MinEx produces regular 
Safety Alerts, the 
Train Brain training 
newsletter and MinEx Newsletters.

News & Events

MinEx produces a number of regular publications, detailed below. If you would like to receive these automatically, please subscribe here.

For details of events, conferences and training opportunities near you, check out the latest Train Brain - or keep looking below - we will post details of big events on this page.


Train Brain

The Train Brain is the MinEx training newsletter - an easy way to stay up to date with training opportunities. It also gives you Train Tips on how to access useful information. It's a no brainer that training is the way to make sure you and your workmates or staff go home safe every day.

Safety Alerts

These provide a flow of information from health and safety authorities in New Zealand and Australia, with details of recent incidents provided to alert other industry operators to hazards and unsafe practices.


MinEx produces a regular newsletter which summaries health and safety trends and information. 





MinEx Workshops


MinEx is coming to a town near you with our regional workshops.

The workshops provide an introduction to Health and Safety Management Systems - what they are, and how to develop one. The elements covered in each workshop are:

  • Risk Management
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Plant
  • Training & Competency
  • Emergency response.

You will be provided with a simple HSMS template with forms to use in your operation.

Tuesday 26 June – Gisborne
Wednesday 17 June - Gisborne FULL
Thursday 28 June – Whakatane 
Tuesday 7 August - Cromwell
Wednesday 8 August - Invercargill
Thursday 9 August - Invercargill
Tuesday 14 August - Greymouth
Wednesday 15 August - Blenheim
Wednesday 29 August - Ashburton
Tuesday 16 October - Paeroa
Wednesday 17 October - Te Kuiti
Thursday 18 October - Stratford
Wednesday 24 October - Kerikeri
Thursday 25 October - Dargaville


3.00pm – 6.00pm, followed by refreshments and general discussion, venues to be confirmed.

Registration is free – 3 hrs formal CPD

For full details see the North Island flyer or the South Island flyer.

To RSVP contact MinEx today.

NZ Quarry Conference

quarry nz conference

50 Years and Beyond - Embracing Future Technology in our Industry

The 2018 QuarryNZ conference is the 50th joint conference between AQA and IOQ NZ, and will also be an IOQ International Presidents Conference.

This year it is held at the Claudelands Events Centre in Hamilton from the 18th - 20th July.

The conference is an opportunity for all those involved in the quarrying industry to interact and exchange ideas, take the opportunity to hear the experiences of guest speakers, to socialise with old friends, and colleagues and to make new contacts. 

Register here