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

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 region cove...

IQ Digital Hillhead schedule confirmed: Building skills for the future

Leadership, health, safety and wellness, and personal development in a post-Covid world are the topics of discussion as part of the Institute of Quarrying’s ‘Cr...

IQ Benevolent Fund tackles loneliness in lockdown

In an effort to tackle loneliness in lockdown, the Institute of Quarrying Benevolent Fund (IQBF) has launched a series of virtual coffee morning events.

IQ North Wales branch discuss dredging

The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) North Wales branch has a special history given that Caernarvon is the birthplace of IQ, where it was founded in 1917 by four peo...

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 ...

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