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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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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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The Evolution of Explosives & Accessories - Lancashire Branch

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

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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 IQ, International

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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 IQ, International

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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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