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 […]
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 […]
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 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: email@example.com Or Craig Pledger Mobile 021 926 039 or: Email firstname.lastname@example.org Registration forms are available by email and need to be submitted by […]
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.
Porter Group provide an generous award every two years to an IOQ member who is recognised as a leader within the quarrying industry. This year Brian Bouzaid, Holcim, received the award from David McSorley Porter Group. Brian gets to visit the Hyundai factory in Korea.
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.
Trevor Tamblyn and wife Erin have represented the IOQNZ well over many years including attendance at several IQA conferences in Australia – an Honorary Fellow was a fitting recognition
This year the Christchurch gravel operation at Fulton Hogan’s Miners Road Quarry were the winners of the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award.
While there were several splendid papers presented at the QuarryNZ Conference this year, it was the one by Craig Hendry on the Ravensdown Cadetship Plan that received the nod from the judges for “Best Paper presented at local branch meeting or at Annual Conference.”