Our IQ Academy webinar for October reviewed the transitional arrangements & new requirements for abstraction licensing with James Dodds of Envireau Water. We took a look at what has been learned so far this year and focused on what you need to do NOW to make sure that you hit the looming deadlines.
Attendees at this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows Dinner at the Tower of London were served up much more than culinary delights, as plans for the organisation’s future strategic and operational direction were unveiled.
Our Lunch and Learn session for September took a look at Creating Wellbeing with Dr Carolyn Yeoman, Organisational Psychologist and Operations Director of OCAID Wellbeing Limited.
Our very own Head of Educational Development, Julian Smallshaw, joined us for our August IQ Academy Lunch & Learn session, which focused on empowering people through great leadership.
Our IQ Academy lunch and learn session for July welcomed Nick Peatling of NIRAC to provide us with an insight into the basis of plant design. With over 35 years’ experience in the quarrying industry, Nick originally apprenticed as a draughtsman, his development has seen him use these skills as a Contracts Engineer and later as an Engineering Director.
Our Lunch and Learn session for June welcomed Anthony Elgey of MP Futures.
Our Lunch and Learn session for May welcomed Simon Higson, Technical Director with SLR Consulting Ltd.
For this month’s IQ Academy Lunch and Learn session we were joined by Adam Daniels, Operations Director for Sibelco in the UK and responsible for their Ball Clay, Kaolin, Toll Processing and Industrial Silica Quarries across the country.
Our Lunch and Learn session this month welcomed David Jameson, a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Geologist and member of the IMMM with over 25 years’ international consulting experience in the mining, quarrying and construction sectors.
Mineral Planning - Current Threats was the hot topic for our IQ Academy Lunch & Learn webinar this month, where we were joined by our guest speaker, Spencer Warren of Heaton Planning who provided an insight into the system that impacts our industry in so many ways.