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Vacancies at the University of Derby in the Centre for Mineral Products

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2018 4:04:54 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Education, University of Derby

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Based at the University’s Enterprise Centre on Bridge Street, Derby, the Centre for Mineral Products delivers industry standard and globally recognised higher educational qualifications to the mineral products sector. In partnership with the industry's professional bodies, the Centre and its qualifications have been established to meet the educational and developmental needs of the sector it represents.

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New IQ Factsheet Focuses on DEFRA’s Updated Abstraction Licensing

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2018 3:21:20 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, CPD, IQ Academy, Skills Wheel, Education, IQ, Factsheets

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A new factsheet is now available from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) focusing on the updated Abstraction Licensing regulations introduced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on 1st January 2018.

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New Year Learning Feast as IQ Academy Launches ‘Lunch and Learn’ Webinars

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 19, 2017 7:21:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, CPD, IQ Academy, Education, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is starting 2018 as it means to go on with the launch of a compelling new series of ‘Lunch and Learn’, issues-related seminars from IQ Academy.

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IQ Council Champions the Skills Wheel

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 21, 2017 9:28:47 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Industry, Skills Wheel, Education, IQ, Factsheets

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The IQ Skills Wheel highlights those key areas of knowledge that all employees should aim to develop as part of their commitment to lifelong learning.

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IQ Student Awards Presented at Centenary Dinner

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2017 10:07:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ Academy, Education, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying’s (IQ) annual Student Awards took pride of place at this year’s ‘Inspiring for Generations’ centenary dinner at the Belfry in Sutton Coldfield.

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University of Derby Students Hit the Road for IQ Study Tour

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2017 10:34:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Education, Training, IQ

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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.

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University of Derby students honoured with top IQ awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 9, 2017 8:39:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Education, University of Derby, IQ

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From left to right: Dominic Hodgson, Martin Riley, Daniel James, Nicholas Jackson, Robert Symes, Lee Preater, Robert Kelly, Mark Osbaldeston, James Thorne.

The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has honoured the highest achieving students from the University of Derby Higher Education programmes through the partnership with the Mineral Products Centre, with a series of awards presented at a ceremony last night.

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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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Institute of Quarrying Unveils New Skills Academy

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2016 3:37:05 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Safety, Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ Academy, Skills Wheel, Education, Training, IQ

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A new skills academy designed to raise professional performance standards in the quarrying, construction materials and related extractive and processing industries has been unveiled by the UK’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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Class of 2016 Mineral Products Graduate

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby

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Students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products celebrated their graduation last week.

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