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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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West of England branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in West of England Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Attending regular technical evenings organised by the regional Institute of Quarrying (IQ) branches is a great way for members to keep up to date on key industry issues. IQ branch events provides its members with valuable networking and CPD opportunities.

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London and Home Counties Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 30, 2019 1:59:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in London and Home Counties Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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The new committee team for the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) London and Home Counties branch have big plans to reinvigorate membership events across the region. The first of these events was recently held on board the historic HMS Belfast.

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North Wales Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2019 11:44:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in North Wales Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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With an estimated 18-20 per cent of all recorded incidents a result of conveyors, conveyor belt safety was the insightful topic at the recent Technical Evening hosted by the IQ North Wales branch.

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Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in CPD, Lancashire Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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The series of branch blogs from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) continues. This month the focus is the IQ Lancashire branch and its well-attended continuing professional development (CPD) day.

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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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South Wales Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in South Wales Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Continuing professional development (CPD) is extremely important within the mineral extractives industry, ensuring continued professional competence and ‘fitness for purpose’. As part of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) support network, IQ members regularly attend local branch events, which embed a culture of CPD.

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Derbyshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Derbyshire Branch, University of Derby, Networking, IQ Community

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For many members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), one of the main benefits is networking with industry professionals at local branch events, with the value of sharing knowledge, experiences and advice second to none.

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Scottish Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Scottish Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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The Scottish branch of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) ended 2018 on a high, winning the coveted President’s Branch Trophy for the first time in its history. With just one branch covering a staggering 31,000 square miles, the enthusiastic application and effort in its promotion of quarrying, despite geographical challenges, impressed the panel of IQ board members.

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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
Mark Hughes

Hon. Secretary
Val Isaac

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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