognised award for excellence in a […]

2004 Gough CAT Travel Awards

2004 Gough CAT Travel Awards

This year Goughs CAT awarded two recipients with their Travel Award – Ross McKinnel and Jonny Francis Ross McKinnel, Quarry Manager Greenhills Quarry, Invercargill: Ross has managed the Quarry since 1995, and has been employed in the quarrying industry for 23 years. He joined Southern Aggregates in April 1995 Ross qualifications include a Shot Firers […]

2004 Niemac Trophy

2004 Niemac Trophy

Roddy Maxwell of Fulton Hogan’s Parkburn Quarry took out the honours this year for an innovative approach to solving a new project at the quarry Roddy has been employed by Fulton Hogan for 38 years orginally in Dunedin then based up in Alexandra. Roddy spent a lot of time with the construction arm of FH […]

2004 Komatsu Award

2004 Komatsu Award

Jim Gardner, NZ Sales Manager for Komatsu awarded the 2004 travel voucher to Warwick Leach of HG Leach & Co quarry, Tirohia Warwick is Quarry Production Manager for H G Leach & Company Ltd, managing four hard rock quarries in the Thames Valley region. Warwick has a staff of 20 operating between the four sites. […]