Viv Russell FIQ, CEO of Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC), has been appointed the 70th President of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).
The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has developed a new geotechnical qualification, providing a flexible and innovative approach for anyone working in the industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.