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

New Honorary Fellowships Awarded by Institute of Quarrying

Four well-respected individuals have been awarded with Honorary Fellowships from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) in recognition of their outstanding contributio...

IQ Lay Down Foundations for New Home at National Stone Centre

Almost eight months after the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) moved out of its headquarters in Chilwell, near Nottingham, the membership organisation is now setting...

IQ West of England discuss near-zero carbon emissions

With COP26 drawing to an end, there is an intense focus on how the country can achieve its net-zero emissions ambitions.

Yorkshire branch announces future events for members

Yorkshire is the UK’s largest county. Home to two National Parks, it is visually and geologically one of the most diverse regions in the country and has a rich ...

22/09/2020 - IQ Benevolent Fund – Notice of 2020 AGM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2020 Annual General Meeting of Contributors to the Institute of Quarrying Benevolent Fund will be held via Zoom from the Tarmac ...

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