Supporters & Partners

The IQA works with the leading suppliers, consultants and providers to the extractive industry. Our sponsors support Branch events, education and training and are vital to the success of the IQA and the industry. 

Platinum Sponsors

For many years the IQA has been supported by three Platinum Sponsors. 


Caterpillar Inc., Platinum Sponsor of the IQA 2021 Conference in Newcastle

For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2018 sales and revenues of $54.722 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. 

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Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia, Platinum Sponsor of the IQA 2019 Conference Welcome Reception

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd (Japan) and part of the global and diversified Hitachi Ltd group. HCA is the exclusive distributor of Hitachi and Bell products in Australia. Committed to delivering machinery sales and support to Australian customers across the mining, construction, quarry, material handling and recycling industries through a wholly-owned national branch network.

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Komatsu, Platinum Sponsor of the IQA 2019 Conference Gala Dinner

Technology and innovation is built into Komatsu’s DNA – Whether it’s ICT based machine management, autonomous haulage mining trucks or fuel-efficient hybrid excavators – Komatsu has been at the forefront of innovation and is why Komatsu is recognised as a technology leader in all sectors of the earthmoving industry. Our commitment to innovation is ongoing, seen through our new SMARTCONSTRUCTION concept and the next generation of Komatsu machines which increase productivity, reduce costs and eliminate rework.
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Our Platinum Sponsors support the National Conference and Branch events. The support has ensured the success of recent conference and facilitated education and networking through numerous Branch events 

Branch Sponsors

Each Branch maintains relationships with a number of high-quality suppliers who sponsor and support Branch events. This support, at the local level, is vital to the ongoing success of Branch events.