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From left, MIMICO Environmental Awards judge, Dr Morgan Williams, Brett Swain, director of Southern Screenworks, project manager Alex Thomson, MIMICO managing director Rex Davies.

2018 AQA Mimico Awards

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 […]

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Gordon Skeggs secured the MIMICO bronze award for Southern Aggregates

2015 MIMICO Environmental Bronze Award

The focus is the long-term rehabilitation of Fulton Hogan’s Gore Crushing quarry area, known locally as Jacobs Springs, following aggregate extraction from former farmland. Given this site adjoins the Mataura River, an internationally prized trout fishing river, it is essential the quarried areas are fully rehabilitated as extraction proceeds. A two-year planting riparian programme is […]

Chris Gray receives the MIMICO Silver Award on behalf of <strong>Belmont Quarry</strong>

2015 MIMICO Environmental Silver Award

This innovative project uses environmental consent conditions at Winstone Aggregate’s Belmont Quarry to increase staff understanding of resource consents, and other regulatory regimes within which the quarry operates. The quarry has 13 resource consents, 310 consent conditions, one wildlife permit, three certificates of compliance, seven management plans and must comply with the permitted activity rules […]

<strong>Tim Warren</strong> secured the Gold MIMICO Award for Westport

2015 MIMICO Environmental Gold Award

The Holcim NZ project is a major rehabilitation of the Tauranga Bay (Westport) quarry and surrounding land, following Holcim’s decision to close the quarrying and cement making facilities by mid 2016. The aim is to rehabilitate the site into a recreation amenity for public use and restore surrounding lands to a maturing indigenous forest. It […]


Whangarei Conference 2014

One of the great conferences. Warm friendly folk. Excited to show off their spot in the north. Sheryl Mai, Mayor of Whangarei, welcomed the delegates and partners. The GoughCAT dinner was served one table at a time. Great food brought out by 20 or so young dedicated conscientious waiters and waitresses. A dinner assisted by […]

IOQ Awards 2013

IOQ Awards 2013

Another successful QuarryNZ Conference has been held 10-12 July in Dunedin. Recipients of the The Institute of Quarrying Awards are:   Winstone Aggregates Safety Award   RD Hassed Memorial Trophy   Rocktec Innovation Award   Niemac Trophy   Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy   IOQNZ Shield   Caernarfon Award Recipients of the The Aggregate & Quarry […]

AQA Mimico Environmental Award  recipients:
(L-R) Dr Morgan Williams (judge), Tony Hunter (Logan Point Quarry) - Silver, Gordon Skeggs (Quarry) -Bronze, Rex Davies (Mimico), Jason Hinton (Rodney Aggregates Matakana Quarry), Tony Carpenter (Winstone Aggregates Three Kings Quarry)

2013 MIMICO Environmental Award

The MIMICO Awards recognise the contributions made by member companies and staff in caring for the environment. The scope includes any action, process, activity or project that has a positive effect on the environment. It may be a one off or ongoing, a formal project or someone’s idea that has been put into practice. It […]

2010 MIMICO Environmental Award

2010 MIMICO Environmental Award

MIMICO’s Rex Davies poses with Tim Hazel of Hunua Quarry, very pleased to have picked up two prestigious awards. At the 2010 Conference, Winstone Aggregates’ Hunua Quarry was presented with the MIMICO Environmental Excellence Award. Hunua Quarry is the largest of Winstone Aggregates’ Auckland quarries, producing 20-25% of the region’s total demand. It was acknowledged […]