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Blackwood Shield – Auckland Branch Trophy

The Blackwood Shield (formerly known as the Paykel Shield) is awarded each year at the annual Christmas function, to a member for outstanding contribution to the Auckland Branch over the years . Past recipients: 2014 Tony Carpenter 2013 Murray Harvey 2012 Mike Henderson 2011 Chris Gray 2010 Gordon Laing 2009 Andrew Dronjak 2008 Bernie McDonald […]

2010 Blackwood Shield awarded to Gordon Laing

At the Institute of Quarrying (Auckland Branch) Christmas Dinner sponsored by Porter Hire , one of the highlights was the announcement of the 2010 receipient – for Outstanding Contribution to the Institute of Quarrying over the years quote. Now General Manager for Ihumatao Quarry, Gordon Laing spent approximately half of his working life in the […]