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Courses – Electrical Awareness

Presenter: Lionel Smith Venues to be advised Electrical Awareness for Quarry Managers and Supervisors This course is based on AS/NZ Standards and is more focused on what to look for within the Quarry Industry in terms of electrical awareness. It is run by a Mining/Quarrying electrical inspector from Australia. It does not give the training […]

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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 […]

IOQNZ June 2017 Newsletter

IOQNZ June 2017 Newsletter President’s Report New Conference Format Branch Reports Conference CPD Hours 2017 CPD Training Schedule BOE Update Keith Niederer Passes Jim Macdonald Lecture Tour MinEx Update MITO Update WorkSafe—CPD on-line Pocket Guide—Training New Members / Upgrades

Keith Niederer was made an Honorary Fellow in July 2015 for incredible service to the industry

Keith Niederer passes

Affectionately known in New Zealand and in many parts around the world as “Mr Quarryman” Keith Niederer passed away 10 June 2017, aged 95. Many of us will remember his lectures about the feats of mankind including construction of the pyramids; the salesman from engineering company Booth MacDonald (selling Aveling Barford machinery). Keith obtained the […]

WorkSafeNZ Workshop Northland – June 20

Inspectors from the WorkSafe High Hazards Unit and the NZ Mining Board of Examiners (BoE) will be hosting in conjunction with the Institute of Quarrying an Extractives industry workshop in Whangarei. The workshop will provide information on the Certificate of Competency (CoC) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements in the regulations for safety critical roles. […]

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Newsletter March 2017

March 2017 Newsletter President’s Report Branch reports QuarryNZ Conference Update Jim Macdonald Lecture Tour 2017 CPD Training Schedule Drilling & Blasting Course MinEx Update Award Nominations MITO Update Members Survey Results Advertisement—AEG Board of Examiners Update CPD—Online Upgrade MIMICO Article Advertisement—CMS Ltd New Members Previous newsletters

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Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour

The Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour has been arranged by the IOQNZ to various branches during May June 2017: May 22 Northland (Whangarei) May 23 Auckland May 24 Waikato / Bay of Plenty (Matamata) May 25 Central Districts (Palmerston North) May 29 Canterbury (Nelson) May 31 Canterbury (Christchurch) Jun 01 Otago / Southland (Dunedin) Guest […]