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Webinar Social Licence to Operate 11 Nov

Presenter Paul Sutton CPD Hours: 1-hour Unrestricted Activity Learning Objectives: Your key learnings will be: 1. To define social licence to operate. 2. Knowing why we need to maintain social licence. 3. Knowing what we need to maintain social licence. 4. Knowing how...

Webinar – Communicating Effectively in the Workplace 9 Nov

Webinar presented by Paul Sutton CPD Hours: 1-hour Unrestricted Activity Learning Objectives: Your key learnings will be: 1. Knowing why it is important to effectively communicate in the workplace. 2. Knowing how the brain effectively communicates information. 3....

Webinar -Ethical Leadership

Presented by Paul Sutton CPD Hours: 1-hour unrestricted Learning Objectives: Your key learnings will be: 1. Defining leadership 2. Defining ethics 3. Defining ethical leadership 4. Knowing the 10 commandments of ethical leadership 5. Defining characteristics of...

Newsletter – Sep 2021

Contents Presidents Report Online Membership Form Branch Reports Webinars on Offer Mini-Online Course Educational Update Report Website Upgrade 2021 Award Winners MITO Update Report MinEx Update Report Advert—TRIND BOE Update Report Advert—Flexco Advert—AEG New...

Webinar-Ground Instability: Highwall Face Hazards 29.09.21

Presenter: Gordon Laing Ground Instability: Highwall Face Hazards Duration: 1 hour CPD Hours: 1-hour unrestricted Learning Objectives: Your key learnings will be: 1. Knowing how highwall face hazards are created. 2. Knowing how to recognise highwall face hazards. 3....

Webinar-The Basics: Worker Health

Presenter: Neill Kydd 21 September 2021 CPD Hours: 1-hour unrestricted Learning Objectives: Your key learnings will be: 1. Knowing what the employers and employees’ responsibilities are regarding worker health matters. 2. Knowing how to apply the Wait Take 5 Strategy....

WorkSafe – NZ Mining BoE-Covid 19 Update Aug 21

WorkSafe, The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) and the Secretariat understand the serious concerns industry has about recent developments with the Delta variant outbreak and the possible effects of lockdowns, on the ability of Certificate of...

Applications Specialist: Aggregates/Quarry/Auckland

Our Auckland based weighing solutions team are seeking a Applications Engineer to join them on a full time, permanent basis. Job Purpose As our Application Specialist you will be involved in the specification, testing, documentation and preparation for release for...

2021 AQA Mimico Environment & Community Award

The MIMICO Environment and Community Award, was judged by Bernie Napp. He said that Blackhead Quarries had won against three other impressive candidates through being the first quarry in the country to use an electric truck. The 30 tonne truck, imported from China,...

2021 – AJ & RJ Loader Sponsors Shield

This award in the form of a shield donated by Andy and Raewyn Loader. Andy was a Past Chairman of the NZ Institute and the trophy is for the best sponsor’s display at each Annual Conference. Atrax Group is the world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and...

2021 Honorary Fellow – Steve Ellis

This year we recognised Steve Ellis with an Honorary Fellowship, presented in recognition of long-standing service to the IOQNZ. Steve was brought up in a family that owned quarries in Christchurch and in his own words "a family of pebble gatherers". He began working...

2021 Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy

The Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy is awarded to the Institute member, or members, whose technical paper is judged the best given at an Institute Branch Meeting or the NZ Annual Conference. This year one presenter stood out from the rest and it is fitting that Dr Mary...

2021 WorkSafe Chief Inspectors Safety Leadership Award

The WorkSafe Chief Inspectors Safety Leadership Award recognises demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and safety leadership in the area of workplace health and safety, in both the extractives and extractives support sectors. When Winstone Aggregates...

2021 Winstone Aggregates Safety Award

For the past 60 years Walton Park Sand has provided specialist sand products for foundries, industrial flooring, construction and water filtration systems across Otago and New Zealand. Over time Walton Park Sand has adapted and revolutionised their processes for...

2021 Quarry & Mining Award

Quarry & Mining Magazine's editor, Allan Titchall presented Abbey Loveridge, of Southland’s AB Lime, Winton (a company associated with Blackhead Quarries) with the emerging leader award. Congratulations Abbey.

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