Whitehall Quarry Manager Shane Burrett and Central Operations Manager, Tim Hazell are all smiles as they receive the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award from Chief Inspector, Mark Pizey and IOQNZ President, Les Ward.
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Websters Hydrated Lime, Hastings secure 2015 Winstone Safety Award Chris Gray presents Matt Webster with the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award. Tony Forster, Chief Inspector Mines and Quarries (WorkSafe NZ) announced the winner. This is the 26th year that the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award has been made. Safety is a family matter – Webster family pose […]
This year the Institute of Quarrying invited Tony Forster, Chief Inspector Mines and Extractives (Mines, Tunnels & Quarries), High Hazard Unit, WorkSafe New Zealand to inspect the sites of the nominations received for the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award. The inspections were carried out in conjunction with the Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour. This year’s winner […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kerry Rielly has been around quarries for a while. His operation at Baldwin Quarry, Meremere (approx 75 km from Auckland) has been accident and incident free for more than six years. Now part of the Higgins Group, Kerry is justifibaly proud of his safety record. Winstones thought so too.
HG Leach operate a number of quarries in the Waikato / Bay of Plenty region including Tahuna Quarry which this year received recognition by being awarded the Winstone Aggregates Safety Award. Mike McSaveney, acting General Manager of Winstone Aggregates (L) congratulated Dean Torstonsen who collected the award on “behalf of the boys”