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WorkSafe Newsletter Nov 2017

Worksafe-Newsletter November 2017 In this newsletter: Departing board members Review of Certificate of Competence (COC) requirements CoCs and national qualifications: What are they? Certificates of Competence (CoCs) Qualifications Review of the mining and quarrying regulations New CPD logbook system Applications for certificates of competence Applying to resit a certificate of competence oral exam Additional members […]

IQ-The First 100 Years

1917-2017 Institute of Quarrying

The Institute of Quarrying is now 100 years old, and celebrations were held in the UK to mark the occasion. The booklet titled IQ – The First 100 years provides a thumnail sketch of the Institutes past in six chapters: The early days The industry after the first World War Post War Developments Plant and […]

Marlborough / Tasman Branch Committee 2017<br />Kyle Paddon, Neil McKay, Andy Allen, Neil Kydd (Chairman), Trevor Newport (Secretary), Troy Adamson

Marlborough / Tasman – IOQNZ’s latest Branch

Congratulations are in order. Support for a new Institute of Quarrying New Zealand branch to cater for members in the northern area of the South Island has been steadily growing since July 2016. IOQNZ Canterbury Branch chairman Gavin Parker agreed with Transdiesel’s Brian Docherty that “if Blenheim-based Neil Kydd could be chairman of the very […]

Engineering Geology in Quarry Design & Rehab

The Importance of Engineering Geology and Geotechnics in the Design Operation and Rehabilitation of Quarries Presented by: Ruth Allington, Engineering Geologist Venue: Ara Institute, Room N104, , Madras Street Christchurch When: Wed November 15 2017 Time:Refreshments 5.30pm; Presentation 6.00pm Presentation overview: Successful quarry design will be presented as a staged and iterative process that results […]

Youth Programme 2018

Youth Programme 2018

We are looking to receive nominations from other young quarry employees to join the IOQNZ Youth Programme in 2018. In 2016 your IOQ Executive launched a Youth Programme aimed to attract future leaders to our industry. Last year, four candidates were selected from the nominations received. Interested? Read on Posters are available for your lunch […]

Webinars – Nov, Dec 2017

The following webinars are now available: sessions commence at 12 noon NZST Date Subject / Information Presenter RegistrationChoose Session CPD Hours CPD Competency> NOVEMBER 2017: Nov 6: PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT FOR QUARRIES to be advised CANCELLED 1 Leadership Nov 10: PONDS AND DAMS (information sheet available soon) Richard Ernst 12 NOON 1 Operating and safety systems […]

Board of Examiners seek applications

Notice seeking applications for roles on the Board of Examiners The online notice is available here: Applications Notice Rachael Manson Advisor – New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners High Hazards and Specialist Services Level 4, 86 Customhouse Quay, PO Box 165, Wellington 6140 P +64 4 901 0696 M +64 21 802 471 E rachael.manson@worksafe.govt.nz […]

Courses – Quarry Planning

Quarry planning for operators of Extractive Sites Introduction: All mine and quarry sites have a legal obligation to have an up-to-date mine plan on site, which is an essential component of any operations risk management strategy. History confirms that many incidents and near misses have resulted from poor mine planning and the failure to address […]

Courses – Electrical Awareness

Presenter: Lionel Smith Venues to be advised Electrical Awareness for Quarry Managers and Supervisors This course is based on AS/NZ Standards and is more focused on what to look for within the Quarry Industry in terms of electrical awareness. It is run by a Mining/Quarrying electrical inspector from Australia. It does not give the training […]