Reflecting back on our centenary celebrations during 2017 accentuated how far we have developed, both as an industry and an Institute. Looking beneath the surface of this highlighted the outstanding passionate individuals who provide the life blood in developing what has become the industry we know and love today.
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.
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.
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.
Marking 100 years since the formation of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), this year's special centenary conference and dinner, which took place at The Belfry, in Sutton Coldfield, on 19 October, celebrated the important contribution the industry has made to the UK and global economy.
Launched in 2017, the Centenary year of the IQ. The President’s Outstanding Individual award recognises exceptional people who have made a significant contribution to the Institute, their own organisation or the sector.
Twenty three members of the Branch enjoyed a very successful field trip in September. A visit to Dalradian Gold mine was followed by a trip to Aughey Screens, Monaghan.
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.
Following on from the recent elections, we are pleased to welcome Rob Donnelly MIQ and David Johnston FIQ as our two newest members to the IQ Board of Trustees, with Kevin Gough FIQ elected to serve a further term in post.
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).