AIQEF Alex Northover Award

To recognise the best prepared Portfolio of Evidence submitted to a Registered Training Organisation in support of the applicant seeking accreditation for either: Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in surface extractive operations against an Australian national resources and infrastructure industries training package.

2019 Winner: Ryan Crawford

Victoria Branch

 


IQA Gold Environment Award - Sponsored by Groundwork Plus

To recognize a site’s contribution toward the advancement of environmental management in the industry at a given site. The contribution can be a single event such as an exceptional quarry rehabilitation, or a new work process or method of pollution control or for a longer term contribution over a period of time such as achieving an outstanding environmental record at a site, displaying environmental awareness and leadership, encouraging community consultation or representation on industry environmental or pollution control committees.

2019 Winner: Holcim Bli Bli Quarry - Brian Burr

Queensland Branch

Excellence in Innovation Award - Sponsored by Trimble

The award is to recognize an individual’s contribution to excellence and innovation in the quarry industry. The contribution can be for innovation in design, production, operations, automation, plant design, maintenance or processes as a single event or for a longer term contribution over a period of time.

2019 Winner: Malcolm Sawers / Mick Benic

New South Wales Branch


IQA Gold Hard Hat Site Safety Award

To recognise a site’s contribution to the advancement of OH&S in the quarry industry. The contribution can be a single suggestion or invention or implementation relating to equipment, processes, training, safety management, industry representation OR continued excellent performance over a period of time, which improves OH&S in the industry.

2019 Winner: Holcim Banbury WA - Phil Hope

Western Australia Branch

IQA President's Medal

To recognise a member who has given outstanding service to the Institute and/ or the industry, but must be an IQA member.

2019 Winner: Andrew Wilson

South Australia Branch

Quarry Manager of the Year <10 FTE - Sponsored by Metso

To recognise an individual Quarry Manager, working with 10 or less FTE on site, with demonstrable outstanding achievements within the quarrying industry.

2019 Winner: Steve Butcher

New South Wales Branch

 

Quarry Manager of the Year >10 FTE - Sponsored by Metso

The Award is to recognise an individual Quarry Manager, where there are more than 10 FTE onsite, with demonstrable outstanding achievements within the quarrying industry.

2019 Winner: Matt Neil

New South Wales Branch

Quarry Operator of the Year - Sponsored by Retracom Group of Companies

To recognise an individual Quarry Operator, with demonstrable achievements within the quarrying industry.

2019 Winner: Mark Bevan

South Australia Branch

IQA Supplier of the Year

To recognise an individual IQA member within a quarry supplier organisation, with demonstrable achievements within the industry.

2019 Winner: Mike Cooper

Queensland Branch