QLD Quarry Materials Prod & Quality Mgt Workshop + Tour

QLD IQA Quarry Materials Production & Quality Management Workshop, Yatala
This workshop will provide participants with knowledge relating to quarry products. The workshop will be followed by a tour of the Caterpillar facility.


Workshop Details  

Date: Thursday 16 May 2024
Start: 8:30am - 5.00pm AEST
Location: Caterpillar | 79 Elderslie Rd, Yatala, QLD

Workshop Overview

The Quarry Materials Production & Quality Management online workshop has been designed to provide participants with knowledge relating to specifications, quarry product test methods, quality control, basic statistical measures, technical characteristics, and the influence of quarry products on concrete, asphalt, seals, bases and fills, and other rock products.  

The workshop will cover:

  • Quarry products
  • Quarry specifications
  • Properties of quarry aggregates
  • Quarry quality control and statistics
  • Quarry sampling 

The workshop will be followed by a tour of the Caterpillar facility.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how key quarry products and end use products are produced
  • Identify what specifications apply to quarries
  • Understand how to read and interpret quarry specification documents
  • Describe the properties of aggregates and how they influence the properties of key end use quarry products
  • Identify how quarry operations can impact on product quality
  • Understand how quarries ensure their products conform to specification

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is recommended for:

  • Quarry Managers
  • Quarry Supervisors
  • Technical Staff
  • Laboratory Staff
  • Sales Staff

Your Facilitator | Peter Ambrose

Peter has worked in senior management roles in the construction materials sector for over 30 years.  He has seen first hand that for an organisation to be successful, it needs to create a culture that clearly reflects its beliefs, behaviours, goals and how people engage both internally and externally. Peter has a passion for leading safety and employee wellbeing, including being a strong advocate for mental health.  

CPD Hours: up to 6.5

  • IQA QMCS: Technical Training

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued on completion.


IQA Member:  $310
Non Member: $490

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Registrations Close: Monday 13 May 2024

Numbers are limited to ensure an optimal learning experience for attendees.


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16/05/2024 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
E. Australia Standard Time
Caterpillar 79 Elderslie Rd Yatala, QLD 4207 AUSTRALIA
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