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The culmination of our centenary year

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2017 11:55:15 AM / by James Thorne posted in Insider, Centenary, Industry, International, IQ

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Last week saw the culmination of many of our centenary celebrations with a packed week of activities.

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Centenary activities in full swing

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 22, 2017 2:10:00 PM / by James Thorne posted in Insider, Industry, IQ

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As everyone knows, 2017 sees IQ celebrate its centenary and as we reach the halfway point in the year it is a good time to reflect on activities so far and look forward to the second half of the year.

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A 16-billion-pound project, 20 years in the making

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 30, 2017 2:25:11 PM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Industry, Education, University of Derby, IQ

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Used by more than 30 countries worldwide and even powering the Mars Rover, nuclear power generates around 14% of the worlds electricity from over 400 nuclear power plants around the globe.

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Reflections on the first month at the helm

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by James Thorne posted in Insider, Industry, IQ

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It hardly seems believable but I have reached the end of my first month with the Institute of Quarrying, it has been a packed few weeks and I have enjoyed every minute of it, needless to say it has been a huge learning curve for me. With every conversation there is something new that I learn and an appreciation of how much more there is for me to understand.

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