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Youth Programme 2018

Youth Programme 2018

We are looking to receive nominations from other young quarry employees to join the IOQNZ Youth Programme in 2018. In 2016 your IOQ Executive launched a Youth Programme aimed to attract future leaders to our industry. Last year, four candidates were selected from the nominations received. Interested? Read on Posters are available for your lunch […]


Graham Fergusson passes

It is with great sadness that we advise the passing of Graham Fergusson (Ferg) on 3 August 2017, aged 69. Graham took over the Niederer Machinery business in the early 1990’s calling it Niemac, agents for Astec, Telsmith, JCI, KPI crushers and screens. He loved developing new pieces of equipment to cater for specialist needs. […]

IOQ Northland Awards 12/8/17

THE COMMITTEE WANT TO SEE YOU Tickets are available Support the north and the industry The Northland IOQ have a great night lined up for you with a couple of different comedians. The committee works very hard getting this Awards Night organised every year for our Northland Quarry people. $45.00 per ticket will give you […]

2017 Awards

Recipients of the IOQNZ Awards 2017 were: IOQNZ Award – Gordon Laing Winstone Aggregates Safety Award – Whitehall Quarry Chief Inspector’s Award – Stevenson Quarries Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy – Andy Loader AJ & RJ Loader Sponsor’s Trophy – Prime Pumps NZ Quarry & Mining Awards – Zara Clifton, Ben Hopkins, Matt Webster RD Hassed […]

Gordon Laing receives IOQNZ Award from Les Ward

2017 – IOQNZ Award

From the time Gordon Laing arrived in NZ in 2000 to manage the close of Winstone Aggregates’ Lunn Ave Quarry, he also made his presence felt as a member of the IOQNZ Auckland Branch. Gordon also served on the IOQNZ board for a number of years and was President from 2013 to 2015. This year […]


2017 – AJ & RJ Loader Sponsor’s Award

It was the first outing at a QuarryNZ Conference for Prime Pump. Prime Pump is a New Zealand based company that works exclusively on pumping solutions for mining, civil, marine, industrial and agricultural sectors. Their products, mainly drainage and slurry pumps and associated fittings, are sourced from manufacturers across the globe. Prime Pump are based […]

<strong>Zara Clifton</strong>, Rocktec

2017 – NZ Quarry & Mining Awards

This year editor of NZ Quarry and Mining Magazine, Alan Titchall recognised three persons in the quarrying industry as “future leaders” . They ere each provided with a certificate and $1000 each. Details about each of the recipients is courtesy of Q&M Magazine, July 31, 2017. Three years ago while doing a feature on Rocktec […]