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Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour

The Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour has been arranged by the IOQNZ to various branches during May June 2017: May 22 Northland (Whangarei) May 23 Auckland May 24 Waikato / Bay of Plenty (Matamata) May 25 Central Districts (Palmerston North) May 29 Canterbury (Nelson) May 31 Canterbury (Christchurch) Jun 01 Otago / Southland (Dunedin) Guest […]

Webinars – March-May 2017

The following webinars are now available: Morning sessions commence at 12 noon NZST ; Afternoon sessions vary – 4 pm and 5pm NZST Date Subject / Information Presenter RegistrationChoose Session CPD Hours CPD Competency> March 28: CONVEYORS – available shortly Sean Kinder AM 1 Operating and safety systems March 31: EMPLACEMENT STABILITY available shortly Clayton […]


Safe Drilling & Blasting Course

Safe Drilling and Blasting Course now available Two venues: Date: Wednesday 19th April 2017 Time: 8:30am-4:30pm Venue: Level 8, Deloitte Tower, 80 Queen Street, Auckland Book Auckland Course Date: Thursday 20th April 2017 Time: 8:30am-4:30pm Venue: Level 1, ​5 Sir William Pickering Drive, Russley, Christchurch​ Book Christchurch Course COURSE INFORMATION Introduction: Many small mines and […]

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December 2016 Newsletter

Latest Newsletter President’s Report Auckland Branch Report Quarry NZ Conference Update 2017 Otago/Southland Report Waikato/BOP Branch Report CPD Training Overview B R Webster Family Education Scholarship MinEx Update MITO Update IOQ NZ Youth Programme Quarry Essentials Pocket Guide Maintenance Edmonds wins MIMICO Mentor Award Membership Invoices 2017 Welcome to New Members

Mike Haynes (McCallum Bros) received Trimble "Best employee for 2016" from Bruce Warner.

Mentor and Best Employee Awarded at IOQ AK function

The IOQ Auckland branch Christmas function has been synonymous with the spirit of Christmas – in 2016 Starship Hospital was chosen as the recipient of our charity raffle. Howwver there were some new things to celebrate: Chis Edmonds has been with Winstones for 30 years and has a special manner to encourage his staff. Other […]

John Ashby with Viking Conveyor Paykel Shield

John Ashby wins Viking Conveyor Paykel Shield

The 2016 Christmas function was an occasion to remember. John Ashby was honoured for his “outstanding service to the IOQNZ (Auckland Branch). John has technical expertise in many fields – survey and geological mapping, hydraulic design, slope stability analysis an design, undergound excavation design, drill and blast engineering, risk analysis, and more. He has been […]

Application of Drones – AusIMM Nelson Meeting

Invite from AusIMM – 21/10/2016 Application of Drones in Determining our Local Coastal Erosion, Land Subdivision and Quarry Resources and in Planning This month’s Nelson AusIMM (Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy) discussion group presentation may be of interest to some members of the quarrying fraternity. Kind Regards Kane Inwood Director upload AusIMM Nelson Meeting […]

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Sept 2016

IOQNZ Sep 2016 Newsletter

Latest Newsletter available Presidents Report Branch reports 2016 IOQ NZ Award Winners AQA Mimico Excellence Awards Webster Education Scholarship IOQ NZ Training Facilitator CPD Training Overview IOQ NZ Webinars BOE Update IQ Photo Competition MITO Update MinEx Update IOQ NZ Youth Programme Pocket Guide Mining in Water Advertisements New Members