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IQ improves CPD reporting for Members

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has launched a series of improvements to the IQ Connect App and online portal, making it easier for members to record and access their continuing professional development (CPD) activities.

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IQ and IAT Celebrate High-Achieving University of Derby Students at Joint Awards Ceremony

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 11, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in University of Derby, Networking, IQ Community

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) have praised high-achieving students from the University of Derby Centre for Mineral Products at an awards ceremony held at Coombe Abbey, near Coventry.

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Electron Microscope brings pupils closer to insects and microorganisms

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2021 12:45:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Environment

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The high-tech lens of a precision electron microscope will give Derbyshire schools and community groups a rare opportunity to see the natural world in minute detail in workshops at the National Stone Centre in Wirksworth.

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IQ and IAT digital conference addresses climate change

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Industry, Environment

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New historic venue confirmed for IQ Fellows Lunch

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Networking, IQ Community

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Historic Coombe Abbey near Coventry has a rich and fascinating history. It has housed royals, been part of the Gunpowder Plot and was even surrendered to King Henry VIII as part of the dissolution of the monasteries. Now it will provide an inspirational backdrop to this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows Lunch and Student Awards on Friday 29 October 2021.

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IQ strengthen team with strategic appointments

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 5, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Careers

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is bolstering its team with two key strategic appointments that will see the membership organisation pushing forward with its education and skills offer, whilst stepping up its online presence to add weight to its successful clicks and mortar strategy.

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IQ publishes updated ‘Good Practice Guide for Handling Soils in Mineral Workings’

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 23, 2021 10:18:44 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Environment

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An update to the MAFF1 guidance ‘Good Practice for Handling Soils’ is now available following a detailed review led by The Institute of Quarrying (IQ), in consultation with Natural England and the Welsh Government, and with the support and guidance of a Steering Group representing the minerals industry, mineral planning authorities, contractors, professional bodies and specialist consultants.

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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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