We are looking to receive nominations from other young quarry employees to join the IOQNZ Youth Programme in 2019. In 2016 your IOQ Executive launched a Youth Programme aimed to attract future leaders to our industry. In 2017 four candidates were selected from the nominations received, and a further 2 in 2018. Interested? Read on […]
B.R. WEBSTER FAMILY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP We are pleased to announce that Jake Rouse has recently been awarded the B.R. Webster Family Educational Scholarship for this year. Jake is employed by Clements Contractors Ltd and currently holds a B Grade Quarry Managers Certificate of Competence. The scholarship which is worth $3,000 per annum (up to a […]
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 […]
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.”