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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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IQBF offers inspiration for half-term activities

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

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IQBF is encouraging us not to talk about what we can’t do during lockdown but to think about what we can do! Here is some inspiration to keeping children occupied during half-term, particularly when the weather is on the chilly side.

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IQ Member John McDowell Receives Queen’s Honour

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Community

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One of the mineral extractives industry’s longest-serving professionals and fellow of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours 2021 List.

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IQBF Tips for Winter Wellness

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 17, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQBF

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Short days and the colder weather mean many of us struggle with our health and wellbeing during the darker winter period. Its also a time when colds and flu are more virulent which contributes to our low energy levels and general feelings of running low.

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New automatic CPD recording with IQ events

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD

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The recent successful IQ and IAT Digital Health & Safety Conference provided the perfect opportunity for the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) to test a new CPD recording facility.

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