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Health & Safety Regs in Mining & Quarrying sector approved

Cabinet has approved new regulations covering health and safety in the mining and quarrying sectors. The Health and Safety in Employment (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2013 replace the Health and Safety in Employment (Mining Administration) Regulations 1996 and the Health and Safety in Employment (Mining-Underground) Regulations 1999. The regulations, developed in response to […]

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The Health and Safety (Pike River Implementation) Bill

Email message received from MBIE 26/6/2013 Dear stakeholders The Health and Safety (Pike River Implementation) Bill was introduced to Parliament this week, and is available on the Parliament website at Health-and-Safety-Pike-River-Implementation-Bill The Bill contains the proposed legislative changes needed to implement the Government’s response to the Royal Commission’s recommendations. It has three parts: Part 1 […]

Nonsensical approach to Quarrying hits rock bottom

CEO of Staterra, Richard Michael aims to raise awareness of misconceptions surrounding quarrying and other extractive industries. And that should spell good news for our industry. Read more in NZ Herald Article – 6 Jul 2009

McBreen Jenkins appoint new manager for quarries

McBreen Jenkins have three main quarries – at Puketona Junction, Turiwiri, and Waihi Beach, with 9 satellite quarries scattered across Northland, and operated when required. Quarry icon Max Laybourne retired and the end of November 2004 after many years with McBreen Jenkins, Whangarei. Max served a good chunk of his time with Winstone Aggregates Lunn […]