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CPD Counts at Hillhead 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2018 3:47:08 PM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ

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It’s official. Hillhead, the world’s biggest quarrying exhibition, has sold out. With more than 500 exhibitors, exciting product demonstrations and 18,500 visitors at the bigger and better event, IQ members will earn valuable continuing professional development (CPD) when they attend the show.

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Health and Safety - Hot Topics by Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2018 1:56:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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Simon began his talk with the worrying statistic of 3 fatal accidents in quarries in 2017, over a 7-week period. He gave a brief outline of the circumstances surrounding each accident.  He went on to state that he could not give full details of the incidents as investigations were still ongoing but HSE viewed it as being important to get brief details out into the public domain to try and avoid any re-occurrences.

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Institute of Quarrying Countdown to Hillhead 2018 Begins

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ

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The countdown to the biggest quarrying exhibition of its kind in the world has begun and the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is proud to be supporting Hillhead 2018.

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The Evolution of Explosives & Accessories - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 14, 2018 3:06:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in technical evenings, Lancashire Branch, IQ

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The IQ Lancashire Branch were pleased to welcome Steve Gilmartin of Maxam to their technical evening which took place 13th March 2018.

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IQ Hong Kong Branch Update - redrafting of the Cavern Geoguide

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 12, 2018 12:16:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying Hong Kong Branch, with other Professional Institutions, was invited by the Hong Kong Government to be a member of the Working Group on the redrafting of the ‘Cavern Geoguide’, which was published January 2018.

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IQ Hong Kong Branch AGM Update 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 12, 2018 11:16:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ

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Following on from the recent AGM, which took place 6th March 2018, we are pleased to announce the newly elected Council Committee member and the office bearers for the Institute of Quarrying Hong Kong branch.

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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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New Challenge Awaits Outgoing IQ General Manager

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 18, 2017 2:41:31 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Insider, Quarrying, IQ

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A more than familiar face around the mineral extractives industry, Mike Phillips, General Manager of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is moving on to new challenges in 2018 after 10 years in post.

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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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