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Study Tour – Oct 2019

PAUL SUTTON IS VERY KEEN TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS IN REGARDS TO THEIR CPD AND TRAINING NEEDS TO NOT ONLY MEET MANDATED COMPETENCIES BUT IN SUPPORT OF INDIVIDUAL CAREER PATH REQUIREMENTS. MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS WELCOME PURPOSE OF TOUR The purpose of the tour is to provide support to all Branches and its members […]

REFORM OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION UPDATE

To all stakeholders Today the Minister of Education, Hon Chris Hipkins, formally announced the outcomes of the proposed Reform of Vocational Education. The objective of the new system is to create a strong, unified, sustainable vocational education system that delivers the skills that learners, employers and communities need to thrive. The outcomes have a significant […]

Kerry Reilly wins 2019 Caernarfon Award

Kerry Reilly wins 2019 Caernarfon Award

Kerry’s passion for the wetland he created at the Island Block Quarry Mermere (just south of Auckland) has brought him international recognition. Each year the International Presidents consider the best international paper presented at a local branch meeting or national conference. Kerry Reilly presented his paper at an Auckland branch meeting in March 2019. It was subsequently […]

WorkSafe at QuarryNZ Conference

At the QuarryNZ Conference in Invercargill you can chat to WorkSafe Inspectors and bring along your Certificate of Competence (CoC) application and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) documentation. The Worksafe NZ Mining Board of Examiners (BoE) and Secretariat staff will be on site to discuss any issues and questions you have. WorkSafe web link

Newsletter June 2019

Latest IOQNZ Newsletter now available: Features: President’s Report Webinars Profiles in Stone Volume 2 Branch Reports Auckland Otago / Southland Northland Waikato/BOP Central Districts Marlborough /Tasman Wellington Canterbury Quarry NZ Conference How many hours can I claim? CPD Conference Workshops Education Officer Update Minex Update Mito Update Worksafe Update Welcome new Members Download June 2019 […]

Waikato – Bay of Plenty – AGM

Please see attached flyer for the Waikato Bay of Plenty Branch meeting (AGM) including technical papers. Great chance to pick up some CPD hours and if you have attended enough events you will be in the draw for the tool box drawn on the night. If you are interested in getting on the committee please […]

Webinar – Mental Health in the Workplace

After the successful launch and facilitation of The 7 Leadership Qualities for Today’s Quarry Manager webinar, the Institute of Quarrying New Zealand (Inc) is delighted to tell you about another Continuing Professional Development (CPD) webinar for our industry: Mental Health in the Workplace – What can you do?  With 1 in 5 working New Zealanders experience mental […]

WorksSafe -BoE Newsletter May 19

In this issue: Certificates of Competence (CoC) applications summary CoC application processing rates Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act (TTMRA) Oral exam resits Continuing Professional Development (CPD) review Implementation review of Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016 BoE secretariat at Minerals Forum Reminders Your BoE newsletter feedback See Newsletter web link

Otago/Southland Mtg

27th June 2019 at 7.00pm Road Metals Office 2 Caledonian Rd Oamaru The Boulder Bar Sponsored by Road Metals Presenters: Peter Morgan will update us from the IoQ Executive. Murray Francis will speak to us on the History of Road Metals. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ATTEND TO GAIN CPD HRS. Supper & Refreshments will be […]

Worksafe NZ – Proposals for WES and BEI changes – 2019

Welcome to the Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) and Biological Exposure Index (BEI) Stakeholder Consultation for 2019 This year WorkSafe New Zealand is proposing changes to the WES of 34 substances and the BEI of one substance. The substances for which we are proposing changes are as follows: WES Acetaldehyde Acrylamide Acrylonitrile Antimony trioxide 1,3-Butadiene Butyl […]

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