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 historic venue confirmed for IQ Fellows Lunch

Historic Coombe Abbey near Coventry has a rich and fascinating history. It has housed royals, been part of the Gunpowder Plot and was even surrendered to King H...

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 ...

IQ London and Home Counties branch get into confined spaces

The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) London & Home Counties (L&HC) branch is the 2nd largest branch according to the number of members it represents. Its reg...

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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