MinEx CEO Les McCracken is stepping down and is taking some well-earned leave through to midSeptember.
Jobs in mining, quarrying and contracting are at risk if new health and safety rules are not renewed within six months, industry representatives say.
Industry groups say competency renewals now urgent.
Oropi Quarries must fork out over $160,000 in fines and reparations over the death of a worker last year.
MinEx says proposed regulatory codes for air quality need to be more explicit about including quarries and alluvial mines.
Amid some confusion and concerns around the number of Continuing Professional Development hours accruing for attendance at industry conferences, the IOQNZ brought together a recent round-table discussion supported by AQA...
Extractives’ Certificates of Competence gained under Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Agreement (TTRMA) clarification 30 June 2016.
A South Canterbury-based quarry and transport operator has been ordered to pay reparations of $100,000 to the family of an employee who was crushed to death while working at its...
Chris Baker, chair of the Mining/Extractives Health and Safety Council, responds to CoC concerns and comments as reported in in the February issue of Q&M magazine.
Further deaths at New Zealand quarries are likely if hundreds of sites remain unregistered, the industry's health and safety council says.