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VIC Safety Reports

VIC Reports: VIC Alert-HaulTruck0903 Know and understand the vehicle’s blind spots.. VIC SIR 0812 Batter Collapse Update v2 VIC 0805 Skillsaw What a shocker – leave the skillsaw guard on VIC 0803 SIR Major ground fall traps miners VIC 0802 SIR Impact of blasting fumes VIC 0801 SIR Major collapse of batter in open-cut coalmine?

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 […]

Kelcher impressed in Perth

Kelcher impressed in Perth

2005 was kind to George Kelcher. His position as Vice President for the IOQNZ was ratified, and he was awarded the Komatsu Travel Grant. He now reports on his trip to Perth – the city, the quarries (of course), the inaugural Construction & Mining Expo, and the Komatsu assembly facilities and their wonderful hospitality. Read […]

AUSTRALIAN CONFERENCE 2004 REPORT

AUSTRALIAN CONFERENCE 2004 REPORT

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 […]