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IQ Excellence Awards North of England Winners Revealed

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in North of England Branch, Skills Wheel, awards

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Professionals from the minerals products sector gathered in Gateshead to celebrate the first regional awards ceremony for the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Excellence Awards on Friday 27 September 2019.

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IQ Excellence Awards Shortlist Revealed for Northern Ireland

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Northern Ireland Branch, Skills Wheel, awards

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has today announced the Northern Ireland shortlist for the IQ Excellence Awards.

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Soil Handling Steering Group to Establish New Guidelines

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in environment, restoration, standards

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A new partnership between the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and Natural England has been created to update the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs' (DEFRA) ‘Good Practice for Handling Soils’.

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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 IQ Member, CPD, South Wales Branch, Networking

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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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IQ Fellows Lunch and Student Awards Returns to the Tower of London

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, students, awards

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The Tower of London once again provides an inspirational backdrop to this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows’ Lunch and IQ Student Awards on Friday 1 November 2019. 

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IQ Excellence Awards Regional Shortlist Revealed

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel, awards, IQ Community

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has today announced the northern regional shortlist for the IQ Excellence Awards.

The high volume of applications acknowledging the exceptional achievements of individuals, teams and projects have now been analysed by the judging panel of industry professionals. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead on Friday 27 September 2019. The awards event is being hosted by the IQ North of England branch and will be part of their highly anticipated annual dinner dance event.
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Institute of Quarrying Honours High-Achieving Student Geologists

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 12, 2019 3:49:50 PM / by IQ News Update posted in membership, Careers

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Ten high-achieving students studying Geology at universities across the UK have been recognised for their continuous hard work and announced as an Institute of Quarrying (IQ) National Student Award winner.

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IQ Excellence Awards Deadline Extended!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2019 10:24:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel

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The deadline for entries to the Institute of Quarrying’s free-to-enter IQ Excellence Awards has been extended until 31 July. The extension is designed to encourage quarry operators across the UK to enter and receive recognition from peers for the great work they do day in, day out.
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IQ relaunches 'Health and Safety Law in Quarries'

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2019 1:38:10 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Standards and Professionalism

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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’.

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HSE Hot Topics with Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 8, 2019 9:41:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Simon outlined the areas he was going to cover: fatalities, entrapment, isolation, rock projection and Pedestrian Safety.

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