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How do #QuarriesRock it for YOU?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 2, 2016 10:31:58 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, IQ

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Our photo competition is back for 2016. Themed this year around a celebration of quarrying and what brings it to life for you. We are looking for entries themed around wildlife, people, minerals or unique locations found in quarry life.

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Thanks for joining us at Hillhead 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 2, 2016 10:19:14 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Industry, IQ

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It was great to see so many faces, old and new at Hillhead this year. The site was filled with renewed vigor and vibrancy.

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Honoring the Buxton quarrymen killed in Battle of the Somme

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 2, 2016 10:15:58 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, IQ

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A moving tribute to the 15 men who worked at the Buxton Lime Firms was held at the Tarmac Tunstead site, near Buxton on the 100 anniversary of the battle of the Somme in June 2016.

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Institute of Quarrying Unveils New Skills Academy

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2016 3:37:05 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Safety, Quarrying, CPD, Industry, IQ Academy, Skills Wheel, Education, Training, IQ

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A new skills academy designed to raise professional performance standards in the quarrying, construction materials and related extractive and processing industries has been unveiled by the UK’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Study Tour 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2016 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Quarrying, Education, University of Derby

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Focusing on delivering an insight into ‘quarry life’, the 2016 IQ study tour provided 20 delegates with the opportunity to undertake a three–day excursion, visiting six sites spanning across South Wales and into Bristol.

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