Archive | August, 2015

Gordon Skeggs secured the MIMICO bronze award for Southern Aggregates

2015 MIMICO Environmental Bronze Award

The focus is the long-term rehabilitation of Fulton Hogan’s Gore Crushing quarry area, known locally as Jacobs Springs, following aggregate extraction from former farmland. Given this site adjoins the Mataura River, an internationally prized trout fishing river, it is essential the quarried areas are fully rehabilitated as extraction proceeds. A two-year planting riparian programme is […]

Chris Gray receives the MIMICO Silver Award on behalf of <strong>Belmont Quarry</strong>

2015 MIMICO Environmental Silver Award

This innovative project uses environmental consent conditions at Winstone Aggregate’s Belmont Quarry to increase staff understanding of resource consents, and other regulatory regimes within which the quarry operates. The quarry has 13 resource consents, 310 consent conditions, one wildlife permit, three certificates of compliance, seven management plans and must comply with the permitted activity rules […]

<strong>Tim Warren</strong> secured the Gold MIMICO Award for Westport

2015 MIMICO Environmental Gold Award

The Holcim NZ project is a major rehabilitation of the Tauranga Bay (Westport) quarry and surrounding land, following Holcim’s decision to close the quarrying and cement making facilities by mid 2016. The aim is to rehabilitate the site into a recreation amenity for public use and restore surrounding lands to a maturing indigenous forest. It […]

Dr Morgan Williams Tour – Environmental

The Dr Morgan Williams Tour is coming to your area in September/October. Please see flier. Canterbury Sep 29 Otago/ Southland Sep 30 Auckland Oct 5 Northland Oct 6 Waikato / Bay of Plenty Oct 7 Wellington Oct 27 Hawkes Bay Oct 28 see also Diary page for updates

NZQA – letter re NZIT assessors

On 14.8.15 we published notification from NZQA advising suitable contacts for on-going training / assessment. Attached is a letter from NZQA Deputy CEO / Quality Assurance about NZ Industry Training assessors. 19.8.15

Information for ITNZ trainees

NZQA has published information for ITNZ trainees. Please refer to the following web page for information for Industry Training New Zealand trainees: Withdrawal of Industry Training NZ consent to assess (extractive industry ) This is on the home page of the NZQA website under ‘News’. 11.8.15