Introduction to Quarrying | Online Workshop

Introduction to Quarrying | Online Workshop
The Introduction to Quarrying workshop has been designed to provide participants with an introduction to the quarrying industry, including quarrying processes, products, people and positions.

 

 


Date
Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Start time9.00am AEDST

Finish time: 1.00pm

LocationOnline Via Zoom

Quarrying is simply the extraction of natural resources like rocks, sand and gravel to help create almost every structure in the built environment.

Quarries produce a range of useful materials. In Australia, the most common materials extracted are construction aggregates such as crushed rock, sand or gravel. These abundant, yet essential raw materials, are the foundation of our homes, schools, hospitals, roads and almost all aspects of the built environment that we depend on. 

Workshop Overview

This essential workshop is designed to provide participants with an introduction to all things quarrying, including quarrying processes, products, people and positions.  It is an ideal starter for anyone working in the quarrying industry or those interested in finding out about the quarrying industry.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The quarry life cycle
  • Quarry products
  • Quarry processes, plant and equipment
  • Industry terminology
  • The end use of quarries

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what a quarry is, and the different types of quarries
  • Understand the products produced by quarries, and how they are used
  • Understand quarrying processes and the equipment used
  • Understand the organisation and management of a typical quarry, including job roles and qualifications required
  • Understand the basic regulatory framework and the process for establishing quarries
  • Understand community impact and influence

Who should attend

The course is particularly relevant to:

  • new employees in the industry or other related industries
  • quarry support roles such as administration, human resources, marketing, etc.
  • technical staff, sales staff and suppliers
  • anyone who would like to learn more about the quarry industry

Facilitator

Tony Ferrazza
Tony has previously been a Senior Mining Engineer with WorkSafe Victoria with oversight of quarries and open cut mines in Victoria. He has extensive experience in education as training co-ordinator at Box Hill Institute and facilitator of a range of courses for the industry.

CPD Hours

3.5 hours - General

Registration Fees

IQA Member:  $90
Non Member$120

Registrations Close: 21st February 2021

Requirements

All participants must have access to the internet and a laptop / tablet that can run Zoom.  If you have questions regarding the system requirements please visit the Zoom website.

  •  Internet connection Laptop, PC or Phone with sound and video capability
  • Quiet environment

Disclaimer

All information is correct at the time of publication. The IQA reserves the right to alter or delete items as required, and takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions and changes.

When
2/23/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Where
Online Online AUSTRALIA

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