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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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Midlands Health and Safety Conference 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 20, 2019 11:41:33 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Midlands Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Championing safety in the minerals extractive sector through continuing professional development (CPD), the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) recently organised a Health and Safety Conference for its Midlands-based members.

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Northern Ireland Branch host regional IQ Excellence Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2019 5:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Northern Ireland Branch, Networking, Excellence Awards, IQ Community

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The ‘Stonecrushers Ball’ organised by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Northern Ireland branch is an industry highlight for many. The annual event was the perfect setting to celebrate the Northern Ireland winners of the IQ Excellence Awards.

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Yorkshire Branch Health & Safety Conference 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 3, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Yorkshire Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Improving health and safety for everyone working in the mineral products sector is a top priority for all operators, producers and contractors. That means it is imperative that professionals are equipped with the knowledge, understanding and practical application of key regulations and standards that affect the sector in order to work towards the aim of zero harm.

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South Wales CPD Technical Event

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2019 11:05:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, South Wales Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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On Wednesday 18th September, over fifty members of the Branch attended a CPD technical event at the largest quarry in South Wales!

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HSE Hot Topics with Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 8, 2019 9:41:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Simon outlined the areas he was going to cover: fatalities, entrapment, isolation, rock projection and Pedestrian Safety.

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IQ West of England Treasurer steps down after more than 30 years of commitment

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, IQ Community

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One of the industry’s best-recognised members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is stepping aside from his roles as branch committee member and treasurer after more than 30 years.

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IQ Presidents Branch Trophy Winners for 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 9:22:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Scottish Branch, IQ Community

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From left to right: Anne Smith, Phil Redmond, Andy Gillon and Ian Christie.

Congratulations goes out to the IQ Scottish branch, winners of the IQ Presidents Branch Trophy for 2018.

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Derbyshire Branch

Chairman
Patrick Bowles MIQ

Vice Chairman
Phil Shimwell MIQ

Secretary
John Hattersley MIQ

Devon and Cornwall Branch

Chairman
Jonathan Attwood TMIQ

Deputy Chairman
Andy Thomas

Branch Secretary
Penny Brodie

Lancashire Branch

Chairman
Sam Wrathall MIQ

Vice Chairman
Thor Atkinson

Secretary
Mark Broadley MIQ

London and the Homes Counties Branch

Chairman
Gary Langton FIQ

Deputy Chairman 
Will Taylor 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
Roy Wallace MIQ

Vice Chairman
John Moore MIQ

Secretary/Treasurer
David Johnston FIQ

Scottish Branch

Chairman
Alan Mackenzie FIQ

Secretary
Ian Christie FIQ

South Wales Branch

Chairman
Nicola Bartholomey MIQ

Vice Chairman
Daniel Morgan MIQ

Secretary
Brett Morris

West of England Branch

Chairman
Steve Davies

Hon. Secretary
Rod Noble

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
Tim Harvey MIQ

Vice Chairman
Carl Rowley MIQ

Branch Secretary
Kevin Parker FIQ

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