The AQA’s second Rock our Future School Competition has seen primary schools in Waikato and Manawatū take away the prizes. This year the competition was centred on designing a final use for a quarry that had finished extracting rock. There were eight finalists...
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An industry rock has fallen
Veteran quarry industry manager and consultant George William Cunningham – Geo – passed away on Wednesday aged 84 in Matamata.
Waikato school rocks
A Cambridge primary school and one in Palmerston North have taken away the prizes in a national competition centred on turning a former quarry into a community asset.
Palmerston North school rocks
A Palmerston North primary school and also one in Waikato have taken away the prizes in a national competition centred on turning a former quarry into a community asset.
Ban on developing wet land will shut quarries, halt infrastructure
New regulations which halt work near any land that gets wet will push already short supplies of rock, gravel and sand into a crisis situation, drive up prices and put the delivery of shovel-ready projects at risk.
Plan for quarries or face more Transmission Gully debacles
The national quarry organisation says it hopes that the delays and cost blow-out for Transmission Gully may finally see a change in Government and council planning for major projects.
No infrastructure roll-out without rock
Successive governments have failed to plan where quarried materials will come from for New Zealand roads and buildings. Unless rapidly addressed, Aggregate and Quarry Association CEO Wayne Scott says all the promises of infrastructure being key to the COVID-19...
AQA Policy Briefing June 2020
AQA has release a Policy Briefing ahead of this years September Election. You can view it, and AQA members can request hard copies by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sites should use the next week to plan for Safe reopening
Use the next week to plan how your extractive site will prepare for any change in COVID-19 status. That’s the advice from Aggregate and Quarry Association (AQA) CEO Wayne Scott, who also leads the extractive sectors health and safety organisation, MinEx. Speaking...
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