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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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First Graduates on IQ Level 3 ILM Certificate

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 9, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Leadership, IQ Academy, Personal Effectiveness

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Mineral extractives professionals in the Middle East are the first cohort of students to complete the Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management (ILM) from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Caernarfon Award Winner to Deliver Live Webinar on Diversity

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The award-winning campaign from Komatsu Australia to improve workplace diversity will be streamed live across the globe on 9 November.

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IQ and IAT Host Digital Health & Safety Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 21, 2020 9:33:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Networking

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Professionals working in quarrying and asphalt sectors are invited to attend a virtual conference dedicated to the latest thinking and advice on health and safety, with presentations to be delivered from industry experts.

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IQ Benevolent Fund continues to support IQ Members

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership

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As COVID-19 continues to affect the lives of many, members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) are reminded that support is available from the IQ Benevolent Fund in times of difficulty.

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