Kai Point Coal Company was established in 1951 in South Otago, and have supplied energy to local industry and further afield. Due to retirement, we are seeking a Mine Foreman for our Kaitangata Mine, situated 60 minutes south of Dunedin. The core focus will be all about safety and quality control while uncovering and extracting […]
New continued professional development (CPD) requirements for Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders will come into force from February 2020. The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) reviewed CPD requirements following a consultation process with affected stakeholders. After considering feedback and submissions, the Board made a recommendation to WorkSafe New Zealand to implement an […]
The Honorary Fellow award is presented in recognition of long standing service to the IOQ NZ. George Kelcher received the award for his on-going dedication and support to the IOQ NZ over the last 25 years, and the wider extractive industry over the last 44 years. Congratulations George
Les Ward has given a number of years to the Institute of Quarrying NZ as a member, Branch Chairman of the Waikato/BOP Branch, an IOQ NZ board member for a number of years and President from 2015 to 2017. His support of the Institute has been unwavering and will no doubt continue for many more […]
This year Peter Ford was awarded the 2019 Gough Cat Travel Award. This award is a $3500 travel grant for the operator that has consistently shown the most dedication and commitment to the quarrying industry. A lifetime of experience of being involved with the Aggregate and Contracting Industry and Peter’s career long commitment to Ford […]
Editor of Quarry & Mining Magazine, Allan Titchall presents awards each year to recognise “Tomorrow’s Leaders” within the quarrying industry. In 2019 awards were presented to: (L-R) Grant Andrews from AGS Earthmovers, Dylan Ward from Tauhei Quarry and Joe Hunter from Logan Point Quarry.
This year Fulton Hogan’s Pound Road Quarry was awarded the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award which was once again judged by Worksafe NZ. The award is given to the quarry operation judged to be the operation best meeting a wide range of criteria relating to the industry. Congratulations to the team!
The SCE-Rocktec Innovation award is awarded in recognition of a members contribution to innovation in the quarrying industry. This year’s winner is Bill Connors from Road Metals who has been recognised for his contribution and ability in assisting in the design and building of the new plant for Corbett Rd and especially for his major […]
The Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy for “best technical paper” was awarded this year to Kerry Reilly from Winstone Aggregates. The paper entitled: “Construction Of a Wetland – A Natural Solution” was presented at the Auckland Branch Technical Evening on 19 March 2019 and outlined how Kerry designed and constructed a wetland at Baldwin’s Quarry to […]
The Turnco-Niemac-JCI Achievement Award for 2019 was awarded to Graeme Allen from Road Metals which recognises personal achievement by an IOQ NZ member working as a quarry plant operator or engineer. Graeme has been very instrumental in making Road Metals one of the premier producers of aggregate in NZ with some of his best innovative […]