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IQ Quarry Garden wins at Association Excellence Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 16, 2018 4:59:40 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Centenary, members

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is celebrating its recognition at the fourth annual Association Excellence Awards, hosted at the KIA Oval in London on Friday 12th October 2018.

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Student Geologists honoured by Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2018 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in students, membership

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Seven high achieving and motivated university students studying Geology at universities across the UK have been honoured at the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) National Student Awards.

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Institute of Quarrying Australia Membership Pledge

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2018 4:44:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in membership, development, innovation, professionalism, standards, Careers, Industry, IQ, International, Quarrying, Insider

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Phil Schacht, CEO Hanson signing the IQA Membership Pledge

The Institute of Quarrying Australia's (IQA) Membership Pledge - an initiative also recently undertaken in the UK - has been designed to assist the organisation in communicating value, and the value proposition to the industry and companies who are involved with the IQA.

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New President steps up at Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2018 9:22:47 AM / by IQ News Update posted in members, IQ Member

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has announced the official inauguration of its 69th president, following the completion of the outgoing president’s two-year tenure.

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Your opportunity to take a leading role in the Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 4, 2018 9:02:09 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ, Careers, members, IQ Member, Quarrying

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Reflecting back on our centenary celebrations during 2017 accentuated how far we have developed, both as an industry and an Institute. Looking beneath the surface of this highlighted the outstanding passionate individuals who provide the life blood in developing what has become the industry we know and love today.

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Introduce an ‘IQ Hero’ at Hillhead

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2018 8:14:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Industry, IQ, CPD, Quarrying

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As the countdown to Hillhead 2018 draws closer, members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) are encouraged to introduce a friend or colleague to membership at the IQ stand (RB26) for the chance to walk away with an array of exclusive rewards.

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Plan Your Hillhead Visit with the Engage App

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Industry, IQ, CPD, Quarrying

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Visitors can plan who they want to meet to the minute at this year’s Hillhead with ‘Engage’, a smart new online planning tool sponsored by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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Rewards on Offer for IQ Members at Hillhead

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2018 12:05:00 PM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Industry, IQ, CPD, Quarrying

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Members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) attending Hillhead are encouraged to say hello to the membership body at stand location RB26 and bring along a friend or colleague for the chance to walk away with an array of exclusive goodies.

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CPD Counts at Hillhead 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2018 3:47:08 PM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Industry, IQ, CPD, Quarrying

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It’s official. Hillhead, the world’s biggest quarrying exhibition, has sold out. With more than 500 exhibitors, exciting product demonstrations and 18,500 visitors at the bigger and better event, IQ members will earn valuable continuing professional development (CPD) when they attend the show.

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Health and Safety - Hot Topics by Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2018 1:56:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Technical Evenings, IQ, West of England Branch

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Simon began his talk with the worrying statistic of 3 fatal accidents in quarries in 2017, over a 7-week period. He gave a brief outline of the circumstances surrounding each accident.  He went on to state that he could not give full details of the incidents as investigations were still ongoing but HSE viewed it as being important to get brief details out into the public domain to try and avoid any re-occurrences.

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