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2008 Niemac Award

2008 Niemac Award

Tony Hunter receives the Niemac trophy from Niemac Director Graham Ferguson, who made the award this year to Doug Upston Quarry Manager at Blachead Quarries Ltd Balclutha Quarry. Newspaper article [Click to enlarge]

2007 Niemac Award - Jack Parker

2007 Niemac Award – Jack Parker

Murray Francis (right) accepts the working model jaw crusher – the 2007 Niemac Trophy awarded by Graham Fergusson to Oamaru-based Road Metal’s Cental Otago Manager, Jack Parker Murray and Adrienne Francis celebrate at the Volvo Awards Dinner. Jack Parker has been in the Quarrying Industry for nearly 36 years. This nomination is in recognition of […]

2005 Niemac Award - Lex Robb

2005 Niemac Award – Lex Robb

Alexander (Lex) Robb was this year’s recipeient of the Niemac Award Balfour Lime Quarry was opened in 1936 and privately owned until 2000 when Ravensdown took over. Balfour produces approximately 35,000 tonnes of Agricultural Lime per year. Lex’s association with Balfour Lime began 26 years ago when as an A Grade Mechanic he was required […]

2005 Award Winners - Waitangi Conference

2005 Award Winners – Waitangi Conference

From left to right: George KelcherRoad Metals, Oamaru (RD Hassed Memorial Trophy and Komatsu Award) Ross PicardSmyths QuarryKaipara Ltd (Bruce Webster Scholarship) Andy LoaderFirst Rock Consultancy Auckland (Honorary Fellow) Mike McSaveneyManagerCentral North Island Quarries (Winstone Aggregates Safety Award – received on behalf of Otaika Quarry) Andrew RoberstonAmalmo Products Napier (Honorary Fellow) Andrew DronjakGeneral ManagerMcRobbie Dowling […]

2004 Niemac Trophy

2004 Niemac Trophy

Roddy Maxwell of Fulton Hogan’s Parkburn Quarry took out the honours this year for an innovative approach to solving a new project at the quarry Roddy has been employed by Fulton Hogan for 38 years orginally in Dunedin then based up in Alexandra. Roddy spent a lot of time with the construction arm of FH […]