NZ Branch Conference Sept 2018

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2018 Annual NZ Branch Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 AusIMM NZ Branch Annual Conference will be held at Trinity Wharf, Tauranga, 17th to 18th September 2018, with pre conference field trips and an exploration forum.

Conference Programme

In 2018 we will be offering a two-day technical programme. The conference will encompass exploration, research, project assessment, mine development, metallurgy, rehabilitation, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The conference programme for 2018 includes:

• Saturday 15th September – Planned field trips include: South Auckland aggregates, Waihi epithermal gold, Waikato coal and ironsand
• Sunday 16th September – Epithermal Gold Forum in Waihi
• Monday 17th September – Conference Day 1 at Trinity Wharf, Tauranga
• Tuesday 18th September – Conference Day 2 at Trinity Wharf, Tauranga

The 2018 conference will include AusIMM’s 125th anniversary celebrations. Social events will include an opening networking function (Sunday evening) and a conference dinner (Monday). Trade exhibitions will run throughout the conference.

Oral and poster presentations will be sought to cover most topics related to minerals and coal research, exploration and development of mineral resources and in particular, feature:

• Epithermal gold;
• Aggregates for infrastructure and construction;
• Coal developments;
• West Coast mineral sands;
• New developments and mineral commodities

 

Central Otago Discussion Group Meeting 30 August 2017

There will be a combined Central Otago Discussion Group and Institute of Quarrying NZ Otago Southland Branch Meeting from 7.30 pm Wednesday 30 August 2017 featuring special guests Jon McAlister, CMS; Wayne Scott, Minex; and Grant Middendorf, Cluden Stone Quarry.

Date: Wesnesday 30 August
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Victoria Arms Hotel
65 Melmore St
Cromwell
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here
Please RSVP your interest to attend to Lucy Middendorf by emailing lucy@wanakastone.co.nz

Auckland AusIMM Meeting 22 August 2017

The August Auckland Technical Meeting is to be held from 5.30 pm Tuesday 22 August 2017 and will feature guest speaker Paul Vidanovich presenting The Government Aeromagnetic Programme

Date: Tuesday 22 August 2017
Time: 5:30pm Drinks and Nibbles
6:00pm Presentation
7:00pm Dinner at a local restaurant (at own cost)
Venue: Anderson Lloyd,
Boardroom
37 Galway Street
Britomart
AUCKLAND
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here
Please RSVP your interest to attend to Roger Gregg by emailing roger.gregg@ihug.co.nz

Nelson Discussion Group 18 August 2017

The August Nelson Geological Discussion Group is to be held from 5 pm Friday 18 August 2017 and will feature guest discussion leader Chris Castle presenting The Chatham Rock Phosphate Experience.

Date: Friday 18 August 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Meeting Room
544 Waimea Rd
Annesbrook
NELSON
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here 

Auckland AusIMM Meeting 18 July 2017

The July Auckland Technical Meeting is to be held from 5.30 pm Tuesday 18 July 2017 and will feature guest speaker Stuart Simmons presenting Spatial and Temporal Variations in Epithermal Ore-Forming Processes

Date: Tuesday 18 July 2017
Time: 5:30pm Drinks and Nibbles
6:00pm Presentation
Venue: Anderson Lloyd,
Boardroom
37 Galway Street
Britomart
AUCKLAND
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here
Please RSVP your interest to attend to Roger Gregg by emailing roger.gregg@ihug.co.nz

Nelson Discussion Group 7 July 2017

The July Nelson Discussion Group Meeting is to be held from 5 pm Friday 7 July 2017 and will feature guest speaker Alan Eggers presenting Trans Tasman Resources: South Taranaki Bight Iron Sands Project

Date: Friday 7 July 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Nick Smith’s Electorate Office
544 Waimea Road
NELSON
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here
To RSVP for this event, please email Carol Foote at: CFoote@golder.co.nz

Auckland AusIMM Meeting 29 June 2017

The June Auckland Technical Meeting is to be held from 5.30 pm Thursday 29 June 2017 and will feature guest speaker David MacPherson who will be presenting “Tauranga Dredging Operations “.

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017
Time: 5:30pm Drinks and Nibbles
6:00pm Presentation
7:00pm Dinner (at own cost)
Venue: Anderson Lloyd,
Level 3 (lift at rear of ground floor)
Australis Nathan Building
37 Galway Street
Britomart
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here
Please RSVP your interest to attend to Roger Gregg by emailing roger.gregg@ihug.co.nz

Upcoming event:
July Technical Meeting – Tuesday 18 July: Featuring guest speaker Stuart Simmons presenting Spatial and Temporal Variations in Epithermal Ore-Forming Processes

Nelson Discussion Group 9 June 2017

The June Nelson Discussion Group Meeting is to be held from 5 pm Friday 9 June 2017 and will feature guest speaker Simon Nathan presenting The Blackwater Mine: an illustrated case history of hard-rock gold mining and ore processing in the early 20th century

Date: Friday 9 June 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Nick Smith’s Electorate Office
544 Waimea Road
NELSON
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here
To RSVP for this event, please email James Macdonald at:C2skye@gmail.com

Wellington AusIMM Meeting 7 June 2017

Wellington Technical Meeting is to be held from 5.30 pm Wednesday 7 June 2017 and will feature guest speaker Simon Nathan presenting “The Blackwater Mine – An illustrated case history of hard – rock gold mining and ore processing in the early 19th century “.

Date: Wednesday 7 June 2017
Time: 5:30pm – Light nibbles and drinks
6:00pm – Presentation
Venue: Straterra
Ground Floor,
93 The Terrace
WELLINGTON
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here

Auckland AusIMM Meeting 25 May 2017

The May Auckland Technical Meeting is to be held from 5.30 pm Thursday 25 May 2017 and will feature guest speaker Steve Butters presenting Red Bull’s Blasting Operations in New Zealand

Date: Thursday 25 May 2017
Time: 5:30pm – Networking Drinks
6:00pm – Technical Talk
Venue: Anderson Llyod
Level 3
37 Galway Street Britomart
AUCKLAND
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here
To RSVP for this event, please email Roger Gregg at:roger.gregg@ihug.co.nz

Nelson Discussion Group 12 May 2017

The May Nelson Discussion Group Meeting is to be held from 5 pm Friday 12 May 2017 and will feature guest speaker Murray Gillon presenting “Stabilising the Clyde Dam Reservoir Landslides “.

Date: Friday 12 May 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Nelson Bridge Club
21 Haven Rd,
NELSON
Cost: Free for all to attend.
Registrations: For further information, please click here