Following International Women’s Day in March and the success of another IQA Conference in Newcastle, the IQA continues to recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion in the success of any business or organisation.
Attendants of the Hillhead 2022 quarry exhibition will see an ambitious site-development program, with hard-wired fibre-optic broadband installed across the showground at this year’s event.
Lachlan Grant is the Northern Regional Manager for Mines Rescue and Coal Services, which specialises in education and training, workplace health and safety compliance, workers’ compensation, environmental monitoring, and mines rescue consulting and emergency response. He used his speech at the IQA conference to explain why quarries will benefit from ongoing vigilance in their health and safety systems.
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers will hold its first Australian national unreserved auction on 23 and 24 February, managing the dispersal of 18 assets from earthmoving, civil construction and mining services Garraway Group.
Lincom Group has shared the details of the funeral service for company founder Robert “Roy” Watterson, which will be livestreamed around Australia.
The IQA has a way of finding the industry’s best and brightest, even when they’re as humble and unassuming as Chris Hamilton. As a winner of not one but two IQA Awards, he is just one example of the industry’s not-so-hidden gems.
Rokbak is a big advocate for sustainable operations, as highlighted by managing director Paul Douglas at a recent “net zero” manufacturing conference.
The IQA’s Queensland branch held a follow up health and safety workshop in Brisbane on 11 November. The aim was to provide an opportunity to update knowledge on key safety topics raised at the Queensland Safety & Health Conference earlier in the year and promote further dialogue about ways to improve the industry’s approach to work health and safety issues.
The Australian construction sector has a healthy growth period ahead of it, according to industry leaders at the Commonwealth Bank’s Building through the Pandemic webinar.