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International Presidents unveil global development fund

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2018 2:47:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in International

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When the UK’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) marked its centenary in 2017 it was as much about looking to the future as it was celebrating its past. Just 12 months on, this year’s International Presidents’ Meeting in New Zealand provided the perfect setting to discuss how IQ can become a truly international organisation fighting fit for the future.

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Roundtable with IQ international presidents

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2018 9:57:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in IQ, International, standards, professionalism

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This year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) ‘Inspiring for Generations’ centenary conference provided the backdrop to a rare gathering of the Institute’s presidents from around the world.

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IQ Australia marks centenary with UK study tour

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2017 9:05:00 AM / by Danny Duke posted in IQ, Centenary, International, IQ Member

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Setting off for the UK on our 10,500-mile IQ centenary quarrying odyssey at the end of April 2017, we left Australia behind bathed   in   late-autumn   sunshine,   arriving   in the UK as spring took hold. Our group of 17 members of the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) have quarrying in our blood. A few of us arrived early and enjoyed a couple of days of leisure before the start of our intensive 12-day study tour, organized in partnership with our UK colleagues at the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).
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