Presidents Blog

A Pledge to take us all forward

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 1, 2017 2:57:00 PM / by Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President posted in Centenary, Industry, membership

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For all those who joined us at this year’s Centenary Conference at The Belfry, it was an extra-special occasion marking 100 years of the Institute of Quarrying. Conference itself provided much food for thought about the softer issues affecting our industry – from men’s health to sustainability. Later in the day, our Centenary Dinner delivered a fantastic evening of achievement awards, inspirational guest speakers, fine dining and great company.

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Building confidence, boosting growth

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 1, 2017 2:55:00 PM / by Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President posted in Industry

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We are living in changing times. When the country voted to leave the European Union, as a nation and an industry we entered into a period of uncertainty, both in terms of our economy and where the UK sits in the broader European landscape. 

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