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Obituary – Colin Welsh

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Colin William WELSH on 13 June 2021, aged 75 years. Colin worked for Industrial Gases and Auckland Copper Refining prior to starting with Keith Niederer. He worked for Keith for 16 years. Colin worked with the Niederer...

Worksafe – Blasting notification

WorkSafe New Zealand understands that you are an extractives operator with a site or sites that complete blasting activity or a supplier of blasting product and services to the extractives industry. WorkSafe have recently updated the notification form to provide an...

Drug Detection Agency Workshop, Greymouth

On Mon 24 May the Drug Detection Agency will be holding a training workshop on behalf of Minerals West Coast. The workshop will be held in Greymouth at Tai Poutini Polytech.The four hour workshop will focus on how to prevent and manage risks arising from drug and...

Field Trip – Golden Bay

The Northland branch of the IOQ has arranged a Field Trip for our members to Portland Cement works - Sat 22 May 2021 2pm If you are keen to attend please drop me an email so that we can get the numbers. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there. Portland...

IQA offer additional CPD

The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) have offered NZ members more opportunities to obtain additional CPD hours in 2021. Below is a list of virtual workshops: 22 Apr | Quarry Products Technical Training - Register here22 Apr | Electrical Awareness Online Workshop...

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...

2021 Macdonald Memorial Lecture

The 2021 Jim Macdonald Memorial Lecture Tour features Dr Mary Obele Specialist Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Tour dates Mon 10 May WhangareiTue 11 May AucklandWed 12 May MatamataThu 13 May Palmerston NorthMon 17 May NelsonTue 18 May DunedinWed...

Ravensdown – Quarry Manager opportunity

Kick start 2021 in a New Role! Ravensdown Supreme Lime Quarry in Te Kuiti has a Permanent Full Time Quarry Manager opportunity available. Enjoy benefits of a company vehicle, medical insurance and 5% superannuation. Explore the advertisement and apply.

Worksafe Certificates of Competence update

The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (‘the Board’) would like to update holders of Certificates of Competence (CoC) of their obligations involving the renewal of their CoC(s). CoC holders must submit their applications before two months of the CoC expiry date....

Youth Programme 2021

We are looking to receive nominations from other young quarry employees to join the IOQNZ Youth Programme in 2021. In 2016 your IOQ Executive launched a Youth Programme aimed to attract future leaders to our industry. Interested? Read on Posters are available for your...

Obituary – George Cunningham

Recording the passing of key industry people is never easy. George William Cunningham passed away 25 Nov 2020, aged 84. George will be remembered as the new Quarry Manager appointed in 1968 at Wilkins & Davies Puketutu Island Quarry having negotiated a lease with...

Worksafe BoE members Nov 2020

New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners members appointed Six highly experienced extractives industry practitioners have been appointed for three year terms to the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners. The six are returning members Michelle CromptonStephen BellGarth...

2020 Webster Scholarship – Dylan Ward

We are pleased to announce that Dylan Ward (Fulton Hogan Tauhei) is the recipient of the Webster Scholarship for 2020.   Dylan is looking to complete a Diploma in Business Studies (6 papers) over a 2 – 2 ½ year period. Dylan was a participant in the IOQNZ...

WorkSafe CoC renewals

It is now five years after the issuing of the first certificates of competences in the new regime consequentially The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) and Secretariat are currently experiencing a heavy workload of renewal applications which will...

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...

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