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Roundtable with IQ international presidents

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

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2017 3:19:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Skills Wheel, standards, professionalism

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The entire UK economy relies on minerals, according to ‘The UK Mineral Extraction Industry’ CBI report in February 2016. It estimated UK mineral extraction at 210mt with a value of £15bn, contributing 16 per cent of the UK total economy.

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