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New historic venue confirmed for IQ Fellows Lunch

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Networking, IQ Community

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Historic Coombe Abbey near Coventry has a rich and fascinating history. It has housed royals, been part of the Gunpowder Plot and was even surrendered to King Henry VIII as part of the dissolution of the monasteries. Now it will provide an inspirational backdrop to this year’s Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Fellows Lunch and Student Awards on Friday 29 October 2021.

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IQ Announces Caernarfon Award Winner

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 26, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in International, IQ Community

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The winner and runners up of the 2021 Caernarfon Award have been revealed by the international presidents of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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Applications invited to join the IQ Board of Trustees

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2021 12:41:02 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Membership, Careers, IQ Community

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IQ is looking to recruit Trustees as part of its annual Board renewal cycle. This is major opportunity to take a leading role in the development of your Institute.

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IQ Benevolent Fund tackles loneliness in lockdown

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 3, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Community, IQBF

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In an effort to tackle loneliness in lockdown, the Institute of Quarrying Benevolent Fund (IQBF) has launched a series of virtual coffee morning events.

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IQ Member John McDowell Receives Queen’s Honour

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQ Community

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One of the mineral extractives industry’s longest-serving professionals and fellow of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours 2021 List.

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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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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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IQ Benevolent Fund Available to Members

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership, IQ Community

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The Coronavirus continues to affect us in ways we couldn’t have imagined. For anyone who may have been affected either directly or indirectly, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) reminds members of a fund set up to support them and their dependents in times of difficulty.

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Coronavirus Financial, Legal and Wellbeing Support and Advice

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

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Through this difficult time, our primary concern is to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of you as members and for those around you.

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IQ Excellence Awards Scottish Finalists Revealed

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 18, 2019 11:53:50 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Scottish Branch, Skills Wheel, Excellence Awards, IQ Community

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Scottish entries for the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Excellence Awards have been reviewed, checked and assessed with IQ revealing its shortlist of finalists today.

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