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CEMEX Pallett Hill Achieves the PRIME Site Status

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2017 9:13:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, CPD, Industry, PRIME, IQ

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Better known as a garrison town for the British Army, Catterick in North Yorkshire is now cementing its reputation for professionalism as home to the latest quarry site to achieve PRIME site status from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Board Members Recruitment 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2017 8:54:14 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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IQ is looking to recruit Board Members as part of its annual Board renewal cycle. This is major opportunity to take a leading role in the development of your Institute.

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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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Tarmac Bestwood achieves PRIME status

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2017 9:36:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Industry, PRIME, IQ

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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.

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Stronger links forged between IQ & IOM3

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2017 8:38:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, IQ

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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.

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Let’s Rock for National Minerals Week

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2016 1:43:44 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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The aggregates and extractives sector is celebrating all things stone, with the launch of our first National Minerals Week taking place 17 - 23 October 2016.

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New President Takes Up Post at Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2016 12:44:01 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Leadership, Industry, IQ

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Chartered environmentalist Dr Miles Watkins FIQ takes up his presidency at the IQ after almost five years as the organisation’s chairman. Miles is widely recognised within the industry, joining BRE in 2013 to take up the pivotal role of Group Business Development Director, following a 17 year stint at Aggregate Industries.

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New IQ Deputy Chairman and Trustees elected

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2016 12:22:56 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Leadership, Industry, IQ

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Further to the recent election by the IQ board and our members, we are pleased to welcome in our new Deputy Chairman Martin Riley of Tarmac. Over the coming years Martin will be taking up the post of Chairman before undertaking the IQ Presidency.

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Thanks for joining us at Hillhead 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 2, 2016 10:19:14 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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It was great to see so many faces, old and new at Hillhead this year. The site was filled with renewed vigor and vibrancy.

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Deputy Chairman and Board Members Recruitment

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2016 3:48:44 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Industry, IQ

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IQ is looking to recruit a new Deputy Chairman and Board Members as part of its annual Board renewal cycle. This is major opportunity to take a leading role in the development of your Institute.

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