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IQ Academy 'Lunch and Learn' Webinar Focuses on Mineral Planning Threats

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2018 2:33:27 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Training

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Planning issues concerning the safeguarding of surface and underground mineral resources will be explored in the second in a series of 30 minute ‘Lunch and Learn’ webinars from IQ Academy.

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University of Derby Students Hit the Road for IQ Study Tour

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2017 10:34:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Education, Training, IQ

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University of Derby students will today embark on a five day UK study tour with the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), visiting a number of different mineral extraction and processing sites across the West Country as part of their studies.

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IQ Academy launches Level 3 SHE qualification

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 27, 2017 9:50:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Education, Training, IQ

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A new health, safety and environmental vocational qualification (VQ) has become the latest addition to the IQ Academy’s growing sector-specific professional development portfolio.

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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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Mineral Planning for Mineral Planners: Update

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 11, 2016 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Training

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Filling the fundamental training gap within the industry for Mineral Planners. The IQ worked conjunction with specialists in their field to develop a new blended training programme, underpinned with high quality online learning content and supported with a one-day face-to-face workshop & site visit.

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Intelligent Quarrying 2016: Quarrying and the Environment

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Corporate Event, Training, International

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Following on from the success of our 2015 Middle East event, we are pleased to announce we will be returning to the UAE, 11 April 2016 with our follow up event running under the theme of 'Quarrying and the Environment'.

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IQ building strong foundations in the Middle East

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2015 3:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Corporate Event, Training, International

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The Institute of Quarrying has recently held its Extracting Excellence event in Dubai. The theme of the event was to help operators identify ways to efficiently manage their operations in order to maximise profits.

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Mineral Planning for Mineral Planners

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 17, 2015 4:30:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Training

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Filling the fundamental training gap within the industry for Mineral Planners. The IQ in conjunction with Mineral Planners have developed a new blended training programme, underpinned with high quality online learning content and supported with a one day face-to-face workshop & site visit.

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13th International Forum Civil Explosives Technology seminar

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 15, 2015 12:30:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Training, International

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IQ were pleased to be welcomed along to the 13th international forum Civil Explosives Technology seminar, organised by Saudi Chemical in Istanbul during April 2015.

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Widening the international reach of the Institute

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2015 12:30:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy, Training, International

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In 2013, production of aggregates in the United States totalled more than 2 billion metric tonnes at a value of $18.6 billion with the aggregates industry alone employing around 100,000 highly skilled men and women. Every $1 million of stone, sand and gravel sales in the US is supporting more than 19 jobs.

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