Largest crusher in Southern Hemisphere

Australian mining company Boral’s new quarry at Peppertree, NSW has a catchment area that requires 3 million tons of aggregate each year. In October’s issue of Q&M we profile the in-pit crushing unit the company has installed to meet this demand. The Metso LokoTrack LT160 with the patented Lokolink mobile weighs in a 285 tonnes,…

Roading Technology article on Otta

In October’s Contractor magazine technical writer Richard Silcock takes a closer look at a binding agent that offers councils and NZTA a viable alternative to aggregate. Otta is a sealing agent which has been trialled by various city and district councils thus far, and as a methodology appeals in comparison to the use of finite…

Contractor Perspectives 2015- a new Contrafed Product

Contractor Perspectives 2015 is a new addition to Contrafed’s publishing schedule. The new product is coming out in late-December and will be sent to all Contractor magazine subscribers, along with December’s Contractor. Contractor Perspectives will differ in appearance and in content from the regular Contractor magazine. Contractor Perspectives will be an A4, perfect-bound, 42 page…

Training feature in November’s Contractor magazine

In November’s issue of NZ Contractor magazine we’ll be looking at training and the opportunities which are available for learning specific industry skills. In addition to industry training courses for those already involved in the industry, there are people seeking industry work, such as school-leavers and migrants. There is plenty of ground to cover here;…

Q&M October/November

Tomorrow is the last day for booking advertising in Q&M. We have already drawn the layout but will still accommodate any late bookings. If you wish to book space please contact Charles Fairbairn on 09 636 5724 or email him charles@contrafed.co.nz.  

A reminder about marketing opportunities

Since the publication of the last Annual Report eleven new organizations have joined the  NZCF’s Major Associate Member group. It’s timely to remind both existing and new associates about marketing options. As part of its membership each member and associate member organization receives a subscription copy of NZ Contractor magazine. Contrafed Publishing distributes 3,200 copies monthly…

Q&M October/November 2014

There were lots of pictures taken at QuarryNZ– here’s a selection from our album-http://on.fb.me/UEvq0c Q&M’s October issue comes out in early October- we’ll be accepting bookings for advertising up until September 10th, and we will require advertising material by September 15th. If you are interested in advertising please contact Charles Fairbairn by email charles@confrafed.co.nz or…

QuarryNZ2014- Review in August Q&M

Hello everyone, I trust that everyone who attended the Conference had a great time-in all senses of the word- in Whangarei. Although we are able to meet with many of you during the two days we were at QuarryNZ we didn’t pass the message to all corners of Trust North. Our August issue of Q&M will…

Q&M magazine August/September

Advertising copy for Q&M magazine is now due. Please can you send material directly to Tracey via design@contrafed.co.nz. For any questions please contact Charles Fairbairn on charles@contrafed.co.nz. Look forward to seeing some of you at QuarryNZ 2014.