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IQ Celebrates High Achieving University of Derby Students at the Tower of London

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in University of Derby, IQ Community

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Winners of the 2019 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Student Awards were presented with their awards and prizes against the impressive backdrop of the Tower of London.

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South Wales CPD Technical Event

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2019 11:05:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, South Wales Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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On Wednesday 18th September, over fifty members of the Branch attended a CPD technical event at the largest quarry in South Wales!

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IQ Fellows Lunch and Student Awards Returns to the Tower of London

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in University of Derby, Networking, IQ Community

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The Tower of London once again provides an inspirational backdrop to this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows’ Lunch and IQ Student Awards on Friday 1 November 2019. 

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IQ Excellence Awards Regional Shortlist Revealed

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel, Excellence Awards, IQ Community

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has today announced the northern regional shortlist for the IQ Excellence Awards.

The high volume of applications acknowledging the exceptional achievements of individuals, teams and projects have now been analysed by the judging panel of industry professionals. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead on Friday 27 September 2019. The awards event is being hosted by the IQ North of England branch and will be part of their highly anticipated annual dinner dance event.
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HSE Hot Topics with Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 8, 2019 9:41:39 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Simon outlined the areas he was going to cover: fatalities, entrapment, isolation, rock projection and Pedestrian Safety.

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IQ West of England Treasurer steps down after more than 30 years of commitment

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, IQ Community

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One of the industry’s best-recognised members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is stepping aside from his roles as branch committee member and treasurer after more than 30 years.

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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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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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IQ Presidents Branch Trophy Winners for 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 9:22:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Scottish Branch, IQ Community

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From left to right: Anne Smith, Phil Redmond, Andy Gillon and Ian Christie.

Congratulations goes out to the IQ Scottish branch, winners of the IQ Presidents Branch Trophy for 2018.

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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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