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IQ Announces Membership Price Freeze

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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Mineral products professionals that choose to renew or join membership of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) in 2023 will do so at no extra cost, as the industry body announces a price freeze.

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Raising Standards and Competence with CPD

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 24, 2022 9:53:55 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD

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The health, safety and wellbeing of the quarrying workforce continues to be the industry’s top priority. 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 achieve the ultimate goal of delivering safe practices in the working environment.

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New £6.5m 'Centre of Excellence' One Step Closer as Plans Submitted

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 23, 2022 9:36:11 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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On Monday 21st November 2022, a detailed planning application for a £6.5m transformation of the National Stone Centre (NSC) near Wirksworth, Derbyshire that draws on influences from local rock formations for the building’s form, has been jointly submitted by the National Stone Centre and the Institute of Quarrying.

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IQ and IAT Celebrate High-Performing University Students at Joint Awards Ceremony

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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Set against the backdrop of the historic IET London: Savoy Place and in front of senior industry professionals, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) have praised the high-performing students from the University of Derby Centre for Mineral Products at a joint awards ceremony.

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How IQ Underpins Opportunities to Future Career Pathways

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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One of the immediate benefits enjoyed by members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is belonging to a community of like-minded professionals who can provide the inspiration and incentive to pursue a multitude of future career pathways.

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Proposals to Develop National Stone Centre Receive Support from Local Community

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 20, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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A six month long public consultation process concerning proposals to redevelop the National Stone Centre (NSC) in Derbyshire has received overwhelmingly positive support from the local community.

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IET London: Savoy Place Hosts Joint Fellows Lunch and Student Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Networking

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The annual IQ & IAT Fellows Lunch and Student Awards returns to London this year, with the historic IET London: Savoy Place set to host more than 100 senior industry professionals and special guests of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) on Friday 28 October.

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IQ Announces Viv Russell as New President

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2022 9:59:21 AM / by IQ News Update

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Viv Russell FIQ, CEO of Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC), has been appointed the 70th President of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Launches New Geotechnical Qualification

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Health and Safety

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has developed a new geotechnical qualification, providing a flexible and innovative approach for anyone working in the industry.

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New Honorary Fellowships Awarded by Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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Four well-respected individuals have been awarded with Honorary Fellowships from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the quarrying and minerals extractives industries.

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