IQ Branch Blog

North Wales Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2019 11:44:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in North Wales Branch, CPD, Technical Evenings, members

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With an estimated 18-20 per cent of all recorded incidents a result of conveyors, conveyor belt safety was the insightful topic at the recent Technical Evening hosted by the IQ North Wales branch.
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Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in CPD, Technical Evenings, Lancashire Branch, members

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The series of branch blogs from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) continues. This month the focus is the IQ Lancashire branch and its well-attended continuing professional development (CPD) day.

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South Wales Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in CPD, Technical Evenings, South Wales Branch, membership

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Continuing professional development (CPD) is extremely important within the mineral extractives industry, ensuring continued professional competence and ‘fitness for purpose’. As part of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) support network, IQ members regularly attend local branch events, which embed a culture of CPD.

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Derbyshire Branch Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 31, 2017 2:31:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Derbyshire Branch, CPD, Technical Evenings, members

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Home to an abundance of geological features, a rich history, and the internationally renowned Hillhead exhibition, Derbyshire boasts a thriving quarrying community that attracts visitors from all over the world. Indeed, the Buxton-based show drew a record breaking 18,655 visitors from 71 countries to last year’s exhibition, underlining its status as the world’s premier event for the mineral products, construction equipment and recycling industries.
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