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Centenary Pledge to Drive Sector Forward for Next 100 Years

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2017 7:46:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Insider, Quarrying, Centenary, Industry, IQ

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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.

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Presidents Outstanding Individual Awards 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 2:29:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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Launched in 2017, the Centenary year of the IQ. The President’s Outstanding Individual award recognises exceptional people who have made a significant contribution to the Institute, their own organisation or the sector.

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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 Quarrying, North of England Branch, Industry, IQ

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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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Olympic Gold Medalist Guest Speaker at IQ Centenary Dinner

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

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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 Insider, IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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

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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 IQ Member, Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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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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Recognising professionalism through lifelong learning

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2016 3:11:13 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, IQ

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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.

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Geoscience Industry Days Highlight Rock Solid Career Opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 4, 2016 11:48:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, IQ

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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.

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Let’s Rock for National Minerals Week

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2016 1:43:44 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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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.

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