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Tips for Managing your CPD in 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in CPD, Industry, Membership, Careers, IQ Community

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is invested in developing the skills and knowledge of professionals working in the quarrying, mineral products and processing sectors, which is why, like many professional organisations, it encourages members to actively participate in continuing professional development (CPD).

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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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Electron Microscope brings pupils closer to insects and microorganisms

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2021 12:45:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Environment

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The high-tech lens of a precision electron microscope will give Derbyshire schools and community groups a rare opportunity to see the natural world in minute detail in workshops at the National Stone Centre in Wirksworth.

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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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