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Institute of Quarrying Honours High-Achieving Student Geologists

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 12, 2019 3:49:50 PM / by IQ News Update posted in membership, Careers

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Ten high-achieving students studying Geology at universities across the UK have been recognised for their continuous hard work and announced as an Institute of Quarrying (IQ) National Student Award winner.

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IQ Excellence Awards Deadline Extended!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2019 10:24:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel, awards

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The deadline for entries to the Institute of Quarrying’s free-to-enter IQ Excellence Awards has been extended until 31 July. The extension is designed to encourage quarry operators across the UK to enter and receive recognition from peers for the great work they do day in, day out.
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IQ relaunches 'Health and Safety Law in Quarries'

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2019 1:38:10 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Safety, health, standards, professionalism

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With the ever-increasing complexity of demands that health and safety places on the quarrying industry, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has completely overhauled it’s go-to reference book ‘Health & Safety Law in Quarries’.

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HSE Hot Topics with Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 8, 2019 9:41:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, Technical Evenings, IQ

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Simon outlined the areas he was going to cover: fatalities, entrapment, isolation, rock projection and Pedestrian Safety.

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New IQON Member Communications Launches

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2019 4:55:48 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, Safety, Quarrying, CPD, Industry, Skills Wheel, Education, IQ, members, membership, lifelong learning

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 A new series of video-based Institute of Quarrying (IQ) member communications launches this month, with the first film focusing on Standards and Professionalism.

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Future leaders learn new skills in Derbyshire's great outdoors

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2019 11:43:46 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby, Apprenticeships

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Around 75 apprentices from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products are descending on Derbyshire’s Peak District in April for a week of challenges designed to inspire future industry leaders.

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IQ study tour focuses on north-west

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2019 11:31:04 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Education, University of Derby

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This year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) study tour for students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products runs from 18-22 March 2019 and takes in a number of different mineral extraction and processing sites located across the North West of England.

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IQ West of England Treasurer steps down after more than 30 years of commitment

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Member, West of England Branch, IQ Branches

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One of the industry’s best-recognised members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is stepping aside from his roles as branch committee member and treasurer after more than 30 years.

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IQ Excellence Awards Celebrate Individual and Sector Successes

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2019 12:34:15 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel, IQ, members

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) today announced the launch of its first ever industry-wide awards celebrating the personal and professional excellence of people working in the mineral extractives sector.

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First cohort complete IQ L3 SHE certificate

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Safety, IQ Academy, Training, health

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Left to right, top row - Sam Howells, Russell Collier, Nigel Baugh, Matthew Mclean; bottom row - Glen Parke, Andrew Hart and Claire Selby, MIQ.

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