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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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A Career in Quarrying - Nicholas Jewell

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 11, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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As we come to the end of National Careers Week 2022, Nicholas Jewell of Hanson UK provides an insight into how accessible the world of quarrying is in terms of finding out more and getting involved.

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A Career in Quarrying - Deborah Thomas

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 9, 2022 8:15:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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Continuing with National Careers Week 2022, Deborah Thomas of Envireau Water shares her experience regarding her career and progression so far within the quarrying and extractives industry.

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A Career in Quarrying - Viv Russell

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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As part of National Careers 2022, IQ highlights the quarrying and extractives industry as a valuable career path for the younger generation to consider.

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Top Student Geologists Celebrated in Industry Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership, Careers

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Five of the best geology students from around the UK have been honoured by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) for their continued dedication to learning.

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National Apprenticeship Week - Clive Whittle

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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Continuing on with National Apprenticeship Week 2022, IQ caught up with Clive Whittle, Site Engineer of Imerys Minerals Ltd, to give an insight into how an apprenticeship can fuel a long-term career in the quarrying and extractives industry.

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Apprenticeships in the Industry - A Q&A with Matt Gibbs

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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With National Apprenticeship Week in full motion, Matt Gibbs, Senior Manager (Operational Competence) at Tarmac, shares an insight into the wide range of apprenticeships that are currently available throughout the industry.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2022 - Ben Uphill

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 7, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Isaac Azim posted in Careers

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As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2022, we caught up with Ben Uphill (MBA), Operations Director of Sibelco Group, to discuss how an apprenticeship can pave the way to a career within the quarrying and extractives industry.

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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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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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