Northern NSW Branch Site Visit & Emergency Services Demo Day


The Northern NSW Sub-Branch invites members and guests to the Holcim Quarry at Teven to come together with the local response agencies in the Ballina and surrounding areas.

Date: Thursday 23 November, 2023
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm
Transport: All guests must travel by Bus

This event will offer an opportunity to see the local emergency services in training, providing demonstrations and scenarios that could occur in any workplace.

Meet the local Police Rescue, Fire Rescue and SES services from the Ballina, Woodburn and Lismore area.

Scenarios demonstrated by emergency services will include:

  • Retrieval from a wrecked car from underneath a dump truck
  • Dam recovery exercise
  • Various operations from the crusher plant based on real time situations by the rescue staff recovery team

Guests will have an opportunity to share ideas, as well as discuss strategies and best practices to provide a platform in emergency preparedness. 

The Bus will depart the quarry for return to Cherry Street Carpark at approximately 3:00pm.


Holcim Quarry (Ballina) Teven
Teven Quarry supplies construction and road building materials to the Northern Rivers region, primarily to the Ballina, Byron, Lismore and Tweed local government areas, includng eight Holcim Australia concrete plants in the Northern Rivers region.

The quarry provides ongoing economic benefit to the local area and region through secure supply of high quality quarry products, ongoing and increased employment, capital expenditure and ongoing operational expenditure. These benefits will have flow on effects within the local and regional economies.


Members: $45.00 | Non Members/Guests: $60.00
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Registration includes a BBQ lunch and refreshments.

What to wear:

**Mandatory PPE: Hard Hat, High vis long sleeve shirt or long sleeve shirt with high vis vest, long pants and steel capped boots, safety glasses.

Is this event for you?

All quarrying and extractive industry operators, suppliers and associated industries are welcome to attend.

Registrations close Thursday 16 November 2023


Sponsorship opportunities available: To find out more please contact the IQA Events Team on [email protected] or Ph: 0412 769 981


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This event is in line with the IQA's commitment to fostering diversity and inclusions within the extractive and associated industries and is open to all members, non-members, associates and industry personnel, regardless of gender.

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23/11/2023 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Holcim Teven Quarry 129 Stokers Lane Teven, NSW 2478 AUSTRALIA
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