Archive | August, 2018

Jake Rouse secures Webster Scholarship

2018 Webster Scholarship – Jake Rouse

B.R. WEBSTER FAMILY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP We are pleased to announce that Jake Rouse has recently been awarded the B.R. Webster Family Educational Scholarship for this year. Jake is employed by Clements Contractors Ltd and currently holds a B Grade Quarry Managers Certificate of Competence. The scholarship which is worth $3,000 per annum (up to a […]

Webinars – Sep 2018

The following webinars are now available: NZ sessions commence at 12 noon Date Subject / Information Presenter Registration/ Click time to Register CPD Hours CPD Competency SEPTEMBER 2018: Sep 10: Communication and Consultation Wayne Scott 12 NOON 1 Leadership Sep 14: Contracts Management Wayne Scott 12 NOON 1 Leadership Sep 17: Effective Risk Management Wayne […]


Central North Island Sales Manager

Central North Island Sales Manager Supportive and fast paced work environment Strong company culture based on premium customer service Be part of a forward-thinking and innovative organisation If you just want a job then Real Steel isn’t the right place for you. Our team is made up of talented people who take pride in the […]

Effective Leadership Course, Dunedin

An Effective Leadership Course for 2020+ is planned for Dunedin Date: Wednesday 26th September 2018 Time: 8:30am-4:30pm Venue: 1 Harrop Street, Dunedin 9016 Facilitator: Paul Sutton Overview: Leadership is not about the title. It’s about whether someone is following you. Leadership is about who you’re being, rather than what you’re doing. If politics teaches us […]

Mining Regulations review – extension of time

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have announced a one month extension of the consultation period for feedback on options and proposals for amending the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016 (the mining regulations). Submissions are now due 28 September 2018. For a copy of the consultation […]

WorkSafe – Maximising your return on investment for training

WorkSafe NZ are holding a forum for training for health and safety managers to maximise return on investment for training. It is free to attend and counts for Continuing Professional Development hours. The WorkSafe Forum registration webpage is now live. There are limited places so register early to secure your place. Webpage link – Visit […]

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From left, MIMICO Environmental Awards judge, Dr Morgan Williams, Brett Swain, director of Southern Screenworks, project manager Alex Thomson, MIMICO managing director Rex Davies.

2018 AQA Mimico Awards

MIMICO BRONZE AWARDS Dr Morgan Williams judges and presents the Mimico awards to Aggregate and Quarry Association members for their dedication to environmental excellence. Bronze medals went to GBC Winstones Flat Top quarry in North Auckland for growing and greening the work team, with the growing of vegetables and recycling; and to Fulton Hogan’s Waingaro […]

Amendments to Certificate of Competency (CoC) requirements

New competency requirements for safety-critical roles in mining and quarrying came into force on 1 August 2018. The key amendments: detail the requirements for a Certificate of Competence (CoC) as a manager to manage the quarrying operation specified (site specific CoC) define ‘workings’ of relevant types of mine, tunnel or quarry specify unit standard requirements […]

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Orica – Safe Efficient Blasting Course

Orica are seeking registrations of interest Course Dates: 13th- 15th November 2018, Where: Paeroa Download Course Brochure If interested in more details please contact: Dean Torstonson Mobile 021 926 317 or Email: Or Craig Pledger Mobile 021 926 039 or: Email Registration forms are available by email and need to be submitted by […]