IQ Events and Webinars

30/08/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

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Empowering People

through Great Leadership

Julian Smallshaw of the Institute of Quarrying

12:30 - 13:00 on 30 August 2018

The UK quarrying industry is ahead of the game in many areas but over the years one segment of training has been neglected. We haven’t invested the necessary time and resources in developing future leaders. Not just at the top of the company but also in the all-important area of supervision. The realisation has now dawned and some companies have realised the worth in this area of study. In order to drive a business forward you need good leadership at all levels.

Empower people and reap the rewards.

Julian has been undertaking the development and promotion of world-class, tailored education and training programmes with the Institute of Quarrying since 2008, creating bespoke blended training packages for the extractives industry. Carrying with him a wealth of knowledge from his extensive career in operational quarry management and extractives operations, from hard rock to sand and gravel.

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26/07/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

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Basis of Plant Design

Nick Peatling from NIRAC

12:30 - 13:00 on 26 July 2018

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. He has delivered projects for many of the major aggregate producers.

His company NIRAC benefits from many years of experience and expertise within the quarrying industry, with the team working extensively on aggregate crushing and mechanical handling projects. As design engineers, they specialise in quarry plant and materials handling. Their designers have an in-depth knowledge of plant installation and commissioning. With forward thinking, they utilize the latest 2D and 3D design platforms. This wealth of experience combined with innovation ensures the team can design practical solutions, resulting in successful project delivery.

Our bitesize webinar session will take a look at:

  • Specialist contractors and suppliers
  • Transport, dump trucks or conveyors
  • In pit crushing
  • Storage
  • Time scales
  • Costs
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21/06/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

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Inspiring Futures

in Mineral Extractives

Anthony Elgey from MP Futures

12:30 - 13:00 on 21 June 2018

With over 22 years of experience in the mineral extractives industry, Anthony Elgey started his career when he joined Redland as a concrete, aggregate and asphalt technician. Since then he has held various roles with Redland, Lafarge and Tarmac in planning, dispatch, commercial performance training, major project and change management, giving him a thorough and comprehensive insight and understanding of the industry.

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31/05/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

[fa icon="calendar'] 08/02/18 14:26 / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, CPD, Education, IQ

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Landscape & Restoration

Simon Higson from SLR Consulting Ltd

12:30 - 13:00 on 31 May 2018

Simon Higson is a Technical Director with SLR Consulting Ltd., a Chartered Landscape Architect, Chartered Horticulturist and Member of the Institute of Quarrying. 

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26/04/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

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Dealing with change

Adam Daniels from Sibelco

12:30 - 13:00 on 26 April 2018

Adam Daniels is Operations Director for Sibelco in the UK and responsible for their Ball Clay, Kaolin, Toll Processing and Industrial Silica Quarries across the country. Adam started out in the industry as an Engineering Graduate in 2007 before moving into Operational Management in 2013.

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22/02/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

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Mineral Planning - Current threats

Spencer Warren from Heaton Planning

12:30 - 13:00 on 22 February 2018

With over 15 years experience in the industry, Spencer is the Director of Heaton Planning who specialise in minerals and waste planning matters.

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29/03/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

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The importance of geotechnical assessment

David Jameson from GWP Consultants

12:30 - 13:00 on 29 March 2018

David is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Geologist and member of the IMMM with over 25 years’ international consulting experience in the mining, quarrying and construction sectors. He obtained a PhD in geotechnical engineering researching the role of bedding parallel weak units in the stability of opencast coal sites.

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25/01/2018 - IQ Academy Webinar

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Water Abstraction

Understanding the regulations

James Dodds from Envireau Water

12:30 - 13:00 on 25 January 2018

James Dodds is the Owner/Chairperson of Envireau Water. He is a nationally recognised expert in water management and water resources hydrogeology, particularly within the minerals, agricultural/horticultural and water bottling sectors, as well as the onshore oil and gas sector, and has a reputation for his tenacity with regulatory systems. 

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08/02/2018 - Controversial Geoscience – Dealing with Public Perception

[fa icon="calendar'] 04/12/17 14:00 / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, CPD, Industry, Education, IQ

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In this exclusive event, Dr Hazel Gibson with the assistance of Professor Iain Stewart (both of Plymouth University), will explore how we can improve the way that we communicate about controversial geological issues and increase the chance of a quicker, positive outcome for developments.

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28/09/2017 - Evolving Concrete 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] 23/05/17 09:11 / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Industry, Education

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FOLLOWING the success of last year’s event, The Concrete Society announces that the third Evolving Concrete seminar will be taking place at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre on 28 September 2017.

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