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2015 Niemac Award

Barney Fuller (centre) receives the Niemac Award from Graham Fergusson for his Barney is the Quarry Manager for Walton Park Sand, a division of Blackhead Quarries. Barney has been working in the quarry industry for over 40 years. He started working for Fulton Hogan on their mobile crushers in the early 70’s and has been […]

Joanne Dickson, 2014 recipient of the Niemac Award

2014 – Niemac Award

When Graham Fergusson announced that Joanne Dickson Quarry Manager at Dickson’s Transport and Quarries was the 2014 winner of the Niemac Award, everyone in the audience were excited. And for good reason. Of course, the local Whangarei delegates were extremely proud. Dickson’s Glenbervie Quarry hosted the 2014 QuarryNZ field trip. Earlier at the Transdiesels Awards […]

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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 […]

Johnny Dickson flanked by Tony Forster and Andrea Pidcock.

Local Quarry scoops two awards at 2014 Conference

Dicksons Transport & Quarries have good reason to celebrate after the successful 2014 QuarryNZ Conference held in Whangarei. Six other quarry operations were nominated throughout NZ. When Tony Forster, Chief Inspector, Extractives (Quarries and Surface Mining) delivered the result that Dicksons Glenbervie Quarry (Whangarei) had secured the coveted Winstone Aggregates Safety Award, Quarry Manager, Johnny […]

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 […]

Graham Ferguson (L) presents Redbull Powder Company <strong>Peter Shapiro</strong> with the Niemac Trophy

2012 – Niemac Award, Peter Shapiro

There were four nominations this year for the Niemac Award, but Peter Shapiro‘s innovative approach to creating a new business opportunity took this years prize. Since establishing the Redbull Powder Company 14 years ago, Peter has constantly pushed the boundaries with regard to providing the best possible services to their clients in the quarrying industry. […]