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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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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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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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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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Derbyshire Branch

Chair
John McGough FIQ

Vice Chair
Chris Rowan FIQ

Lewis Pinch

Secretary
John Hattersley MIQ

Devon and Cornwall Branch

Chair
Brian Wiltshire FIQ

Vice Chair
James Tupman MIQ

Branch Secretary
Penny Brodie Associate

Lancashire Branch

Chair
Thor Atkinson Associate

Vice Chair
Thomas O'Boyle TMIQ

London and the Homes Counties Branch

Chair
Sam Tarr MIQ

Vice Chair
Gary McNeely 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

Chair
Hazen Bowskill MIQ

Vice Chair
Mike Young FIQ

Secretary
Susan Arnott TMIQ

North Wales Branch

Chair
Mark Jones TMIQ

Vice Chair
Adam Daniels MIQ

Branch Secretary
Dan Green TMIQ

Northern Ireland Branch

Chair
Patrick O'Connor MIQ

Vice Chair
Edward Nethery Associate

Secretary/Treasurer 
Pierce Kirwan Associate

Scottish Branch

Chair
Harry Cant FIQ

Vice Chair
Michelle Latimer MIQ

Secretary
Ian Christie FIQ

South Wales Branch

Chair
Daniel Morgan MIQ

Vice Chair
Richard Harris MIQ

Secretary
Brett Morris Associate

West of England Branch

Chair
Otto Harhunen MIQ

Vice Chair
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

Chair
Carl Rowley MIQ

Vice Chair
John Carlon MIQ

Branch Secretary
Kevin Parker FIQ

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