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 award recognises and celebrates the quarry industry's care for the environment and respect for their communities.
The winners of the MIMICO Environment & Community Award 2019 were Fulton Hogan Dunedin Peninsula Connection Project & Christchurch Ready Mix Concrete - Water Recycling Improvements. Read more about their entries here, or view the finalists presentation.
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.