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IQ-The First 100 Years

1917-2017 Institute of Quarrying

The Institute of Quarrying is now 100 years old, and celebrations were held in the UK to mark the occasion. The booklet titled IQ – The First 100 years provides a thumnail sketch of the Institutes past in six chapters: The early days The industry after the first World War Post War Developments Plant and […]

Australian Quarry Conference - 11-14 Oct 06

Australian Quarry Conference – 11-14 Oct 06

Report from George Kelcher (Vice President IOQ NZ) This year’s Australian Institute of Quarrying Conference was the first combined Conference made up of the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) and the Cement, Concrete, and Aggregates Australia (CCAA) with the title of ?Construction Materials Industry Conference (CMIC 2006)? and a very appropriate theme of ?Partnering for […]

Conference Papers – 2005 Boksburg, South Africa

Author Paper Title and Abstract Jack van der Merwe Gautrain Rapid Rail Link Ben Magara Unleashing human potential ? the New Denmark story Prof Roger Thompson &Prof A Visser Mine Haul Roads Maintenance Management Alan Bye, Megan Little, Desmond Mossop Slope Stability Risk Management at Anglo Platinum?s Sandsloot Open Pit Gareth Williams Achievements through the […]



7.12.2004. The Australian Institute of Quarrying Conference was held at the Twin Waters Resort, Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast during October, was well attended with around 600 delegates and partners attending. Andrew Dronjak and myself attended on the Wednesday the Australian IOQ meeting which comprised delegates from all Branches around Australia. There were 24 attendees […]

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 […]