Archive | November, 2019

Obituary – Ken Thorpe

On November 25th one of the Waikato/Bay of Plenty IOQNZ members passed away after a long battle with cancer. Ken Thorpe (known affectionately as Whizz) studied geology at Otago University, and spent many years at Huntly East Mine. He became interested in mine safety, and was a trainer with ACT Safety. Ken was a wealth […]

Webinars Feb 2020 Traffic Management

Topic: Traffic Management: PART A Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020 Times: 8:00am and 12 noon Book at IOQNZ Store Topic: Traffic Management: PART B Date: Wednesday, 19 February 2020 Times: 8:00am and 12 noon Book at IOQNZ Store

NZ Mining Board of Examiners members appointed

Four highly experienced extractives industry practitioners have been appointed by WorkSafe for three year terms to the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners. The four are returning members David Stewart, Marianne Rogers and Bernie O’Leary and new member Brian Bouzaid. These changes are part of the regular cycle that all boards go through as terms […]