Congratulations to the North of England branch, winner of the IQ Presidents Branch Trophy for 2017. Iain Smith was on hand to recieve the accolade which was presented at this years 'Inspiring for Generations' conference.
The multiple-award-winning IQ Quarry Garden featured at this year’s RHS Chatsworth Flower Show and was designed by garden expert Paul Hervey-Brookes. It won Best In Show, Best Construction and a Gold Medal.
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).
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.
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.
To celebrate the centenary anniversary of the Institute of Quarrying, the North of England Branch organised an evening trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR).
The West of England Branch hosted both Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President and Simon Edwards, HM Inspector of Quarries on Monday 10th April 2017 as part of the annual programme of Technical Evenings.