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IQ Invites Members to Shape the Sector’s Future Skills Needs

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 28, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Membership

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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.

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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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Reasons to Visit the Institute of Quarrying at Hillhead 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 6, 2022 11:03:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Networking

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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.

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Applications Invited for the IQ Board of Trustees Recruitment 2022

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 6, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Membership, IQ Community

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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.

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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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