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Hong Kong Branch Newsletter – Dec 03

Topics: Greening of Quarry Slopes in Hong Kong -Synopsis -Introduction -Design of final landfrom -Design of quarry slopes -Greening of quarry slopes -Ecology survey and researches in quarries -Conclusion SARS – Employers’ Obligations and Liabilities -Employer’s obligations -Powers of health officers to break into premises -Potential liability inder employee compensation legislation -Prevenative measures in workplace […]

Dunedin Branch Report – Feb 2004

George Kelcher reports strong support for the recent Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture held in Invercargill. This was evidenced by some young members who traveled more than 5 hours for the meeting! Now that’s commitment. Lecturer Ian Rodger (Metso) was particularly impressed with the turnout in the deep south.Feb 2004.


On Wed 12 November 2003 a meeting of approximately 50 people gathered at Winstone Aggregates Otaika Quarry (Whangarei) in an endeavour to re-activate the Northland Group. The response was positive. There was strong support from those actively engaged in the various facets of the industry and robust representation from associated suppliers of goods and services. […]

Ian Wedding
Winner of 2004 Paykel Shield


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 […]