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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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Local architects appointed to reimagine National Stone Centre

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

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A Derbyshire-based building design and consultancy practice has been successfully appointed by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) to reimagine the National Stone Centre (NSC) in Wirksworth.

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Peak District Mining Museum explore opportunity to move to National Stone Centre

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2022 9:15:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Minerals

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A popular museum detailing the story of the Derbyshire mining and quarrying industry is exploring opportunities to relocate its valuable historical collection to the National Stone Centre (NSC) in Wirksworth.

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New QNJAC Self Audit Tool: Workplace Transport & Pedestrian Interface

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Health and Safety

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The Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee (QNJAC) has released its latest piece of guidance to support the activities of the Strategic Forum for Health and Safety in Mineral Products.

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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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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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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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New Trustees Elected as IQ Holds 65th Annual General Meeting on Zoom

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2021 9:23:51 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The sixty fifth annual ordinary general meeting of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), held via Zoom from the National Stone Centre in Derbyshire, saw the election of two new members to the Board of Trustees.

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