Protesters, delegates and police clash outside the main entrance to the Dunedin Centre.
Chris Baker CEO Straterra, opens the 2019 Forum.
Val Tusani and Matthew Glass from Trelleborg
On the Lincom Stand: Stew Austin; Lincoln Rayner; and Peter Godwin.
At the TransDiesel (Volvo) stand: Mike Coleman, Stevensons Mining: Mike McKessar, TransDiesel; and Mark Hopwood, Otago Southland Territory manager, TransDiesel. Mark is also on the IOQ/AQA 2019 conference planning committee.
Standing room only at the ‘Future of underground mining in New Zealand’ presentation.
Leaders’ panel discussion ‘New technologies, smart practices and new markets’. From left: Ross Aikman, Winstones; Richard Fulton, Otago/Southland manager, Fulton Hogan; Michael Swap, J Swap; David Haines, Haines Planning; and chair Wayne Scott, CEO AQA.
John Henare from Wilson Earth Moving Group had plenty of delegates willing to have a go on the Cat simulator.
Mark James from AusiMM Australia (right) and Chris O’Leary, Kiwi Point Coal.
Paparoa red rock samples
Paparoa red rock samples.
Susan Krumdieck, University of Canterbury and Jonathan Young, opposition spokesperson Energy and Resources, National Party.
Attending the student programme sponsored by Bathhurst Resources from left: Marshall Palmer; Erin Weightman; Brittany Watson; Steph Junior; Stephanise Tay; Simon Holbek; and Hamish Lilley.
Philip Jones, OceanaGold and Jenny Love, MBIE.
Birchfield Coal. The shinny coal is the highest quality and usually blended with the poorer quality for clients. Birchfields took over a lot of Solid Energy assets including the Strongman Mine.
LGNZ President Dave Cull addressing quarry delegates.