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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 Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ

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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 Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ

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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 Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ

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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 Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ

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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 West of England Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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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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Institute of Quarrying Countdown to Hillhead 2018 Begins

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ

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The countdown to the biggest quarrying exhibition of its kind in the world has begun and the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is proud to be supporting Hillhead 2018.

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The Evolution of Explosives & Accessories - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 14, 2018 3:06:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in technical evenings, Lancashire Branch, IQ

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The IQ Lancashire Branch were pleased to welcome Steve Gilmartin of Maxam to their technical evening which took place 13th March 2018.

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IQ Hong Kong Branch Update - redrafting of the Cavern Geoguide

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 12, 2018 12:16:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying Hong Kong Branch, with other Professional Institutions, was invited by the Hong Kong Government to be a member of the Working Group on the redrafting of the ‘Cavern Geoguide’, which was published January 2018.

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IQ Hong Kong Branch AGM Update 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 12, 2018 11:16:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ

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Following on from the recent AGM, which took place 6th March 2018, we are pleased to announce the newly elected Council Committee member and the office bearers for the Institute of Quarrying Hong Kong branch.

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IQ Academy 'Lunch and Learn' Webinar Focuses on Mineral Planning Threats

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2018 2:33:27 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Training

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Planning issues concerning the safeguarding of surface and underground mineral resources will be explored in the second in a series of 30 minute ‘Lunch and Learn’ webinars from IQ Academy.

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