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MITO Board Chair Update

MITO Board Chair Update

March 2021 Tēnā koutou katoa It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the first Board Chair Update for 2021. I trust that you all had a relaxing holiday season with your whānau, taking the time to rest and rejuvenate for the year ahead. 2021 has seen Auckland move into lockdown twice. During this time, our […]

Risk Management – online course

COURSE OVERVIEWThe Effective Risk Management course is delivered online (via Institute of Quarrying Australia -IQA) and explains the fundamental concepts of managing workplace risks, and the legislative and regulatory environment in which quarries operate. The course is suitable for managers, supervisors and key support personnel and will cover: • Establishing the end to end process […]

6 Webinars from Metso

6 Webinars from Metso

Metso have 6 great webinars available: DateTopic16 JunGlobal launch: Nordtrack mobile range – The perfect balance between cost and productivity30 JunKeynote: Powering operations with aftermarket innovations7 Jul3 ways to improve your screening process with screening media14 JulMonitor, Maintain, Manage – remote monitoring for asset performance21 JulSix tips for more efficient screening28 JulLive Webinar July 28th: […]

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


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

2020 – IOQNZ report, Paul Sutton

Attached with this post is a comprehensive report on changes within our industry: Continuing Professional Development Vocational Reforms – what the Government are proposing Training opportunities – webinars, courses, e-learning QuarryNZ Conference Wellington New CPD achievement awards Print 2020 Opportunities Report

Emergency Management Course March 2020

Competency: Emergency ManagementCPD Hours: 7-hoursFacilitator: Keri HarrisonDate: 4 March 2020 Location: Pedlars Motel in Paeroa and the visit is out to HG Leach Waitawheta Quarry which is about a 25-minute drive from venue Catering: Morning tea and lunch will be providedYour key learnings will be: Knowing your legal obligations regarding emergency management.Having a general knowledge […]

MITO – Proposed Vocational Education Reform

There are three main proposals for change: 1. Disbanding ITOs and introducing Industry Skills Bodies 2. Creating a New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, combining the 16 polytechnics 3. Establishing a centralised funding system. Upload MITO Industry Council letter