Tag Archives: milestones

Bruce Taylor

Bruce Taylor clocks up 50 years

The benchmark has been set! I have the great honour of proudly announcing Bruce Taylor completed 50 years Service today. He arrived this morning like clockwork at 5am for his usual start time. . . . Suspecting nothing, he was showered in confetti upon opening his office door and was greeted by a “number” of […]

Chris Gray

Chris Gray awarded Blackwood Shield 2011

When Chris Gray, resigned from Winstone Aggrgeates to take on a new role in Tasmania as General Manager for a quarrying company just outside Hobart, it became clear that his tenure as IOQNZ Auckland Branch Chairman needed to be formally recognised. At the Auckland Christmas Charity Dinner held 18 Dec 2011, the Blackwoods/Paykel Shield was […]

Two Founding Members Honoured

Two Founding Members Honoured

When the Founding Members were recognised at the Annual Conference Titan Volvo Awards Dinner in July 2008, signalling 40 years of the Institute of Quarrying in New Zealand, not all were present to receive their trophies. And as it is always much better to present such an award personally, that?s exactly what we did. When […]