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IQ Announces Viv Russell as New President

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2022 9:59:21 AM / by IQ News Update

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Viv Russell FIQ, CEO of Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC), has been appointed the 70th President of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Launches New Geotechnical Qualification

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Health and Safety

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has developed a new geotechnical qualification, providing a flexible and innovative approach for anyone working in the industry.

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New Honorary Fellowships Awarded by Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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Four well-respected individuals have been awarded with Honorary Fellowships from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the quarrying and minerals extractives industries.

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IQ Lay Down Foundations for New Home at National Stone Centre

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 2, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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Almost eight months after the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) moved out of its headquarters in Chilwell, near Nottingham, the membership organisation is now setting up operations in temporary accommodation at the National Stone Centre (NSC) in Derbyshire.

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IQ Invites Members to Shape the Sector’s Future Skills Needs

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 28, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Membership

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) works collaboratively with the wider quarrying and minerals extractives industry to ensure that the sector is ‘skills fit’ for the future.

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Minerals Matter introduces Derbyshire school children to quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Careers

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For the first time in its history, Hillhead - the industry’s largest exhibition for quarrying, construction and recycling, welcomed a delegation of students from a local Derbyshire school to meet industry operators and learn what career opportunities exist across the sector.

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Reasons to Visit the Institute of Quarrying at Hillhead 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 6, 2022 11:03:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Networking

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is eagerly anticipating this year’s Hillhead, ready to engage with industry professionals from across the world and launch its new professional development mapping tool, alongside a number of other added value member benefits.

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Applications Invited for the IQ Board of Trustees Recruitment 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 6, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Membership, IQ Community

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

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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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