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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 […]

Mike Higgins (Isaac Construction) with Allan Titchall (Mining & Quarry Magazine)

2013 AQA Mining & Quarry Award

Ever since Sir Neil and Lady Diana Isaac commenced quarrying operations at McLeans Island (near the Christchurch airport) in the early 1950’s their operation has had a strong commitment to conservation and the protection of endangered species, creating a legacy for future generations to enjoy. This conservation ethos has led to the development of Peacock […]