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.
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.
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.
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).
The West of England Branch hosted both Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President and Simon Edwards, HM Inspector of Quarries on Monday 10th April 2017 as part of the annual programme of Technical Evenings.
Since the concept of PRIME (Professional Recognition In Mineral Extractives) in 2014 Tarmac have provided their full support to this very important industry lead initiative and taken it to the next level.
Past presidents and members with over 400 years combined membership of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) reunited at its Nottingham headquarters to share experiences and memories, as part of IQ’s centenary celebrations.
We are please to announce Xannat Minerals SRL General Manager for Romania and Black Sea Region, Adrian Iordache became the very first Romanian citizen to become a Member of the Institute of Quarrying.
The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) were pleased to attend upon the recent key event in the calendar for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) at their London headquarters 4th April 2017.
University of Derby students will today embark on a five day UK study tour with the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), visiting a number of different mineral extraction and processing sites across the West Country as part of their studies.