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IQ and IAT digital conference addresses climate change

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Industry, Environment

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New historic venue confirmed for IQ Fellows Lunch

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Networking, IQ Community

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Historic Coombe Abbey near Coventry has a rich and fascinating history. It has housed royals, been part of the Gunpowder Plot and was even surrendered to King Henry VIII as part of the dissolution of the monasteries. Now it will provide an inspirational backdrop to this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows Lunch and Student Awards on Friday 29 October 2021.

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IQ strengthen team with strategic appointments

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 5, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Careers

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is bolstering its team with two key strategic appointments that will see the membership organisation pushing forward with its education and skills offer, whilst stepping up its online presence to add weight to its successful clicks and mortar strategy.

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IQ publishes updated ‘Good Practice Guide for Handling Soils in Mineral Workings’

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 23, 2021 10:18:44 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Environment

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An update to the MAFF1 guidance ‘Good Practice for Handling Soils’ is now available following a detailed review led by The Institute of Quarrying (IQ), in consultation with Natural England and the Welsh Government, and with the support and guidance of a Steering Group representing the minerals industry, mineral planning authorities, contractors, professional bodies and specialist consultants.

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IQ pledges support to female quarry worker statue campaign

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2021 9:59:37 AM / by IQ News Update

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A generous donation from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) to a campaign to raise funds for a female quarry worker statue in Derbyshire has helped towards reaching the target goal.

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New Trustees Elected as IQ Holds 65th Annual General Meeting on Zoom

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2021 9:23:51 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The sixty fifth annual ordinary general meeting of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), held via Zoom from the National Stone Centre in Derbyshire, saw the election of two new members to the Board of Trustees.

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New ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Derbyshire Dales

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The Institute of Quarrying today announces an agreement with the trustees of the National Stone Centre near Wirksworth in the Derbyshire Dales, to create a world class visitor experience and an internationally significant centre of excellence for the quarrying and mineral products industry.
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IQ Announces Caernarfon Award Winner

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 26, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ Community

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The winner and runners up of the 2021 Caernarfon Award have been revealed by the international presidents of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Launches New Membership Tool

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 10, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership

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Becoming a member of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is now even easier with the launch of a brand new, interactive tool.

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Applications invited to join the IQ Board of Trustees

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2021 12:41:02 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Membership, Careers, IQ Community

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IQ is looking to recruit Trustees as part of its annual Board renewal cycle. This is major opportunity to take a leading role in the development of your Institute.

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