There were several contenders for the RD Hassed Memorial Trophy this year, but it was a clear majority in favour of Northland Branch Chairman, Murray Smith. He has shown leadership and has continually strived to encourage membership in the region – it was clear that his personal touch has now been rewarded.
Porter Group provide an generous award every two years to an IOQ member who is recognised as a leader within the quarrying industry. This year Brian Bouzaid, Holcim, received the award from David McSorley Porter Group. Brian gets to visit the Hyundai factory in Korea.
Each year The New Zealand Quarry and Mining Magazine Editor, Allan Titchall, recognises young persons having leadership potential. This year Jason Kerrison (Whangaripo Quarry) and Jake Rouse (Murray Clements Contractors) received their awards.
Trevor Tamblyn and wife Erin have represented the IOQNZ well over many years including attendance at several IQA conferences in Australia – an Honorary Fellow was a fitting recognition
This year the Christchurch gravel operation at Fulton Hogan’s Miners Road Quarry were the winners of the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award.
While there were several splendid papers presented at the QuarryNZ Conference this year, it was the one by Craig Hendry on the Ravensdown Cadetship Plan that received the nod from the judges for “Best Paper presented at local branch meeting or at Annual Conference.”
Includes the following topics: Panel Member Renewal Policy Implementation review Amendments to Gazette Notice CPD verification Panel member workshops CoC results Continued Professional Development (CPD) Resits Applications Panel members needed Guidance available CPD BoE Update July 2018