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.
5 October 2016 saw the Derbyshire branch return for the fifth annual health & safety conference at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield. The event began with a welcome introduction from Chair of the Derbyshire Branch, John McGough, followed by a statistics/QNJAC update by Roy Bush.
The Derbyshire Branch welcomed Gill Perkins, CEO of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Sally Cuckney, Project Development Manager for the Pollinating the Peak project, to the Waterloo Inn at Taddington on Wednesday 19th October.
The first technical evening of the season commenced with a strong turnout for ‘Spill Prepared or Ill Prepared?’ Presented in two parts by Mark Neale of Eco Spill Ltd and Mark Stead of Paul Vaines Engineering Services.
In April, the Derbyshire branch hosted their annual general meeting where they reflected on the achievements of the past year and discussed plans for the exciting array of upcoming technical evenings for the subsequent year.
The Derbyshire branch welcomed HSE inspector Richard Noble, who took us on a journey back in time with his presentation ‘Reflections of my Employment with the HSE’.
The Derbyshire branch held a technical evening on the 24th February to welcome David Jarvis of David Jarvis Associates who gave an interesting presentation on ‘restoration planning’.
25 November saw the Derbyshire branch host an evening on Quarry Water Management, presented by Chris Leake of Hafren Water.
QMJ’s Hillhead team was welcomed to the Derbyshire Branch, 16 September 2015, treating those attending to a behind the scenes look at the world's largest quarrying show, held at Hillhead Quarry in Buxton.
The Derbyshire branch opened the doors to its third annual Safety Conference, 8 October 2014. The event was held in conjunction with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield, where a variety of presentations were delivered from several specialists within the industry.