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March IQ Branch Events

[fa icon="calendar"] Mar 4, 2020 2:24:43 PM / by IQ News Update

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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.   

IQ Branch Events

From Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Days focusing on health and wellbeing, presentations from the Health and Safety Executive and social dinner dance, find out what’s happening across the IQ Branch network in March.

IQ Derbyshire

- HSE Hot Topics with Cath Pickett from HSE, 25 March

IQ Lancashire

- CPD Day on Health & Wellbeing, 10 March

IQ London & Home Counties

- Joint meeting with the SEQLG - Geotechnical Presentation, 19 March

IQ North Wales

- Presentation by Roy Bush of Min Exp, 31 March

IQ North of England

- AGM followed by Adrian Jurg, HSE on an overview on respirable crystalline silica, 24 March

IQ Scotland

- Joint meeting with IOM3 - Geotechnical engineering challenges in the extreme Antarctic by Jim Shields and Ross Scullion of BAM Ritchies, 10 March

IQ South Wales

- AGM with a technical presentation by Mr Simon Bolitho for ECP Ltd on ‘Calculate the Blasting Danger Zone’, 25 March

IQ West of England

- Hot Topics by Simon Edwards from HSE, 9 March

IQ Yorkshire

- MPSkills Virtual Reality Training & Competence by Neil Peacock & Chris Stanford from MP Skills, 10 March

- Dinner Dance, 21 March.


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Derbyshire Branch

Patrick Bowles MIQ

Vice Chairman
Phil Shimwell MIQ

John Hattersley MIQ

Devon and Cornwall Branch

Jonathan Attwood TMIQ

Deputy Chairman
Andy Thomas

Branch Secretary
Penny Brodie

Lancashire Branch

Sam Wrathall MIQ

Vice Chairman
Thor Atkinson

Mark Broadley MIQ

London and the Homes Counties Branch

Will Taylor MIQ

Deputy Chairman 

Hon. Secretary 
Mary Carter FIQ

Midlands Branch

For any queries about the Midlands branch please contact the IQ office on 0115 972 9995 or

North of England Branch

Hazen Bowskill MIQ

Vice Chairman
Mike Young FIQ

Susan Arnott TMIQ

North Wales Branch

Mark Jones TMIQ

Vice Chairman
Adam Daniels MIQ

Branch Secretary
Dan Green TMIQ

Northern Ireland Branch

John Moore MIQ

Vice Chairman
Patrick O'Connor Associate

Pierce Kirwan Associate

Scottish Branch

Alan Mackenzie FIQ

Ian Christie FIQ

South Wales Branch

Nicola Bartholomey MIQ

Vice Chairman
Daniel Morgan MIQ

Brett Morris

West of England Branch

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

Yorkshire Branch

Carl Rowley MIQ

Vice Chairman
Simon Broad MIQ

Branch Secretary
Kevin Parker FIQ

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