Included on this page are important news releases and industry related articles pertinent to the AQA and all its members.

From the Quarry Face - AQA Newsletter
From The Quarry Face- Oct 2018 | Click HERE to view online.

Aggregate News
The AQA produces Aggregate News every two months, summarising industry issues.
Aug/Sept 2018
June/July 2018
April/May 2018

AQA Media Releases | Industry and Related Media Material
Wayne Scott new CEO, new AQA Board Chair Jared Johnston and Mike Higgins, New Deputy Chair
From Left: Wayne Scott new AQA CEO, Jared Johnston - board Chair and Mike Higgins - Deputy Chair

New AQA CEO appointed - October 01 2018
New chair and deputy for AQA and new CEO to be appointed - July 19 2018
Mimico Award Winners | Canterbury quarry wins top environmental award - July 24 2018
Rogue small quarries must shape up or be shut - January 17 2018
Politicians not listening to quarry sector, time for change - July 19 2017
The chair of New Zealand’s quarry industry association says the sector does not get the attention it deserves from politicians and he’s backed creating a single organisation for the entire extractive sector to help achieve that.
A Quarry's Appeal To Wellington - By Mike Higgins - May 2017
Rock needs to roll – election year challenge - 20 February 2017
Send dust ban to dust bin or end much economic activity - 13 March 2017
Mimico Award Winners | Quarries and Communities win Environmental Awards - July 22 2017 The Aggregate and Quarry Association says if Environment Canterbury implements a new ‘no tolerance’ ban on any dust beyond quarry boundaries it could end a whole range of land-based activities.
Contractor Perspectives article on CoC - Feb 2017
High failure rates for B Grade quarry qualifications are a symptom of wider issues within the quarry industry which it is determined to address as part of a wider response, says Aggregate and Quarry CEO Roger Parton.
Recent Media articles
Looming gravel shortage could throw housing, roading projects into doubt - 1 NEWS NOW 28 April 2018
Comments on the emissions from the Yaldhurst Quarries - Kevin Duncan 2017
Lizard Transfer a winner for Quarry - Hutt News July 25 2017
Kudos for Fulton Hogan Quarry - Te Puke Times July 2017 Brian Roche: Demand for gravel is running ahead of local supplies - 25 July 2017
Rapid Quarry Expansion Leaves Christchurch Neighbous Feeling Surrounded - March 2017
Warning Over Moving Quarries From Urban Areas - Feb 2017


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Brendon Burns M:0274 305501
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