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Presidents Branch Trophy Winner 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 1:49:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, IQ, Quarrying, North of England Branch

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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.

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Fitting new home for IQ Quarry Garden

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2017 4:09:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, IQ, Centenary

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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.

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Northern Ireland Branch Field Trip, September 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2017 9:15:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Northern Ireland Branch, IQ

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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.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Guest Speaker at IQ Centenary Dinner

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2017 8:16:00 AM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Industry, IQ Member, IQ, Quarrying, Centenary

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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.

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IQ Board of Trustees election results for 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2017 4:20:00 PM / by Dave Tebbutt posted in Industry, IQ Member, IQ, Quarrying, Insider

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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.

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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 Industry, IQ Member, IQ, Quarrying, PRIME, CPD

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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 Industry, IQ Member, IQ, Quarrying

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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 IQ, Centenary, Industry

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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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North of England Branch Steams Ahead with IQ Centenary Celebrations

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 1, 2017 11:28:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, IQ, North of England Branch, Centenary

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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)􀀆.

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The IQ Centenary & Hot Topics in Health & Safety - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2017 11:39:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Technical Evenings, IQ, West of England Branch

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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.

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