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Obituary - Ivan Morice

Obituary – Ivan Morice

It is with a heavy heart we advise that Ivan Graham Morice passed away 12 Dec 2019. Ivan joined what was then known as the Department of Labour’s Quarry & Mines Inspectorate team in 2012 based in South Auckland. He quickly became well-known to the quarry staff wherever he visited in his rounds promoting good […]

Youth Programme 2020

Youth Programme 2020

We are looking to receive nominations from other young quarry employees to join the IOQNZ Youth Programme in 2020. In 2016 your IOQ Executive launched a Youth Programme aimed to attract future leaders to our industry. Interested? Read on Posters are available for your lunch room notice boards: Programme Objectives IOQ NZ (Inc.) members have […]

Aggregate B-Grade Quarry Manager required

Aggregate B-Grade Quarry Manager required

United Quarry Ltd, based in Whangarei, Northland, is an Aggregate Quarry operator who are proud to have been supplying aggregate to Whangarei’s Roading & construction industry, as well as the wider community, for the past 30 years. We are seeking a B-Grade Quarry Manager, or above, for our Kara Quarry, who has the potential and […]

Webinars Feb 2020 Traffic Management

Topic: Traffic Management: PART A Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020 Times: 8:00am and 10am Book at IOQNZ Store Topic: Traffic Management: PART B Date: Wednesday, 19 February 2020 Times: 8:00am and 10am Book at IOQNZ Store

Emergency Management Course Feb 2020

Competency: Emergency ManagementCPD Hours: 7-hoursFacilitator: Keri HarrisonCentral North Island – venue tbc February 2020 date tbc Catering: Morning tea and lunch will be providedYour key learnings will be: Knowing your legal obligations regarding emergency management.Having a general knowledge of what emergencies can occur in the workplace.Knowing how to develop and emergency plan for your site.Knowing […]

NZ Mining Board of Examiners members appointed

Four highly experienced extractives industry practitioners have been appointed by WorkSafe for three year terms to the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners. The four are returning members David Stewart, Marianne Rogers and Bernie O’Leary and new member Brian Bouzaid. These changes are part of the regular cycle that all boards go through as terms […]

About IOQNZ webinars

The IOQNZ supports the industry with Continuous Professional Development by offering 1 hour webinars. The Institute of Quarrying New Zealand Inc (IOQNZ) offers 1 hour webinars to complete Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements. A webinar is a live presentation that is transmitted using the internet and webinar software. Participants are able to ask questions of […]

Employment - Mine Foreman

Employment – Mine Foreman

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 […]

Worksafe approves new CPD requirements

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 […]

2019 Honorary Fellow

2019 Honorary Fellow

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