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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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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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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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EPC-UK’s face-to-face and webinar learning both ‘on course’ for 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 27, 2022 9:46:48 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Health and Safety

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With all personal safety recommendations actively in place and a scheme of classroom and webinar-based training programmes revised and ready for delivery, EPC-UK has released its schedule of 2022 learning and development courses.

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IQ Shortlisted for Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Knowledge and Innovation

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The Institute of Quarrying is delighted to have been shortlisted in Digital Innovation of the Year category at the prestigious Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards.

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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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