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IQ moves forward with office relocation plans

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 28, 2022 12:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The details of a new management structure have been unveiled by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and the National Stone Centre (NSC), to coincide with IQ’s relocation from its Nottingham offices to the NSC near Wirksworth in Derbyshire.

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National Stone Centre founder receives Geological Society’s Distinguished Service Award

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 21, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Minerals

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The founding director of Derbyshire’s National Stone Centre (NSC) has been recognised by the world’s oldest national geological society for his outstanding contribution to promoting the profession and science of geology.

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Local architects appointed to reimagine National Stone Centre

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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A Derbyshire-based building design and consultancy practice has been successfully appointed by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) to reimagine the National Stone Centre (NSC) in Wirksworth.

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Peak District Mining Museum explore opportunity to move to National Stone Centre

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2022 9:15:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Minerals

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A popular museum detailing the story of the Derbyshire mining and quarrying industry is exploring opportunities to relocate its valuable historical collection to the National Stone Centre (NSC) in Wirksworth.

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A Career in Quarrying - Nicholas Jewell

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 11, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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As we come to the end of National Careers Week 2022, Nicholas Jewell of Hanson UK provides an insight into how accessible the world of quarrying is in terms of finding out more and getting involved.

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A Career in Quarrying - Deborah Thomas

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 9, 2022 8:15:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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Continuing with National Careers Week 2022, Deborah Thomas of Envireau Water shares her experience regarding her career and progression so far within the quarrying and extractives industry.

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New QNJAC Self Audit Tool: Workplace Transport & Pedestrian Interface

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Health and Safety

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The Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee (QNJAC) has released its latest piece of guidance to support the activities of the Strategic Forum for Health and Safety in Mineral Products.

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A Career in Quarrying - Viv Russell

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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As part of National Careers 2022, IQ highlights the quarrying and extractives industry as a valuable career path for the younger generation to consider.

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Top Student Geologists Celebrated in Industry Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership, Careers

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Five of the best geology students from around the UK have been honoured by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) for their continued dedication to learning.

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National Apprenticeship Week - Clive Whittle

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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Continuing on with National Apprenticeship Week 2022, IQ caught up with Clive Whittle, Site Engineer of Imerys Minerals Ltd, to give an insight into how an apprenticeship can fuel a long-term career in the quarrying and extractives industry.

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