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[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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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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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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Scottish Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2018 2:39:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Scottish Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Covering a staggering 31,000 square miles, the Scottish branch of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is the biggest region in the UK. It is also home to Glensanda, the largest granite quarry in Europe, as well as some of the oldest rocks in the world.

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Scottish Branch Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2017 2:28:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Scottish Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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As IQ’s biggest region in the UK, the Scottish branch covers a staggering 31,000 square miles, with quarrying taking place all the way from Shetland in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south and spanning most of the major islands. Our region is also home to Glensanda, the largest granite quarry in Europe, which supplies the north of the continent by sea via the largest, self discharging, aggregate carrying vessels in the world.

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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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