AGGREGATE & QUARRY ASSOCIATION
AQA 50th Anniversary Dinner
The AQA celebrated 50 years on Saturday 5 October 2019, with a gala dinner hosting 80 people representing a wide range of the Industry.
The night included key features such as a presentation from Jim O’Brien, President of the Global Aggregates Information Network (GAIN), Interviews from our 5 Life Members, and the announcement of our Rock our Future Schools competition. You can view these below.
The AQA want to again thank our sponsors, who helped make it all happen:
- J Swap Contractors Ltd
- Fulton Hogan
- Golders Associates NZ Ltd
- Wirtgen Group NZ
- Holcim NZ
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ABOUT QUARRYING IN NEW ZEALAND
Aggregates are the most consumed bulk product in the world after water. New Zealand uses 9-10 tonnes of aggregate every year for each adult and child.
To build an average house, you need about 250 tonnes of aggregate - for use in concrete, asphalt, mortar and building products.
The quarry industry is committed to working alongside local communities and follows stringent planning, environmental and operating conditions.