Mineral products professionals that choose to join the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) will do so at a reduced price for a limited time only, an initiative announced by the membership body to continue its support of the industry during the cost of living crisis.
Environmental considerations are a high priority for the mineral products sector, which is why the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is encouraging members to secure their place in its popular biodiversity workshops.
New £5,000 Financial Grant to Support Industry Sustainability Projects
Professionals working in the mineral products sector are invited to apply for a new financial grant, which has been launched to support the industry in achieving its Net Zero Carbon ambitions.
‘Start by stop doing what you know to be wrong’ – Dr. Jordan B. Peterson.
Events hosted by the IQ Derbyshire branch are a place where industry professionals can meet to discuss the latest trends, best practice techniques and issues affecting the industry. At a recent event, the branch tackled the issue of mental health.  According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), an estimated 17 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression, or anxiety in 2021/22. This is over half of all working days lost due to work-related mental health.
After almost half a century working in the quarrying and mineral products industries, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has recognised the outstanding contribution of Roy Bush FIQ, Health & Safety Director for British Aggregates Association (BAA), with the award of an Honorary Fellowship.
Renowned for providing expert industry training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities that are accredited and recognised by the Institute of Quarrying, EPC-UK will once again be hosting its biennial Best Practice Seminars in 2023, free of charge to all in the industry and in locations across the country.
In a wide-ranging and enjoyable conversation with Aggregates Business editor Guy Woodford, new Institute of Quarrying (IQ) president Viv Russell and his two predecessors, Martin Riley and Phil Redmond discuss the UK mineral products industry’s big next-generation education challenge, the importance of the IQ in addressing it and other key industry issues, and what serving as IQ president has meant to them.
Major sponsorship to boost visitor learning experience at IQ's 'Centre of Excellence'
Back in 2021, the Institute of Quarrying announced an agreement with the trustees of the National Stone Centre (NSC) to create a world class visitor experience. Since the initial announcement, IQ have moved forward with their ambitious plans to offer an internationally significant centre of excellence for both it's members and the quarrying and mineral products industry.