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IOQNZ Newsletter - Mar 2020

IOQNZ Newsletter – Mar 2020

President’s Report 2020 IOQNZ Webinars QuarryNZ Conference postponed Waikato / BOP Branch Report Auckland Branch Report Canterbury Branch Report Passing of Bruce Hayhow Outstanding Membership Invoices Passing of Neil Jarrett Minex Update Educational Report 2020 Jim Macdona;d Memorial Lecture Tour dates 2020 Emergency Management Course Worksafe / Mining Board of Examiners Covid19 update Metso’s new […]

Worksafe – Covid19 update

At 11.59pm 25/03/2020 the COVID-19 alert level 4 commenced. This week WorkSafe has received enquiries from high hazard duty holders seeking guidance in identifying if their sites are “essential services”. WorkSafe have released information on their website to assist you. It is not WorkSafe’s role to determine if you are an essential or non-essential service. However, we understand in […]

WorkSafe Update 24.3.20

Our COVID-19 update WorkSafe New Zealand, The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) and the Secretariat understand the serious concerns industry has about COVID-19 and the possible effects of isolation measures, introduced by the Government, on the ability of Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders to complete CPD and to apply for and renew […]


With the changes introduced by the government limiting community gatherings, and scheduled branch meetings, the IOQNZ has introduced some more CPD opportunities via the webinar options: Webinars as follows – 1 hour CPD, 8am or 12 noon DateSubject / Information Facilitator Apr 8Quarry Consents Requirements and ComplianceEloise Donnbery-Shaw & Christian McDean May 7Certificates of Competency […]

Webinars via IQA

More opportunities for CPD available via the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) education platform. Webinars as follows – 1 hour CPD: DateSubject / Information Facilitator March 12Hazard IdentificationHamish Beattie April 02How to communicate with your team to improve safetyHamish Beattie April 23Intro to Safety Management SystemsHamish Beattie May 14Emergency ManagementHamish Beattie

Worksafe NZ – Inspector required

Worksafe New Zealand require a new Specialist Health & Safety Quarries Inspector Interested? See advert details below: Print Specialist H&S Inspector Quarries Advert Closes Feb 9th 2020

2020 Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour

2020 Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour

The 2020 Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour features Dr Mary Obele Specialist Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Tour dates North Island: Mon 30 March 20 Whangarei Tue 31 March 20 Auckland Wed 1 April 20 Matamata Thu 2 April 20 Palmerston North South Island: Wed 15 April 20 Nelson Thu 16 April 20 Dunedin […]

Obituary - Bruce Hayhow

Obituary – Bruce Hayhow

624029 Major Rtd NZ Army RNZE. Bruce Logan Hayhow passed away on Sat 25 Jan 2020, aged 83 years. Bruce was associated with the Institute of Quarrying for many years. He served on both the local (Auckland Branch) and was Secretary of the National IOQNZ Board. His organisational skills arranging for the Auckland-based Annual Conferences […]

WorkSafe NZ CPD

New Continuing Professional Development requirements guidelines and logbook available The new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and logbook are available on the WorkSafe website. These reflect the new CPD gazette notice which comes into force on 1 February. “The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) is pleased to present the new guidelines and […]