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NZ Mining BoE – COC renewals

The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) recognises that the impact of Covid-19 has had significant impact on CoC holders and their ability to apply for or renew their CoC and to attend face to face CPD activities. The Board and Secretariat are working hard with WorkSafe’s Legal and Policy teams to identity […]

ACT on-line training available

ACT on-line training available

ACT Safety have looked at and reviewed their main programmes. They are still able to offer this training to get the bulk of it completed during this Covid-19 shut-down period. This when business starts up people are virtually ready to go barring from perhaps some practical components required. These could be completed reasonably quickly, either […]

MITO board update - Mar 2020

MITO board update – Mar 2020

Chairman of the MITO Board, Andrew Clearwater reports: Features: WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (WDC) DESIGN PROCESS 2020 MITO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED MITO’S NEW SCHOOL PROGRAMME ROCKS! Schools Rockup programme details Surface Mining and Quarrying programme for Secondary School Students MITO MoA Individual Education Plan, Registration Form Read full report

IOQNZ Newsletter - Mar 2020

IOQNZ Newsletter – Mar 2020

President’s Report 2020 IOQNZ Webinars QuarryNZ Conference postponed Waikato / BOP Branch Report Auckland Branch Report Canterbury Branch Report Passing of Bruce Hayhow Outstanding Membership Invoices Passing of Neil Jarrett Minex Update Educational Report 2020 Jim Macdona;d Memorial Lecture Tour dates 2020 Emergency Management Course Worksafe / Mining Board of Examiners Covid19 update Metso’s new […]

Worksafe – Covid19 update

At 11.59pm 25/03/2020 the COVID-19 alert level 4 commenced. This week WorkSafe has received enquiries from high hazard duty holders seeking guidance in identifying if their sites are “essential services”. WorkSafe have released information on their website to assist you. It is not WorkSafe’s role to determine if you are an essential or non-essential service. However, we understand in […]

WorkSafe Update 24.3.20

Our COVID-19 update WorkSafe New Zealand, The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) and the Secretariat understand the serious concerns industry has about COVID-19 and the possible effects of isolation measures, introduced by the Government, on the ability of Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders to complete CPD and to apply for and renew […]


With the changes introduced by the government limiting community gatherings, and scheduled branch meetings, the IOQNZ has introduced some more CPD opportunities via the webinar options: Webinars as follows – 1 hour CPD, 8am or 12 noon DateSubject / Information Facilitator Apr 8Quarry Consents Requirements and ComplianceEloise Donnbery-Shaw & Christian McDean May 7Certificates of Competency […]

Webinars via IQA

More opportunities for CPD available via the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) education platform. Webinars as follows – 1 hour CPD: DateSubject / Information Facilitator March 12Hazard IdentificationHamish Beattie April 02How to communicate with your team to improve safetyHamish Beattie April 23Intro to Safety Management SystemsHamish Beattie May 14Emergency ManagementHamish Beattie