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Aggregate & Quarry Association

Mimico Award

The industry sponsored Mimico Environment & Community Award annually recognises and celebrates the quarry industry's care for the environment and community. The award acknowledges the excellent and diverse range of projects undertaken by AQA members.

About the Award

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.

MIMICO 2019 Award Winner

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.


About quarrying in New Zealand

Using Aggregate

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.

Building NZ

To build an average house, you need about 250 tonnes of aggregate - for use in concrete, asphalt, mortar and building products.

Our Community

The quarry industry is committed to working alongside local communities and follows stringent planning, environmental and operating conditions.

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