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Implication to water quality - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2017 8:38:16 AM / by IQ News Update posted in technical evenings, Lancashire Branch, IQ

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Phil Haygarth is a Professor of Soil and Water Science at The Environment Centre, Lancaster University.  He is a specialist in the interaction between soils and water and in the flow of the nutrient (phosphorus) through the soil – water catchment, where there are benefits for farming and food production,  but also problems with water quality downstream.   

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Institute of Quarrying blossoms at first ever RHS Chatsworth flower show

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2017 8:20:42 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Centenary, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is celebrating its centenary year by announcing plans for a spectacular ‘Quarry Garden’ at the first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show this summer.

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A 100-year journey

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Centenary, IQ

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Celebrating a century since our foundation, we will be marking our hundredth year with a series of high-profile member and public events designed to share the essential role the sector fulfils in people’s everyday lives.

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IQ Academy launches Level 3 SHE qualification

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 27, 2017 9:50:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Education, Training, IQ

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A new health, safety and environmental vocational qualification (VQ) has become the latest addition to the IQ Academy’s growing sector-specific professional development portfolio.

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Mistakes and Aggravation - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 11:44:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The Yorkshire branch held their December meeting at the usual venue of the Bridge Inn, Wetherby, where there was an excellent turnout to hear Alan Millband of Howes Percival give a talk on ‘Mistakes and Aggravation’

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Process instrumentation in the minerals industry - Derbyshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2017 10:33:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Derbyshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The theme of the technical evening held at the Waterloo Inn on 7 December 2016 was Process Instrumentation in the Minerals Industry. An introduction to the event was made by Richard Yeates, Technical Sales Engineer from Underwoods Electrical Distributors UK, an electrical distributor for Siemens equipment and Denise Flanagan, the Northern Business Development Manager for Siemens in the UK. 

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New Chief Executive Takes Up Post at Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ

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Ahead of its centenary year, The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has appointed a new chief executive officer who will take up post in January 2017.

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Supporting local charities - Northern Ireland Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2016 2:18:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Northern Ireland branch, IQ

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Branch Chairman Sam Eccles had the pleasure of presenting two local charities a cheque for £4,000.00 each at the December technical evening. 

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Process automation and instrumentation in the minerals industry - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2016 12:11:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The November technical meeting of the Yorkshire Branch for the 2016-17 season was held at the Bridge Inn, Wetherby. Members and guests heard a talk by Carl Pinches of Siemens and Richard Yeates of Underwoods Electrical Distributors about process automation and instrumentation in the minerals industry.

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Recycled aggregates and structural materials for reinstatement - Scottish Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2016 2:40:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Scottish Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The Scottish Branch continued its 2016-17 technical evening calendar on Tuesday 8th November, a joint event with the IAT held at Stirling Court Hotel.

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