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IQ pledges support to female quarry worker statue campaign

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2021 9:59:37 AM / by IQ News Update

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A generous donation from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) to a campaign to raise funds for a female quarry worker statue in Derbyshire has helped towards reaching the target goal.

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New Trustees Elected as IQ Holds 65th Annual General Meeting on Zoom

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2021 9:23:51 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The sixty fifth annual ordinary general meeting of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), held via Zoom from the National Stone Centre in Derbyshire, saw the election of two new members to the Board of Trustees.

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New ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Derbyshire Dales

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The Institute of Quarrying today announces an agreement with the trustees of the National Stone Centre near Wirksworth in the Derbyshire Dales, to create a world class visitor experience and an internationally significant centre of excellence for the quarrying and mineral products industry.
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IQ Announces Caernarfon Award Winner

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 26, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ Community

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The winner and runners up of the 2021 Caernarfon Award have been revealed by the international presidents of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Launches New Membership Tool

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 10, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership

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Becoming a member of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is now even easier with the launch of a brand new, interactive tool.

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Applications invited to join the IQ Board of Trustees

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2021 12:41:02 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Membership, Careers, IQ Community

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IQ is looking to recruit Trustees as part of its annual Board renewal cycle. This is major opportunity to take a leading role in the development of your Institute.

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IQ Supports Members’ Mental Health and Wellbeing

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQBF, Health and Safety

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In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May), the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is reminding members of the mental health and wellbeing support services that are available.

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IQ Digital Hillhead schedule confirmed: Building skills for the future

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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Leadership, health, safety and wellness, and personal development in a post-Covid world are the topics of discussion as part of the Institute of Quarrying’s ‘Creating Future Leaders: Building Skills for the Future’ seminars at Digital Hillhead (30-31 March 2021).

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IQ Benevolent Fund tackles loneliness in lockdown

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 3, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Community, IQBF

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In an effort to tackle loneliness in lockdown, the Institute of Quarrying Benevolent Fund (IQBF) has launched a series of virtual coffee morning events.

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Institute of Quarrying honors university geologists

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership, Careers

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Eight of the best geology students in the UK have received recognition for their hard work and commitment to learning from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), the membership organisation responsible for setting professional standards in the mineral extractives industries.

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