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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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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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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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Olympic Gold Medalist Guest Speaker at IQ Centenary Dinner

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2017 8:16:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Centenary, Industry, IQ

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Helen Glover, the winner of Great Britain’s first Olympic Gold Medal at London 2012 is the Institute of Quarrying’s special guest motivational speaker at this year’s ‘Inspiring for Generations’ centenary dinner at the Belfry on 19th October 2017.

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Taking Home Gold with the IQ Quarry Garden

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 10:43:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Centenary, Industry, IQ

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We are pleased to announce a hat trick of awards for our remarkable Quarry Garden at the first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower show in Derbyshire. A fitting start to celebrate our 100-year anniversary.

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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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Past Presidents Reunite for IQ Centenary

[fa icon="calendar'] May 4, 2017 8:34:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Centenary, IQ

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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.

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Duke of Devonshire announced as patron for Institute of Quarrying centenary celebrations

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2017 9:30:08 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Centenary, IQ

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The Duke of Devonshire has been announced as patron of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) in its centenary year, in support of the positive impact the quarrying industry has in Derbyshire and beyond.

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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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