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Fatal Accident at Open Cut Mine, Queensland

On 10 Feb 2004, a mine-worker was fatally injured whilst working in the workshop at the Century zinc mine in north-west Queensland. At about midnight 9/10 February, a tyre fitter was working with another person removing an outer rear wheel of a Komatsu 830E haul truck. A sudden release of stored energy from the inner […]

GOUGHS/CAT AWARD 2002 REPORT

GOUGHS/CAT AWARD 2002 REPORT

I would just like to thank Gough’s Management Team and a special thanks to Ardie Rankin for putting together a great itinerary on the Australian Trip for Kim and myself. Melbourne CAT Factory First stop was Melbourne and out to the CAT factory where graders are made. They also make digger, loader buckets and truck […]

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 […]

Six and a half years later .. they're headin' home

Six and a half years later .. they’re headin’ home

In 1998 Road Metals Ltd, a company specialising in mobile crushing based in Oamaru secured a four month contract with Stevensons. In Auckland. Don Parker and his band of merry men were based at W Stevenson & Sons East Tamaki Quarry crushing / screening predominantly GAP65 and TNZ40 (Transit M/4 AP40) metal. All the TNZ40 […]