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IQ relaunches 'Health and Safety Law in Quarries'

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2019 1:38:10 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Standards and Professionalism

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With the ever-increasing complexity of demands that health and safety places on the quarrying industry, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has completely overhauled it’s go-to reference book ‘Health & Safety Law in Quarries’.

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New IQON Member Communications Launches

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2019 4:55:48 PM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Skills Wheel, Membership

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 A new series of video-based Institute of Quarrying (IQ) member communications launches this month, with the first film focusing on Standards and Professionalism.

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Future leaders learn new skills in Derbyshire's great outdoors

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2019 11:43:46 AM / by IQ News Update posted in University of Derby, Careers

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Around 75 apprentices from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products are descending on Derbyshire’s Peak District in April for a week of challenges designed to inspire future industry leaders.

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IQ study tour focuses on north-west

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2019 11:31:04 AM / by IQ News Update posted in University of Derby, Careers

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This year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) study tour for students from the University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products runs from 18-22 March 2019 and takes in a number of different mineral extraction and processing sites located across the North West of England.

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IQ Excellence Awards Celebrate Individual and Sector Successes

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2019 12:34:15 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel, IQ Community

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) today announced the launch of its first ever industry-wide awards celebrating the personal and professional excellence of people working in the mineral extractives sector.

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First cohort complete IQ L3 SHE certificate

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Academy

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Left to right, top row - Sam Howells, Russell Collier, Nigel Baugh, Matthew Mclean; bottom row - Glen Parke, Andrew Hart and Claire Selby, MIQ.

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Strategic Forum Campaign to Stop Entrapment

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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Key leaders in the mineral products sector, companies, trades unions, regulators, trade bodies and others have come together in a new Strategic Forum to provide leadership and to foster and encourage co-operation between all interested parties to achieve high standards of risk management to prevent accidents and ill health across the industry.

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IQ Student Awards Presented at Tower of London

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 11:00:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in University of Derby, Careers, IQ Community

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Winners of the 2018 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Student Awards were presented with their awards at this year’s Fellows Lunch against the impressive backdrop of the Tower of London.

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New IQ Strategy Creating Future Leaders

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Community

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Attendees at this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows Dinner at the Tower of London were served up much more than culinary delights, as plans for the organisation’s future strategic and operational direction were unveiled.

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Institute of Quarrying Presents Duke of Devonshire with Honorary FIQ

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2018 2:55:39 PM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Community

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In recognition of his contribution to the minerals extractive sector, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) today presented the Duke of Devonshire with an honorary Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying (FIQ).

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