Archive | February, 2006

Blasting at Dunback Lime Quarry

15/02/06. Blasting is common place for many of us quarry people. For some it’s quite an event and this article recording ablast at Taylor’s Lime at Dunback (near McRaes Gold) made it to the ODT (for non NZer’s, that’s short for Otago Daily Times.) And when a well-known All Black coach is involved there has […]

'Mounts Wire' host Auckland Meeting Feb 2006

‘Mounts Wire’ host Auckland Meeting Feb 2006

When Lindsay Cook, General Manager of Mounts Wire Industries describes some of his company’s achievements he does so with a quiet passion, and a real sense of pride. After all, not many companies extend back 87 years In 1919 Mounts Wire commenced its operations in Newmarket. In those days two brothers, Robert and Lesley Ross […]