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Leading by example - investing in competence

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 1, 2019 11:19:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Leadership, CPD, membership

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Leadership. There are many discussions and activities across the quarrying and mineral extractives sectors around the term, but what does it actually mean? And how is it best to deliver it within an organisation? There is no single right answer for showing leadership but a constant theme in all cases is the need for those in leadership positions to lead by example.

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Membership is much more than a badge

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 30, 2018 2:21:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in CPD, membership, IQ Community

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When Adrian Wilkinson and Adrian Charters, the directors of Land and Minerals Consulting Ltd (LMCL), took the decision to attend the Institute of Quarrying’s (IQ) Centenary Conference last year, little did they realise that within six months their business would be one of the lead adopters of IQ’s Centennial Pledge.

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Future proofing the quarrying sector

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 30, 2018 1:50:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in CPD, Skills Wheel, membership

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Just over a year into his tenure, the Institute of Quarrying’s (IQ) chief executive officer is using the industry’s premiere biannual showcasing event, Hillhead 2018, as a platform from which to share his vision for IQ and what it should be delivering for its members and the wider industry.

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IQ branches connect our quarrying community

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 30, 2018 1:33:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Networking, membership, IQ Community

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In today’s fast moving digital age of social networks, email, video conferencing and mobile phones, it’s often easier to Tweet, message or Skype than it is to make time for face-to-face meetings or attend events. But feedback from members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) point out the important role that IQ’s branch meetings play in connecting people working in the mineral extractives and quarrying sector.

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