Archive | July, 2007

2007 MIMICO Environmental Award

2007 MIMICO Environmental Award

The quarried area at Cape Foulwind before restoration work After restoration work by Holcim which won the MIMICO Award Accepting the MIMICO Environmental Excellence Award 2007 was Holcim CAPE FOULWIND QUARRY Quarry Supervisor, Rob Hazeldine, left, with Rex Davies, right, Managing Director MIMICO and Bruce Taylor, outgoing President of the Aggregate and Quarry Association. Holcim […]

2007 Honorary Fellow

2007 Honorary Fellow

Brian Bouzaid has a passion for the quarrying industry. Over the past 14 years he has served the NZ IOQ well – not only serving his Wellington Branch but also as an very active and dedicated council member for the National Executive. He represented us well overseas as NZ President and has offered stability and […]

2007 Niemac Award - Jack Parker

2007 Niemac Award – Jack Parker

Murray Francis (right) accepts the working model jaw crusher – the 2007 Niemac Trophy awarded by Graham Fergusson to Oamaru-based Road Metal’s Cental Otago Manager, Jack Parker Murray and Adrienne Francis celebrate at the Volvo Awards Dinner. Jack Parker has been in the Quarrying Industry for nearly 36 years. This nomination is in recognition of […]

Quarry industry earns praise for environmental work

Quarry industry earns praise for environmental work

Media Release 18.07.07 Cement producer, Holcim has won an Environmental Excellence Award for work over more than 20 years rehabilitating the quarry supplying lime to its cement factory at Cape Foulwind near Westport. Former parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Morgan Williams and Institute of Professional Engineers President, Jeff Jones announced the annual MIMICO award […]

2007 RD Hassed Memorial Trophy

2007 RD Hassed Memorial Trophy

This year the RJ Hassed Memorial Trophy was awarded to Murray Discombe in recognition of “outstanding contribution to the NZ Institute”. Murray joined the Institute in 1989 and has served as Secretary, Treasurer, and President for the Auckland Branch. He is still on the Auckland committee, and is part of the organising committee for the […]

2007 - Gough CAT Award

2007 – Gough CAT Award

Shane Toto, Quarry Manager for Stevensons Drury Quarry, Auckland receives the Gough CAT Award from Matt Kean, NZ Marketing Manager for Goughs. President Steve Ellis (also Manager, Quarries Division, for Stevensons) was also very pleased with the outcome. Shane Toto