Useful New Zealand & International Links & Industry Events
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New Zealand Links & Events

Institute of Quarrying New Zealand The IOQ is the professional body representing the quarrying indusry
Institute of Quarrying New Zealand, with details of IoQ Branches, reports and meetings.

QuarryNZ The Aggregate and Quarrying Association of New Zealand and Institute of Quarrying  hold a joint annual conference annually.

MITO - Extractive Industries Training Organisation MITO is the ITO for a number of industries, including quarrying and the AQA is represented on the MITO board.

MinEx Health & Safety Council MinEx is the national Health & Safety Council for the New Zealand mining and extractive (quarrying) industry. Its main purpose is to assist the minerals industry to improve its health and safety performance, and provide centralised industry representation in matters relating to health and safety. The AQA is one of a number of organisations represented on the MinEx board.

Straterra Straterra is the industry group representing the New Zealand resource sector and NZ mining.

Contrafed Contrafed is a publishing company partly owned by the AQA. It produces titles including Quarrying and Mining magazine which includes our Aggregate News.

CareerNZ CareerNZ provides details on a wide range of career options, in a large number of industries including quarrying.

Cement & Concrete Association of New Zealand The Cement & Concrete Association of New Zealand holds an annual conference.

New Zealand Ready Mixed Concrete Association The New Zealand Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NZRMCA) strives to promote, aid, foster, research, develop and protect the interests of the Ready Mixed Concrete Industry within New Zealand by whatever means the Association may think fit. NZRMCA holds a combiined conference with CCANZ.

Crown Minerals Crown Minerals, part of the Ministry of Economic Development and the department managing the NZ Governments oil, gas, mineral and coal reserves.

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) EECA work closely with businesses of all sizes to help them become more energy efficient and competitive.  Website contains useful information on grants, energy efficiency information, and case studies.

Extractive Industries Training Organisation MITO provides on the job training and career pathways through our NZQA approved qualifications.

Civil Contractors New Zealand On September 1st 2014 the members of the New Zealand Contractors' Federation and Roading New Zealand elected to join the two organisations to be known as Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ).

New Zealand Institute of Highway Technology New Zealand Institute of Highway Technology holds an annual conference in conjunction with New Zealand Transport Agency.

New Zealand Transport Agency The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is a Crown entity established on 1 August 2008, bringing together the functions of Land Transport New Zealand and Transit New Zealand to provide an integrated approach to transport planning, funding and delivery. NZTA holds an annual conference in conjunction with the New Zealand Institute of Highway Technology.

Quality Planning Website This is the website where the Guidance Notes: Planning Guidelines are located

International Links & Events

Aggregate Producers Association of British Columbia The association for gravel producers in British Columbia, Canada

Aggregate & Sand Producers Association of South Africa The national association for aggregate producers in South Africa

British Aggregates Association The national association for independant quarry operators in the United Kingdom

Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia The national association for aggregate producers in Australia

European Aggregates Association The association for aggregate producers in the European Economic Community

Institute of Quarrying Australia The Institute of Quarrying Australia is a professional body which unites people of the industry throughout Australia. It is an educator, a conduit for knowledge and an advocate for standards and legislation. The Institute of Quarrying Australia holds an annual conference.

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association The national association for aggregate producers in United States of America

Sustainable Aggregates UK organisation acts as a pool of knowledge on sustainability research and projects for the aggregate and quarry industry.
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