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 courses added to EPC-UK's 'Lifelong Learning Live'

Following the success of the ‘Lifelong Learning Live’ online webinars we released in May, we’re pleased to announce that we’re strengthening our easy-access edu...

22/09/2020 - Institute of Quarrying – Notice of 2020 AGM

Notice is hereby given that the sixty fourth annual ordinary general meeting of the Incorporated Institute will be held at via Zoom from the Tarmac National Ski...

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 ...

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...

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...

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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