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IQ and IAT Formalize Collaboration

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and the Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) have signed a memorandum of understanding which builds on the long-standing collaboration between the two organisations.

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New President picks up the reins

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2020 3:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, IQ Community

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Martin Riley FIQ, senior vice-president of Tarmac, has been appointed the 69th President of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), taking over from previous president Phil Redmond FIQ.

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IQ Excellence Awards Announces National Winners

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Skills Wheel, Excellence Awards

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The IQ Excellence Awards were launched in 2019 with the aim of celebrating the achievements and success of individuals and teams across the mineral products sector.

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Your opportunity to take a leading role in the Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 1, 2020 8:45:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Leadership, CPD, Industry, Careers, IQ Community

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The Institute of Quarrying is seeking new volunteers to serve on the Board of Trustees. The successful candidates will join the Institute at an exciting time as it continues to implement the Strategy it launched in 2018.

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Define Your Future with IQ Connect

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2020 11:36:50 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Industry, Skills Wheel, Careers

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Are you aware that IQ have launched a new app for members – IQ Connect?

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Second phase of EPC 'Lifelong Learning Live' programme launched

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 10, 2020 3:43:15 PM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Industry

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EPC-UK’s innovative ‘Lifelong Learning Live’ programme has proved to be an invaluable addition to the company’s training portfolio. Launched in May, the initiative, which is specifically designed to ensure the continuity of learning during these challenging months, has attracted numerous individuals from across the sector, providing them with an opportunity to gain industry-recognised qualifications from a distance.

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EPC-UK Launches ‘Lifelong Learning Live' Online Training Programme

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 29, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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In order to strengthen its industry renowned educational programme and ensure continuity of learning during these challenging months, EPC-UK – the country’s leading blast services specialist - is introducing ‘Lifelong Learning Live’ online webinar courses to its training portfolio.

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IQ Relaunches Crushing and Screening Book

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The Institute of Quarrying’s (IQ) study guide ‘Crushing and Screening’ has been comprehensively updated with new content and imagery, as well as expert advice from leading industry professionals.

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Soil Handling Steering Group to Establish New Guidelines

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Standards and Professionalism

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A new partnership between the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and Natural England has been created to update the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs' (DEFRA) ‘Good Practice for Handling Soils’.

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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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