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IQ Board of Trustees election results for 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2017 4:20:00 PM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Insider, IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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Following on from the recent elections, we are pleased to welcome Rob Donnelly MIQ and David Johnston FIQ as our two newest members to the IQ Board of Trustees, with Kevin Gough FIQ elected to serve a further term in post.

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CEMEX Pallett Hill Achieves the PRIME Site Status

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2017 9:13:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, CPD, Industry, PRIME, IQ

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Better known as a garrison town for the British Army, Catterick in North Yorkshire is now cementing its reputation for professionalism as home to the latest quarry site to achieve PRIME site status from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Board Members Recruitment 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2017 8:54:14 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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IQ is looking to recruit Board Members as part of its annual Board renewal cycle. This is major opportunity to take a leading role in the development of your Institute.

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Taking Home Gold with the IQ Quarry Garden

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 10:43:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Centenary, Industry, IQ

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We are pleased to announce a hat trick of awards for our remarkable Quarry Garden at the first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower show in Derbyshire. A fitting start to celebrate our 100-year anniversary.

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North of England Branch Steams Ahead with IQ Centenary Celebrations

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 1, 2017 11:28:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, North of England Branch, Centenary, IQ

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To celebrate the centenary anniversary of the Institute of Quarrying, the North of England Branch organised an evening trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR)􀀆.

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The IQ Centenary & Hot Topics in Health & Safety - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2017 11:39:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The West of England Branch hosted both Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President and Simon Edwards, HM Inspector of Quarries on Monday 10th April 2017 as part of the annual programme of Technical Evenings.

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Tarmac Bestwood achieves PRIME status

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2017 9:36:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Industry, PRIME, IQ

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Since the concept of PRIME (Professional Recognition In Mineral Extractives) in 2014 Tarmac have provided their full support to this very important industry lead initiative and taken it to the next level.

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Past Presidents Reunite for IQ Centenary

[fa icon="calendar'] May 4, 2017 8:34:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Centenary, IQ

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Past presidents and members with over 400 years combined membership of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) reunited at its Nottingham headquarters to share experiences and memories, as part of IQ’s centenary celebrations.

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Adrian Iordache becomes first Romanian Member of the Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2017 11:22:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, University of Derby, International, IQ

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We are please to announce Xannat Minerals SRL General Manager for Romania and Black Sea Region, Adrian Iordache became the very first Romanian citizen to become a Member of the Institute of Quarrying.

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Stronger links forged between IQ & IOM3

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2017 8:38:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) were pleased to attend upon the recent key event in the calendar for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) at their London headquarters 4th April 2017.

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