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IQ Brings Forward Release of New Mobile CPD App to Members

[fa icon="calendar'] May 6, 2020 11:55:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Membership

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A new mobile app in development by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has been released early, to enable members to connect digitally with valuable online educational resources during self-isolation and social distancing.


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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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Institute of Quarrying Honours High-Achieving Student Geologists

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 12, 2019 3:49:50 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership, Careers

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Ten high-achieving students studying Geology at universities across the UK have been recognised for their continuous hard work and announced as an Institute of Quarrying (IQ) National Student Award winner.

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New IQON Member Communications Launches

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2019 4:55:48 PM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Skills Wheel, Membership

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 A new series of video-based Institute of Quarrying (IQ) member communications launches this month, with the first film focusing on Standards and Professionalism.

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Student Geologists honoured by Institute of Quarrying

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2018 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership, Careers

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Seven high achieving and motivated university students studying Geology at universities across the UK have been honoured at the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) National Student Awards.

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Institute of Quarrying Australia Membership Pledge

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2018 4:44:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in International, Membership, IQ Community

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Phil Schacht, CEO Hanson signing the IQA Membership Pledge

The Institute of Quarrying Australia's (IQA) Membership Pledge - an initiative also recently undertaken in the UK - has been designed to assist the organisation in communicating value, and the value proposition to the industry and companies who are involved with the IQA.

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Centenary Pledge to Drive Sector Forward for Next 100 Years

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2017 7:46:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership

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Martin Riley - Tarmac (Far left), Neil Farmer – CEMEX UK, Daniel Cooper - Hanson, Miles Watkins - IQ President, Ben Williams – EPC-UK, François Pétry - Aggregate Industries.    

Creating a quarrying and mineral extractives sector future proofed for the next 100 years is the goal of a new skills pledge launched by membership body the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) at this year's 'Inspiring for Generations' annual conference in Sutton Coldfield.

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Adrian Iordache becomes first Romanian Member of the IQ

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2017 11:22:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in International, Membership

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We are please to announce Xannat Minerals SRL General Manager for Romania and Black Sea Region, Adrian Iordache became the very first Romanian citizen to become a Member of the Institute of Quarrying.

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Institute of Quarrying and QMJ launch new digital content for members

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2017 10:22:49 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and The QMJ Group have launched a new online platform offering dedicated IQ content for audiences in the quarrying and related industries.

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