Archive | June, 2013

The Health and Safety (Pike River Implementation) Bill

Email message received from MBIE 26/6/2013 Dear stakeholders The Health and Safety (Pike River Implementation) Bill was introduced to Parliament this week, and is available on the Parliament website at Health-and-Safety-Pike-River-Implementation-Bill The Bill contains the proposed legislative changes needed to implement the Government’s response to the Royal Commission’s recommendations. It has three parts: Part 1 […]

MBIE Submission Documents

Good Morning All, Please find attached with this post, the three documents that the IOQNZ will be sending through to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Education (MBIE) as a submission on the “Safe mines: safe workers” proposal. This has to be with MBIE by the close of business on July 1st 2013 (Monday next […]


Newsletter – June 2013 released

Contents: President’s Note QuarryNZ Conference Dunedin 2013 –‘ Rock our Global Foundation’ Quarry Industry Training Organisation – MITO MinEx Continuing Professional Development MBIE Discussion Document – Implementing Recommendations from the Royal Commission 45th ANNUAL AQA & IOQ JOINT CONFERENCE 2013 – Updates Metso – Lokotrak LT96 Incidents from Minex Welcome to New members June 2013 […]


Many of our members have questions about the transition of quarrying training programmes / courses from ExITO to MITO. Here are some of the Frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) Please Contact IOQNZ should you have any other questions you’d like answers to.

MBIE Consultations announced

Attached please find a Public & Industry Consultations Schedule for the second round of consultations on the Safe Mines – Safe Workers discussion documents. MBIE advise that the * 12 noon – 1.30 pm session will focus on the contents of Vol 1 of the discussion document * 2 – 4 pm session will focus […]