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.
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.
With an operational area running to over 340 hectares Tarmac’s Tunstead site is one of the largest in the UK and one of the biggest limestone quarries in Europe.
Two careers days organised by the Geological Society and supported by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) will provide Geoscience and Earth Science students with the opportunity to unearth the the latest career options and talk to industry leaders about how to enter the sector.
The aggregates and extractives sector is celebrating all things stone, with the launch of our first National Minerals Week taking place 17 - 23 October 2016.
Chartered environmentalist Dr Miles Watkins FIQ takes up his presidency at the IQ after almost five years as the organisation’s chairman. Miles is widely recognised within the industry, joining BRE in 2013 to take up the pivotal role of Group Business Development Director, following a 17 year stint at Aggregate Industries.
Further to the recent election by the IQ board and our members, we are pleased to welcome in our new Deputy Chairman Martin Riley of Tarmac. Over the coming years Martin will be taking up the post of Chairman before undertaking the IQ Presidency.