Approaching Net-Zero in quarrying, asphalt and mineral products
Join IAT and IQ for a week of valuable insights into how the industry is addressing the environmental and sustainability issues facing us all today.
Covering a wide range of topics from biodiversity and climate change to sustainable procurement practices and alternative energy, this conference will be a must attend for everyone in the industry.
Each day will focus on a different theme and will consist of two presentations - each lasting 25 minutes. Delegates are encouraged to take part in the whole session to contribute to the discussion and ask their own questions to the experts.
The conference will provide valuable continuing professional development (CPD) for quarrying and asphalt professionals and be a great opportunity for sharing knowledge and experiences.
Taking place online at lunchtime over 5 days from Monday 1st November 2021, you can view the full programme below and register your place.
Topics covered include:
- Climate change and the impact on the mineral products sector
- Sustainable Procurement
- Technology driving sustainable processes
- Alternative fuels and energy
- Natural resource management
Date: Week commencing 1st November 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm each day
Location: Online via Zoom
Cost: Free for IQ and IAT members
Booking: Simply click on the registration links below to confirm your attendance on each of the days you want to attend.
|Date||Presentation, Speaker||Zoom Registration Link|
|Monday 1st November||
Where next for sustainable mineral products?
Presented by Kirsten Henson, Director, KLH Sustainability
How climate change is impacting the mineral products sector
|Tuesday 2nd November||
Life Cycle Based Sustainable Procurement
Presented by Chris Read, Supply Chain Management Lead, EKFB JV
Speaker and presentation to be announced shortly.
Presented by National Highways
|Wednesday 3rd November||
Data capture driving efficient processes
Presented by Alan LC Ferguson, Materials Advisor, Transport Scotland
How technology and data can drive sustainability within quarrying
Presented by Iain Ormrod - General Manager, Chepstow Plant, and Ross Hayward - Head of Assets and Commercial, Chepstow Plant.
|Technology driving sustainable processes|
|Thursday 4th November||
The role of fuel switching in net zero
Presented by Dr Richard Leese, Director, Mineral Products Association
Alternatives to Red Diesel: Electric Powered Equipment
Presented Joe Hilton, Sales Specialist - Electrification, JCB
|Alternative fuels and energy|
|Friday 5th November||
Biodiversity Metric 3 and its Application for the Minerals Sector
Presented by Dr Nicholas White, Principal Advisor, Natural England
How Graphene may be a resource within the Asphalt sector
Presented by Craig Dawson, Application Manager, Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (UoM)
|Biodiversity and resource management|