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IQ Council Champions the Skills Wheel

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 21, 2017 9:28:47 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Industry, Skills Wheel, Education, IQ, Factsheets

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The IQ Skills Wheel highlights those key areas of knowledge that all employees should aim to develop as part of their commitment to lifelong learning.

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IQ Marks Centenary with 100 Quarry Cycle Trails

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2017 9:08:41 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Centenary, Industry, IQ

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Cyclists of all abilities across the UK are encouraged to enjoy the great outdoors with tailor-made ‘Quarry Trails’, a cycling initiative launched by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) as part of its centenary celebrations.

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IQ Student Awards Presented at Centenary Dinner

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2017 10:07:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ Academy, Education, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying’s (IQ) annual Student Awards took pride of place at this year’s ‘Inspiring for Generations’ centenary dinner at the Belfry in Sutton Coldfield.

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Inspiring for Generations - IQ Centenary Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 1, 2017 2:48:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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Marking 100 years since the formation of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), this year's special centenary conference and dinner, which took place at The Belfry, in Sutton Coldfield, on 19 October, celebrated the important contribution the industry has made to the UK and global economy.

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Centenary Pledge to Drive Sector Forward for Next 100 Years

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2017 7:46:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Insider, Quarrying, Centenary, Industry, IQ

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Martin Riley - Tarmac (Far left), Neil Farmer – CEMEX, Daniel Cooper - Hanson, Miles Watkins - IQ President, Ben Williams – EPC-UK, François Pétry - Aggregate Industries.    

Creating a quarrying and mineral extractives sector future proofed for the next 100 years is the goal of a new skills pledge launched by membership body the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) at this year's 'Inspiring for Generations' annual conference in Sutton Coldfield.

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Presidents Outstanding Individual Awards 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 2:29:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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Launched in 2017, the Centenary year of the IQ. The President’s Outstanding Individual award recognises exceptional people who have made a significant contribution to the Institute, their own organisation or the sector.

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Presidents Branch Trophy Winner 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 1:49:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, North of England Branch, Industry, IQ

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Congratulations to the North of England branch, winner of the IQ Presidents Branch Trophy for 2017. Iain Smith was on hand to recieve the accolade which was presented at this years 'Inspiring for Generations' conference.

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Fitting new home for IQ Quarry Garden

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2017 4:09:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Centenary, Industry, IQ

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The multiple-award-winning IQ Quarry Garden featured at this year’s RHS Chatsworth Flower Show and was designed by garden expert Paul Hervey-Brookes. It won Best In Show, Best Construction and a Gold Medal.

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Northern Ireland Branch Field Trip, September 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2017 9:15:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Northern Ireland branch, IQ

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Twenty three members of the Branch enjoyed a very successful field trip in September.  A visit to Dalradian Gold mine was followed by a trip to Aughey Screens, Monaghan.

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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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