Tarmac’s Dene Quarry in Derbyshire is the latest mineral extractives operation to achieve Professional Recognition in Mineral Extraction (PRIME) status from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).
Based at the University’s Enterprise Centre on Bridge Street, Derby, the Centre for Mineral Products delivers industry standard and globally recognised higher educational qualifications to the mineral products sector. In partnership with the industry's professional bodies, the Centre and its qualifications have been established to meet the educational and developmental needs of the sector it represents.
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.
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.
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.
Cyclists of all abilities across the UK are encouraged to enjoy the great outdoors with tailor-made ‘Quarry Trails’, a cycling initiative launched by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) as part of its centenary celebrations.
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.
Martin Riley - Tarmac (Far left), Neil Farmer – CEMEX, Daniel Cooper - Hanson, Miles Watkins - IQ President, Ben Williams – EPC-UK, François Pétry - Aggregate Industries.
Creating a quarrying and mineral extractives sector future proofed for the next 100 years is the goal of a new skills pledge launched by membership body the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) at this year's 'Inspiring for Generations' annual conference in Sutton Coldfield.