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2005 Paykel Shield presented to Murray Swain

Back in 1990 the Auckland Branch IOQ committee at that time considered that an award should be made available to recognize those who had made an Outstanding Contribution to the Auckland Group during the years. The Award was sponsored by Paykel Engineering and the first recipient was Keith Niederer. On November 25th 2005, at the […]

CABLE PRICE - proud to be associated with Oceana Gold

CABLE PRICE – proud to be associated with Oceana Gold

McRaes Goldmine. It is by NZ standards a large open cast gold mine. In order to facilitate moving enormous quantities of material requires the help of some huge machinery. And when it comes to impressive excavators, Cable Price, have such a machine. When Cable Price was asked to host the local Auckland Branch meeting held […]

HUNTLY & NGARUAWAHIA  FIELD TRIP A BIG SUCCESS

HUNTLY & NGARUAWAHIA FIELD TRIP A BIG SUCCESS

SOLID ENERGY – ROTOWARO, HUNTLY 05/04/30.On April 23, a bus load of 18-20 hardy souls departed from the north Auckland Branch to meet 35 or so of their southern colleagues from Waikato/Bay of Plenty Branch for a top day out. It had been several years since the IOQ had held a trip to Solid Energy’s […]

Wally Yelavich & Ivan Swain

AUCKLAND BRANCH 2004 – ARDIE RANKIN WINS PAYKEL SHIELD

The 2004 Auckland Branch Christmas function was hosted by Komatsu, Ingersoll Rand, Groenenveld, and Deals on Wheels. Another great success One of New Zealand’s quarrying legends, aka “Mr Quarry” gave a talk on his experiences in the industry not to mention his experience in his free time. Thank you Keith. Very interesting and very funny. […]

3000 homes for Mt Wellington Quarry Site

Roads can handle 3000-home development says Council NZ Herald article 06.09.2004 By PHILIP ENGLISH The Auckland City Council is confident roads will cope with an increase in traffic caused by a big housing development for up to 8000 people in the disused Mt Wellington quarry. The Environment Court has given approval for New Zealand’s biggest […]

AUCKLAND BRANCH NEWSLETTER APRIL 04

Health & Safety Review Meeting – April 20th The annual Health & Safety review Meeting is being sponsored by Rock 2000 and Applied Conveyor and Belting. Date Tuesday April 20th Time 5:30pm Venue Fulton Hogan Reliable Way, Ellerslie Agenda: * Quarry tour to look over rehabilitation works being undertaken on site. * Overview of quarry […]

Ian Wedding
Winner of 2004 Paykel Shield

AUCKLAND BRANCH NEWSLETTER – JAN 2004

The Komatsu Christmas Function 2003 was held again at the Ellerslie Convention Centre on 5 Dec 2003. Many thanks to our fantastic hosts Komatsu, in conjunction with Groeneveld and Ingersoll Rand. Approx 70 people attended. One of the highlights of the evening was the presentation of the Paykel Engineering Shield, awarded for Outstanding Contribution to […]