Archive | February, 2005

George Cunningham

2004 – Honorary Fellows

The Wairakei Conference saw three worthy Institute of Quarrying members awarded Honorary Fellows have all been associated with the quarrying industry for many years. Their services to the Institute of Quarrying were recognised in the best way possible – at the combined IOQ/AQA National Conference in front of their peers & colleagues.

Winstone Aggregates Safety Award

Winstone Safety Award – Branch nominations

Winstone Aggregates has modified both the criteria sought and the nomination methods for its coveted Winstone Aggregates Safety Award From this year each Institute of Quarrying Branch should nominate a quarry (or quarries) for the award. The Chief Quarries Inspector will then choose the recepient from a short list. Nominations close 30 April 2005 Details […]

McBreen Jenkins appoint new manager for quarries

McBreen Jenkins have three main quarries – at Puketona Junction, Turiwiri, and Waihi Beach, with 9 satellite quarries scattered across Northland, and operated when required. Quarry icon Max Laybourne retired and the end of November 2004 after many years with McBreen Jenkins, Whangarei. Max served a good chunk of his time with Winstone Aggregates Lunn […]