Archive | March, 2008

Otago/Southland Branch Meeting - Feb 08

Otago/Southland Branch Meeting – Feb 08

Cable Price Invercargill hosted the Otago/Southland Branch IOQ meeting on 20 Feb 2008. The meeting, chaired by IOQ Otago/Southland Chairman, Craig McCrorie, was well attended by many local quarry folk,with members of the NZ Executive also present. The local branch elected Lex Robb as the Conference 2009 Chairman and it is clear that their strong […]

Swiss giant gets nod for land buys

Report from NZ Herald Wed March 05, 2008 By Anne Gibson Swiss quarry and cement giant Holcim has Government approval to buy large blocks of land in North Otago where it is planning to establish a new cement plant. In the latest round of decisions released by the Overseas Investment Office, Holcim made five separate […]