The industry sponsored Mimico Environmental Award annually recognises excellence within the aggregate industry for outstanding examples of pollution management, rehabilitation, beautification or other environmental work.MIMICO is a well-respected Waikato company that sells, hires and services heavy machinery; it shares the AQA’s commitment to encouraging environmental excellence.

This annual set of awards recognises and celebrates the quarry industry's care for the environment. Gold, Silver and Bronze awards acknowledge the diverse range of projects undertaken by our members.

From left, MIMICO Environmental Awards judge, Dr Morgan Williams, Brett Swain, director of Southern Screenworks, project manager Alex Thomson, MIMICO managing director Rex Davies.From left, MIMICO Environmental Awards judge, Dr Morgan Williams, Brett Swain, director of Southern Screenworks, project manager Alex Thomson, MIMICO managing director Rex Davies.
Mimico Award Winners | Canterbury quarry wins top environmental award - July 24 2018


IOQ Awards The Institute of Quarrying NZ Awards are a conference highlight and cover categories including:
  • Winstone Aggregates Safety Award – judged on who is best meeting a wide range of H & S criteria
  • Southern Cross Engineering – Roctech Innovation Award – $3,500 award for someone to develop innovations that can assist quarrying
  • Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy for best technical paper
  • B R Webster Family Educational Scholarship – towards tertiary or practical learning studies
  • WorkSafe Chief Inspector Safety Leadership Award
Entries are required by May 31, other than Winstones Safety Award which needs to be in by April 20. Any IOQ member can nominate another IOQ member. Nominations should include some background information about the person: current job description, a mini version CV. Entries to ioq@xtra.co.nz and details on IOQ website

NZ Quarrying and Mining Awards These awards from Q+M magazine recognise upcoming leaders in the quarrying sector. As many as several people have won an award in one year, which recognises “future leaders.” They are each provided with a certificate and $1000 each. If you have a someone showing talent in your quarry, email a brief CV and outline of the person’s achievements and qualities to Q+M Editor Alan Titchall – alan@contrafed.co.nz by May 31.

To obtain any extra information contact our office: office@aqa.org.nz
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