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2020 – IOQNZ report, Paul Sutton

Attached with this post is a comprehensive report on changes within our industry: Continuing Professional Development Vocational Reforms – what the Government are proposing Training opportunities – webinars, courses, e-learning QuarryNZ Conference Wellington New CPD achievement awards Print 2020 Opportunities Report

Emergency Management Course March 2020

Competency: Emergency ManagementCPD Hours: 7-hoursFacilitator: Keri HarrisonDate: 4 March 2020 Location: Pedlars Motel in Paeroa and the visit is out to HG Leach Waitawheta Quarry which is about a 25-minute drive from venue Catering: Morning tea and lunch will be providedYour key learnings will be: Knowing your legal obligations regarding emergency management.Having a general knowledge […]

WorkSafe NZ – Extractive Industry Quarterly H&S Report

WorkSafe have recently posted the first Extractive Industry Quarterly Health and Safety report – it will be an ongoing report for each quarter, using the mostly the quarterly report information required by in the regulations and also incident notification. They also will post the WorkSafe inspection outcomes, including notices issued. Quarries will soon fall into […]

Newsletter - Dec 2019

Newsletter – Dec 2019

Features: President’s Report2020 IOQNZ Webinars2020 Seminar Emergency ManagementNorthland Branch ReportMarlborough / Tasman Branch ReportAuckland Branch ReportWellington Branch Report Waikato / BOP Branch Report Central Districts Branch ReportCanterbury Branch ReportOtago / Southland Branch report2019 Study Tour2019 Emergency Management CourseMinex UpdateWhat’s HappeningMITO UpdateMining BoE updateWelcome to New members Read Dec 2019 Newsletter

Obituary - Ivan Morice

Obituary – Ivan Morice

It is with a heavy heart we advise that Ivan Graham Morice passed away 12 Dec 2019. Ivan joined what was then known as the Department of Labour’s Quarry & Mines Inspectorate team in 2012 based in South Auckland. He quickly became well-known to the quarry staff wherever he visited in his rounds promoting good […]

Youth Programme 2020

Youth Programme 2020

We are looking to receive nominations from other young quarry employees to join the IOQNZ Youth Programme in 2020. In 2016 your IOQ Executive launched a Youth Programme aimed to attract future leaders to our industry. Interested? Read on Posters are available for your lunch room notice boards: Programme Objectives IOQ NZ (Inc.) members have […]

Aggregate B-Grade Quarry Manager required

Aggregate B-Grade Quarry Manager required

United Quarry Ltd, based in Whangarei, Northland, is an Aggregate Quarry operator who are proud to have been supplying aggregate to Whangarei’s Roading & construction industry, as well as the wider community, for the past 30 years. We are seeking a B-Grade Quarry Manager, or above, for our Kara Quarry, who has the potential and […]

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 […]