Tag Archives: safety

Electrical Awareness – Auckland and Christchurch

The following ELECTRICAL AWARENESS COURSES are available Electrical Awareness for Quarry Managers and Supervisors – Auckland – 6 Sep 2016. Venue:-Stevenson’s Drury Quarry, 539 Fitzgerald Road, Drury Electrical Awareness for Quarry Managers and Supervisors – Christchurch – 8 Sep 2016 SOLD OUT. Venue:-BNZ, Russley Rooms, 5 Sir William Pickering Drive. For clarification… This course is […]

Johnny Dickson flanked by Tony Forster and Andrea Pidcock.

Local Quarry scoops two awards at 2014 Conference

Dicksons Transport & Quarries have good reason to celebrate after the successful 2014 QuarryNZ Conference held in Whangarei. Six other quarry operations were nominated throughout NZ. When Tony Forster, Chief Inspector, Extractives (Quarries and Surface Mining) delivered the result that Dicksons Glenbervie Quarry (Whangarei) had secured the coveted Winstone Aggregates Safety Award, Quarry Manager, Johnny […]

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Worldwide Mine Incident Reports from Mark Freeman

2013: : No 1311 NZ: Pike River re‐entry starts 19/10/2013 No 1310 USA: PA Fatality is Third in Aggregates This Week No 1309 NZ approves conditional funding to recover remains from Pike River mine No 1308 Kiwi killed in West Australian mine accident No 1307 NZ: Pike families vow to chase compensation No 1306 WA: […]

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 […]

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?