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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peter Morgan with Murray Smith

2018 – RD Hassed Memorial Trophy

There were several contenders for the RD Hassed Memorial Trophy this year, but it was a clear majority in favour of Northland Branch Chairman, Murray Smith. He has shown leadership and has continually strived to encourage membership in the region – it was clear that his personal touch has now been rewarded.

Jake Rouse

2018 – Q&M Awards

Each year The New Zealand Quarry and Mining Magazine Editor, Allan Titchall, recognises young persons having leadership potential. This year Jason Kerrison (Whangaripo Quarry) and Jake Rouse (Murray Clements Contractors) received their awards.