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HSE Hot Topics with Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 8, 2019 9:41:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, Technical Evenings, IQ

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Simon outlined the areas he was going to cover: fatalities, entrapment, isolation, rock projection and Pedestrian Safety.

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New IQON Member Communications Launches

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2019 4:55:48 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Safety, Quarrying, CPD, Industry, QNJAC, Skills Wheel, Education, IQ, members, membership, lifelong learning

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 A new series of video-based Institute of Quarrying (IQ) member communications launches this month, with the first film focusing on Standards and Professionalism.

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Future leaders learn new skills in Derbyshire's great outdoors

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2019 11:43:46 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby, Apprenticeships

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Around 75 apprentices from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products are descending on Derbyshire’s Peak District in April for a week of challenges designed to inspire future industry leaders.

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IQ study tour focuses on north-west

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2019 11:31:04 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby

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This year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) study tour for students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products runs from 18-22 March 2019 and takes in a number of different mineral extraction and processing sites located across the North West of England.

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IQ West of England Treasurer steps down after more than 30 years of commitment

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, West of England Branch, IQ Branches

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One of the industry’s best-recognised members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is stepping aside from his roles as branch committee member and treasurer after more than 30 years.

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IQ Excellence Awards Celebrate Individual and Sector Successes

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2019 12:34:15 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel, IQ, members

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) today announced the launch of its first ever industry-wide awards celebrating the personal and professional excellence of people working in the mineral extractives sector.

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First cohort complete IQ L3 SHE certificate

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Safety, IQ Academy, Training, health

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Left to right, top row - Sam Howells, Russell Collier, Nigel Baugh, Matthew Mclean; bottom row - Glen Parke, Andrew Hart and Claire Selby, MIQ.

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Strategic Forum Campaign to Stop Entrapment

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Safety, Industry, health

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Key leaders in the mineral products sector, companies, trades unions, regulators, trade bodies and others have come together in a new Strategic Forum to provide leadership and to foster and encourage co-operation between all interested parties to achieve high standards of risk management to prevent accidents and ill health across the industry.

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IQ Student Awards Presented at Tower of London

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 11:00:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, University of Derby, IQ, members, membership, Careers, lifelong learning, professionalism, students

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Winners of the 2018 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Student Awards were presented with their awards at this year’s Fellows Lunch against the impressive backdrop of the Tower of London.

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IQ Presidents Branch Trophy Winners for 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 9:22:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Scottish Branch, Industry, Technical Evenings, IQ, IQ Branches

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From left to right: Anne Smith, Phil Redmond, Andy Gillon and Ian Christie.

Congratulations goes out to the IQ Scottish branch, winners of the IQ Presidents Branch Trophy for 2018.

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