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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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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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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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Yorkshire Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 30, 2018 2:39:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Yorkshire Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Yorkshire is the UK’s largest county. Home to two National Parks, it is visually and geologically one of the most diverse regions in the whole country and has a rich industrial history of mining and quarrying from Roman times through to the Industrial Revolution.

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Yorkshire Branch Blog

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

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As the UK’s largest county and the home to two National Parks, Yorkshire is visually and geologically one of the most diverse regions in the whole country, with a rich industrial history of mining and quarrying from Roman times through to the Industrial Revolution. In fact, Jackdaw Quarry, which supplied stone down the River Ouse to the encampment at York during the Roman era, is still operating today some 2,000 years later!

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The future of fertiliser - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 17, 2017 2:45:23 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Left to right: Peter Skinner (MES Northern Group Chairman), Matt Parsons (Sirius Minerals), Steve Curtin (IOQ Yorkshire Chairman).

Our largest turnout for many years met recently in Doncaster for a presentation by Matt Parsons of Sirius Minerals on their planned new mine in North Yorkshire.

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Mistakes and Aggravation - Yorkshire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 11:44:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Yorkshire Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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The Yorkshire branch held their December meeting at the usual venue of the Bridge Inn, Wetherby, where there was an excellent turnout to hear Alan Millband of Howes Percival give a talk on ‘Mistakes and Aggravation’

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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
John Moore MIQ

Vice Chairman
Patrick O'Connor Associate

Secretary/Treasurer 
Pierce Kirwan Associate

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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