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Past Presidents Reunite for IQ Centenary

[fa icon="calendar'] May 4, 2017 8:34:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Centenary, IQ

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Past presidents and members with over 400 years combined membership of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) reunited at its Nottingham headquarters to share experiences and memories, as part of IQ’s centenary celebrations.

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Adrian Iordache becomes first Romanian Member of the Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2017 11:22:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, University of Derby, International, IQ

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We are please to announce Xannat Minerals SRL General Manager for Romania and Black Sea Region, Adrian Iordache became the very first Romanian citizen to become a Member of the Institute of Quarrying.

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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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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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IQ Hong Kong announces newly elected committee members for 2017/18

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2017 12:02:05 PM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ

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We are pleased to announce the newly elected Council Committee members and the office bearers for IQ Hong Kong who were duly proposed and seconded in the AGM held earlier this week.

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Institute of Quarrying and QMJ launch new digital content for members

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2017 10:22:49 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, IQ

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and The QMJ Group have launched a new online platform offering dedicated IQ content for audiences in the quarrying and related industries.

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Duke of Devonshire announced as patron for Institute of Quarrying centenary celebrations

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2017 9:30:08 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Centenary, IQ

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The Duke of Devonshire has been announced as patron of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) in its centenary year, in support of the positive impact the quarrying industry has in Derbyshire and beyond.

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The future of fertiliser - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 17, 2017 2:45:23 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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Left to right: Peter Skinner (MES Northern Group Chairman), Matt Parsons (Sirius Minerals), Steve Curtin (IOQ Yorkshire Chairman).

Our largest turnout for many years met recently in Doncaster for a presentation by Matt Parsons of Sirius Minerals on their planned new mine in North Yorkshire.

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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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Implication to water quality - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2017 8:38:16 AM / by IQ News Update posted in technical evenings, Lancashire Branch, IQ

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Phil Haygarth is a Professor of Soil and Water Science at The Environment Centre, Lancaster University.  He is a specialist in the interaction between soils and water and in the flow of the nutrient (phosphorus) through the soil – water catchment, where there are benefits for farming and food production,  but also problems with water quality downstream.   

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