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Cobus van Vuuren, Higgins Aggregates secured the Southern Cross Engineering / Rocktec Award for innovative work on the new fixed plant at Baldwins Quarry, Meremere. see details Congratulation also to the three others short-listed for the SCE/Rocktec Award: Johnny Dickson – Dickson Transport & Quarries Ltd Gordon Skeggs – Southern Aggregates George Jensen – McDonalds […]
Gordon Skeggs of Southern Aggregates runs the Oreti Beach Aggregate Plant. This year he carried out some innovative modifications which captured the attention of Southern Cross Engineering / Rocktec.
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 […]
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 […]
Rocktec now forms part of of the Southern Cross Engineering Group. This year Road Metals manufactured a machine to remove coal from gravel, so the resulting product could be used in “breeze blocks” at an Alexandra plant. This was an outstanding example of innovation which impressed the judging team .
Tony Carpenter has been a standout employee / member for Winstone Aggregates and the IOQ for several years and the Rocktec Award seems to have the greatest fit with his achievements and efforts as an IOQ member. Despite only being in the industry for six and a half years, Tony Carpenter is a familiar face […]
IOQ Northland Branch Chairman, Jason Hinton receives the Rocktech Innovation Award 2011, from Sales Manager, Les Ward.
Rocktec Sales Manager, Les Ward congratulates Gavin Hartley of Blackhead Quarry inaugural recipient of the 2010 Rocktec Innovation Award Gavin has been a valued supporter of the Otago Southland Branch, and currently serves on the IOQNZ Executive Committee.