Archive | August, 2017

Board of Examiners seek applications

Notice seeking applications for roles on the Board of Examiners The online notice is available here: Applications Notice Rachael Manson Advisor – New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners High Hazards and Specialist Services Level 4, 86 Customhouse Quay, PO Box 165, Wellington 6140 P +64 4 901 0696 M +64 21 802 471 E […]

Courses – Quarry Planning

Quarry planning for operators of Extractive Sites Introduction: All mine and quarry sites have a legal obligation to have an up-to-date mine plan on site, which is an essential component of any operations risk management strategy. History confirms that many incidents and near misses have resulted from poor mine planning and the failure to address […]

Courses – Electrical Awareness

Presenter: Lionel Smith Venues to be advised Electrical Awareness for Quarry Managers and Supervisors This course is based on AS/NZ Standards and is more focused on what to look for within the Quarry Industry in terms of electrical awareness. It is run by a Mining/Quarrying electrical inspector from Australia. It does not give the training […]


Graham Fergusson passes

It is with great sadness that we advise the passing of Graham Fergusson (Ferg) on 3 August 2017, aged 69. Graham took over the Niederer Machinery business in the early 1990’s calling it Niemac, agents for Astec, Telsmith, JCI, KPI crushers and screens. He loved developing new pieces of equipment to cater for specialist needs. […]

IOQ Northland Awards 12/8/17

THE COMMITTEE WANT TO SEE YOU Tickets are available Support the north and the industry The Northland IOQ have a great night lined up for you with a couple of different comedians. The committee works very hard getting this Awards Night organised every year for our Northland Quarry people. $45.00 per ticket will give you […]

2017 Awards

Recipients of the IOQNZ Awards 2017 were: IOQNZ Award – Gordon Laing Winstone Aggregates Safety Award – Whitehall Quarry Chief Inspector’s Award – Stevenson Quarries Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy – Andy Loader AJ & RJ Loader Sponsor’s Trophy – Prime Pumps NZ Quarry & Mining Awards – Zara Clifton, Ben Hopkins, Matt Webster RD Hassed […]