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MinEx submits on Extractives Regs Review

MinEx has submitted comprehensive feedback to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on the Implementation Review of the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016.This... Read more about 'MinEx submits on Extractives Regs Review '...

Time to have your say on CPD

You may have seen a note from the Board of Examiners (BoE) asking for feedback on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) now that it has been running for 3 years.  Read more about 'Time to have your say on CPD'...

Drugs and Alcohol Fact Sheet released

MinEx have released a new fact sheet in the series designed to promote worker health and wellbeing. You can download the latest factsheet - Drugs and Alcohol here. Read more about 'Drugs and Alcohol Fact Sheet released'...

Regs review consultation extended

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New CoC requirements

Following significant lobbying from industry, WorkSafe gazzetted new requirements for a Site Specific Certificate of Competence (CoC) on1st August 2018. Included in the notice are a clearer definition of "workings", which... Read more about 'New CoC requirements'...

Apprenticeship programme announced

Having a clear qualification pathway, starting with an apprenticeship, helps make the mining and quarrying industry a more attractive career option for new entrants to the industry, including school-leavers. MinEx, in... Read more about 'Apprenticeship programme announced'...

Regs review consultation document released

The consultation document for the review of the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016 has been released by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment. Read more about 'Regs review consultation document released'...

Canterbury quarries to fight ECan decision

Canterbury quarries should vigorously fight any attempt by Environment Canterbury to impose mandatory continuous dust monitors on the boundaries of all quarries that have a house within 500m of their... Read more about 'Canterbury quarries to fight ECan decision'...

No silicosis risks and good dust management now shown

People living near quarries in Yaldhurst near Christchurch are now confirmed as having no reason to fear being exposed to dust that can cause the dangerous lung disease of silicosis,... Read more about 'No silicosis risks and good dust management now shown '...

Truck accidents on the rise - MinEx

New Zealand risks another vehicle-related fatality at a mine or quarry, MinEx warns. Read more about 'Truck accidents on the rise - MinEx'...

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