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National Stone Centre founder receives Geological Society’s Distinguished Service Award

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 21, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Minerals

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The founding director of Derbyshire’s National Stone Centre (NSC) has been recognised by the world’s oldest national geological society for his outstanding contribution to promoting the profession and science of geology.

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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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IQ Marks Centenary with 100 Quarry Cycle Trails

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2017 9:08:41 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Minerals

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Cyclists of all abilities across the UK are encouraged to enjoy the great outdoors with tailor-made ‘Quarry Trails’, a cycling initiative launched by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) as part of its centenary celebrations.

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Taking Home Gold with the IQ Quarry Garden

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 10:43:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Minerals

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We are pleased to announce a hat trick of awards for our remarkable Quarry Garden at the first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower show in Derbyshire. A fitting start to celebrate our 100-year anniversary.

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IQ blossoms at first ever RHS Chatsworth flower show

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2017 8:20:42 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Minerals

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is celebrating its centenary year by announcing plans for a spectacular ‘Quarry Garden’ at the first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show this summer.

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