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The Evolution of Explosives & Accessories - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 14, 2018 3:06:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in technical evenings, Lancashire Branch, IQ

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The IQ Lancashire Branch were pleased to welcome Steve Gilmartin of Maxam to their technical evening which took place 13th March 2018.

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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 West of England Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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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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The future of fertiliser - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 17, 2017 2:45:23 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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Left to right: Peter Skinner (MES Northern Group Chairman), Matt Parsons (Sirius Minerals), Steve Curtin (IOQ Yorkshire Chairman).

Our largest turnout for many years met recently in Doncaster for a presentation by Matt Parsons of Sirius Minerals on their planned new mine in North Yorkshire.

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Implication to water quality - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2017 8:38:16 AM / by IQ News Update posted in technical evenings, Lancashire Branch, IQ

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Phil Haygarth is a Professor of Soil and Water Science at The Environment Centre, Lancaster University.  He is a specialist in the interaction between soils and water and in the flow of the nutrient (phosphorus) through the soil – water catchment, where there are benefits for farming and food production,  but also problems with water quality downstream.   

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Mistakes and Aggravation - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 11:44:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The Yorkshire branch held their December meeting at the usual venue of the Bridge Inn, Wetherby, where there was an excellent turnout to hear Alan Millband of Howes Percival give a talk on ‘Mistakes and Aggravation’

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Process instrumentation in the minerals industry - Derbyshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2017 10:33:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Derbyshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The theme of the technical evening held at the Waterloo Inn on 7 December 2016 was Process Instrumentation in the Minerals Industry. An introduction to the event was made by Richard Yeates, Technical Sales Engineer from Underwoods Electrical Distributors UK, an electrical distributor for Siemens equipment and Denise Flanagan, the Northern Business Development Manager for Siemens in the UK. 

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Process automation and instrumentation in the minerals industry - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2016 12:11:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The November technical meeting of the Yorkshire Branch for the 2016-17 season was held at the Bridge Inn, Wetherby. Members and guests heard a talk by Carl Pinches of Siemens and Richard Yeates of Underwoods Electrical Distributors about process automation and instrumentation in the minerals industry.

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Recycled aggregates and structural materials for reinstatement - Scottish Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2016 2:40:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Scottish Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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The Scottish Branch continued its 2016-17 technical evening calendar on Tuesday 8th November, a joint event with the IAT held at Stirling Court Hotel.

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IQ Derbyshire Branch Health & Safety Conference 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2016 8:37:21 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Derbyshire Branch, technical evenings, IQ

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5 October 2016 saw the Derbyshire branch return for the fifth annual health & safety conference at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield. The event began with a welcome introduction from Chair of the Derbyshire Branch, John McGough, followed by a statistics/QNJAC update by Roy Bush.

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Managing investigation - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2016 10:15:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in technical evenings, Lancashire Branch, IQ

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The Lancashire branch welcomed Dave Collins, 8th November 2016 to provide an evening of information on managing investigations and what companies, Directors, Senior Managers and individuals need to do.

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