Wellington Branch met on the 22 Sep 2004 at the Johnsonville RSA. The meeting was well attended by 18 members including past NZ chairman, Gib Stuart and Ken Ludlam, Mr Quarry “Keith Neiderer” and also Past AQA President Malcolm Hunter. Apologies where received from Keith Max, who unfortunately went back to hospital again today, Alex […]
The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) is to establish quarry management certification system (QMCS) * Programme announced for the certification of quarry managers and supervisors. * Read press release
John Walrond reports: 21 Sep 2004 * Workshop operator * Grinding wheel disintegrated * Grinder not guarded * Possibility that cut-off wheel not compatible Do take care with angle grinders & cut-off wheels Read article
Coal Industry report
2003 Quarry Report
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 […]
In 2003 -2004 only two meetings were held. This is mostly due to work pressures and a shortage of time to organise functions. However, the two meetings we have had were great, not from the attendance aspect but from the meeting value aspect. The first was on February 12th when we held a joint meeting […]
Awarded this year to Metso Minerals. Their trade stand inside complemented the full size mobile crusher exhibited outside the venue. [+] Enlarge Les Ward speaking to the audience after Andy Loader presented the shield.
Five outstanding entries were received this year each excelling in environmental standards. The winner was Winstone Aggregates Three Kings Quarry presented here to David Howie from Winstones by Rex Davies, of MIMICO. Three Kings Quarry Manager Gordon Laing and wife Karen quietly enjoy the occasion.
Welcoming delegates arriving for the Conference at Wairakei this year were fine examples of our sponsors’ quarrying equipment We are always most grateful for the sponsors who are ensure our conferences run well. Conference theme: Welcome speeches by: Warwick Leach, Conference 2004 Chairman, and Waikato / Bay of Plenty Chairman Brian Bouzaid, President Institute of […]