With the ever-increasing complexity of demands that health and safety places on the quarrying industry, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has completely overhauled it’s go-to reference book ‘Health & Safety Law in Quarries’.
Simon outlined the areas he was going to cover: fatalities, entrapment, isolation, rock projection and Pedestrian Safety.
A new series of video-based Institute of Quarrying (IQ) member communications launches this month, with the first film focusing on Standards and Professionalism.
Around 75 apprentices from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products are descending on Derbyshire’s Peak District in April for a week of challenges designed to inspire future industry leaders.
This year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) study tour for students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products runs from 18-22 March 2019 and takes in a number of different mineral extraction and processing sites located across the North West of England.
One of the industry’s best-recognised members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is stepping aside from his roles as branch committee member and treasurer after more than 30 years.
The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) today announced the launch of its first ever industry-wide awards celebrating the personal and professional excellence of people working in the mineral extractives sector.
Left to right, top row - Sam Howells, Russell Collier, Nigel Baugh, Matthew Mclean; bottom row - Glen Parke, Andrew Hart and Claire Selby, MIQ.
Key leaders in the mineral products sector, companies, trades unions, regulators, trade bodies and others have come together in a new Strategic Forum to provide leadership and to foster and encourage co-operation between all interested parties to achieve high standards of risk management to prevent accidents and ill health across the industry.