What is the Institute of Quarrying?

Our role is to promote the positive impact of the industry, the career opportunities available and support professionals working within it.

The Institute of Quarrying was founded over 100 years ago by four people with a vision for the mineral products industry.

They wanted the industry to come together to raise standards, share knowledge and be recognised as highly skilled professionals which are the principles that guide the Institute of Quarrying today.

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Latest News and Events

Role and Responsibilities of Sentries online course by EPC-UK

We’re pleased to announce that on Thursday 30th July at 10am we will be offering our ‘Role and Responsibilities of Sentries’ course as an online ‘Lifelong Learn...

IQ Excellence Awards Announces National Winners

The IQ Excellence Awards were launched in 2019 with the aim of celebrating the achievements and success of individuals and teams across the mineral products sec...

Your opportunity to take a leading role in the Institute of Quarrying

The Institute of Quarrying is seeking new volunteers to serve on the Board of Trustees. The successful candidates will join the Institute at an exciting time as...

Northern Ireland Branch Donates to Charities

Since 2018, the IQ Northern Ireland Branch has raised an astounding £49,000.00 to support local charities, with the annual Stonecrushers Ball and golf day provi...

EIG to host monthly webinars

Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) is to host series of monthly webinars, starting with ‘UK Minerals Strategy’.

Putting the NHS First

Hazen Bowskill, Quarry Operations Manager, Heights Quarry, Aggregate Industries and IQ North of England Branch Chairman shares his positive approach to the curr...

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