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IQ West of England discuss near-zero carbon emissions

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, IQ Community

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

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Yorkshire branch announces future events for members

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2021 8:16:01 AM / by Louise White posted in Yorkshire Branch, IQ Community

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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 industrial history of mining and quarrying from Roman times through to the Industrial Revolution.

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IQ London and Home Counties branch get into confined spaces

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 23, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in London and Home Counties Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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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 covers all of the south east, from the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands, and as far north as Oxfordshire. Geologically speaking, parts of the region stretch further back into the past than most of Europe.

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IQ North Wales branch discuss dredging

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in North Wales Branch, IQ Community, Knowledge and Innovation

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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 people with a vision for the mineral products industry.

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IQ West of England Branch presents Portland Stone

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in West of England Branch, IQ Community

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Local Institute of Quarrying (IQ) branches have been at the forefront of adapting to the needs of members by turning to online platforms to host their technical evenings and networking events.

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Northern Ireland Branch Donates to Charities

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Northern Ireland Branch, IQ Community

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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 providing the jewel in the crown events for the branches calendar year fundraising efforts.

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Putting the NHS First

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 2, 2020 12:56:06 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Leadership, North of England Branch, IQ Community

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Hazen Bowskill, Quarry Operations Manager, Heights Quarry, Aggregate Industries and IQ North of England Branch Chairman shares his positive approach to the current corona virus crisis.

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March IQ Branch Events

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 4, 2020 2:24:43 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Derbyshire Branch, West of England Branch, Scottish Branch, North Wales Branch, CPD, Yorkshire Branch, Lancashire Branch, Devon and Cornwall Branch, London and Home Counties Branch, South Wales Branch, Networking, Membership

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With Institute of Quarrying (IQ) branches covering all corners of the UK, members are invited to attend events to develop their skills and meet like-minded industry professionals.   

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Loughries Integrated Primary School had a blast in Ballystockart Quarry

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2020 12:15:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Northern Ireland Branch, Engagement Influence and Impact, IQ Community

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Primary 3 and 4 pupils from Loughries Integrated Primary School visited Ballystockart Quarry on Friday 24th January. 

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Monthly bulletin: IQ Branches

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 30, 2020 1:27:12 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Northern Ireland Branch, Derbyshire Branch, West of England Branch, North Wales Branch, Yorkshire Branch, Lancashire Branch, Devon and Cornwall Branch, London and Home Counties Branch, South Wales Branch

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With a comprehensive UK network of 13 regional branches, attending events, connecting with peers, sharing knowledge and developing skills is made accessible for all members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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Derbyshire Branch

Chairman
John McGough FIQ

Vice Chairman
Chris Rowan FIQ

Lewis Pinch

Secretary
John Hattersley MIQ

Devon and Cornwall Branch

Chairman
Brian Wiltshire FIQ

Vice Chair
James Tupman MIQ

Branch Secretary
Penny Brodie Associate

Lancashire Branch

Chairman
Thor Atkinson Associate

Vice Chairman
Thomas O'Boyle TMIQ

London and the Homes Counties Branch

Chairman
Sam Tarr MIQ

Hon. Secretary 
Mary Carter FIQ

Midlands Branch

For any queries about the Midlands branch please contact the IQ office on 0115 972 9995 or mail@quarrying.org.

North of England Branch

Chairperson
Hazen Bowskill MIQ

Vice Chairman
Mike Young FIQ

Secretary
Susan Arnott TMIQ

North Wales Branch

Chairman
Mark Jones TMIQ

Vice Chairman
Adam Daniels MIQ

Branch Secretary
Dan Green TMIQ

Northern Ireland Branch

Chairman
Patrick O'Connor MIQ

Vice Chairman
Edward Nethery Associate

Secretary/Treasurer 
Pierce Kirwan Associate

Scottish Branch

Chairperson
Harry Cant FIQ

Vice Chairperson
Michelle Latimer MIQ

Secretary
Ian Christie FIQ

South Wales Branch

Chairman
Daniel Morgan MIQ

Vice Chairman
Richard Harris MIQ

Secretary
Brett Morris Associate

West of England Branch

Chairman
Otto Harhunen MIQ

Vice Chairman

Gary Edmends MIQ

Secretary
Rod Noble FIQ

 

West Midlands Branch

For any queries about the West Midlands branch please contact the IQ office on 0115 972 9995 or mail@quarrying.org.

Yorkshire Branch

Chairman
Carl Rowley MIQ

Vice Chairman
John Carlon MIQ

Branch Secretary
Kevin Parker FIQ

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