Archive | July, 2006

2006 MIMICO Environmental Award

2006 MIMICO Environmental Award

Presented each year by MIMICO is the prestigious Environmental Award. This year there were three nominations. Securing the award this year was Fulton Hogan’s Ellerslie Quarry, Reliable Way Auckland. Quarry Manager Chris Rakena, (now with FRH Group Brisbane) spoke with passion about this achievement dedicating it all the hard-working staff at FH. Special mention was […]

Blair Mathieson secures 2006 Webster Scholarship

Blair Mathieson secures 2006 Webster Scholarship

Blair Mathieson has worked for Road Metals for the past two years based out of Oamaru and is responsible for the mobile crusher and all staff associated. This plant includes an Allis 806 Jaw Crusher, a Metso HP200 Cone Crusher and two Volvo L120E loaders. When required, a mobile Barmac and wash-screen are added to […]

2006 Honorary Fellowships

2006 Honorary Fellowships

The Annual Conference is an ideal time and place to recognise those who deserve a special mention for their long-standing commitment to the IOQ. This year two Honorary Fellowships were awarded. Pictured here with Steve Ellis, are Russell Vickers owner of Vickers Quarries (Stratford) and President of the IOQ 2001-2003, and Eric Souchon, General Manager […]

2006 Winstone Aggregates Safety Award

2006 Winstone Aggregates Safety Award

This year the Winstone Safety Award was hotly contested by several quarry operations. The 2006 recipient of Winstone Aggregates Safety Award was Hilderthorpe Quarry, part of Oamaru Shingle Supplies Ltd operations, from Oamaru. This is a joint-venture arrangement between Firth Industries and Fulton Hogan. Pictured here are Terry Byrne General Manager, Malcolm Vince Quarry Manager, […]

2006 AJ & RJ Loader Sponsors Award

2006 AJ & RJ Loader Sponsors Award

“As each year goes by, it seems more difficult to choose a recipient for this award.” explained Andy Loader. “The efforts that each sponsor makes to present a striking and memorable trade display is quite staggering”. This year’s Best Sponsor’s Trade Display was awarded to GROENEVELD

IQA President reinforces IQA/IOQNZ Relationship

IQA President reinforces IQA/IOQNZ Relationship

When John Malempre, President of the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) and Greg Bondar National CEO IQA attended the 38th Conference in Christchurch (July 2006) they presented NZ President Steve Ellis with a magnificently carved wooden plaque: “In appreciation and recognition of the ongoing relationship between the Institute of Quarrying Australia and New Zealand” (Pictured […]