In order to mark the 40th Annual Conference, your Executive Committee decided to recognise the founding members who attended the first Annual Conference of the IOQ held in 1969A special Founding Member Award was produced (pictured at left) and awarded by UK President, Cedric Hollingsworth, to the following members at the Titan Volvo Awards Dinner: […]
The Institute of Quarrying NZ Award was presented this year to: Former PresidentBill Bond (1999-2001), and Immediate Past President, Steve Ellis (2005-2007)
Chief Inspector of Mines Tunnels & Quarries, John Walrond, has been a great supporter of the Institute of Quarrying especially at his local Auckland Branch One of the fixtures on the Auckland Branch Diary has been John’s presentation of the “Annual Health & Safety Review” which he has made every year for the last 8 […]
For his paper presented at Conference on A History of Drilling in NZ Bernie McDonald of Toprock Drilling was awarded the Lynn Jordan Memorial Trophy. He is pictured here with IOQ President George Kelcher.
Quarry Manager, Darcy Maddern of McDonalds Lime Oparere Quarry near TeKuiti receives the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award from General Manager, Bernie Chote.
Rocktec were the recipients of the AJ & RJ Loader Sponsors Trophy for best display. Well done. Rocktec Display Stand
Tony Hunter receives the Niemac trophy from Niemac Director Graham Ferguson, who made the award this year to Doug Upston Quarry Manager at Blachead Quarries Ltd Balclutha Quarry. Newspaper article [Click to enlarge]
John McCallum speaks to the delegates at the Goughs Dinner, after receiving a Life Membership from the Aggregate and Quarry Association NZ Inc from George Cunningham. John is pictured here with AQA President James Boyce, and MC Steve Davis. Notes from George Cunningham’s presentation: “When I met John McCallum is 1967, he had already been […]
Murray is a long time, behind the scenes, supporter of the IOQ NZ and the NZ Quarry Industry. Murray, as Managing Director of Road Metals Co Ltd, has been a very firm supporter of the IOQ NZ in many ways. Murray is very vocal about the positive attributes of the annual Quarry Conference, the networking […]
Late in 2007, the IOQ chose Dennis Cochrane to be the recipient of a Citation for his long standing service (approx 18 years) to the Northland Branch of the Institute. Before it could be awarded, Dennis died suddenly in March 2008. As a measure of the high esteem held for Dennis, the Citation was awarded […]