Archive | July, 2008

Wally Yelavich received his "Founding member" Award at the 2008 QuarryNZ Conference, Auckland

Founding Members Recognised

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: […]

2008 - Honorary Fellowship

2008 – Honorary Fellowship

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 […]

2008 Niemac Award

2008 Niemac Award

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]

2008 AQA Life Membership John McCallum

2008 AQA Life Membership John McCallum

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 […]

2008 RD Hassed Memorial Trophy

2008 RD Hassed Memorial Trophy

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 […]

Citation - Dennis Cochrane

Citation – Dennis Cochrane

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 […]