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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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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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Introduce an ‘IQ Hero’ at Hillhead

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2018 8:14:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Networking

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As the countdown to Hillhead 2018 draws closer, members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) are encouraged to introduce a friend or colleague to membership at the IQ stand (RB26) for the chance to walk away with an array of exclusive rewards.

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Plan Your Hillhead Visit with the Engage App

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Networking

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Visitors can plan who they want to meet to the minute at this year’s Hillhead with ‘Engage’, a smart new online planning tool sponsored by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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Rewards on Offer for IQ Members at Hillhead

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2018 12:05:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Networking

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Members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) attending Hillhead are encouraged to say hello to the membership body at stand location RB26 and bring along a friend or colleague for the chance to walk away with an array of exclusive goodies.

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CPD Counts at Hillhead 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2018 3:47:08 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Networking

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It’s official. Hillhead, the world’s biggest quarrying exhibition, has sold out. With more than 500 exhibitors, exciting product demonstrations and 18,500 visitors at the bigger and better event, IQ members will earn valuable continuing professional development (CPD) when they attend the show.

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Health and Safety - Hot Topics by Simon Edwards, HSE Quarries Inspector - West of England Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2018 1:56:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in West of England Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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Simon began his talk with the worrying statistic of 3 fatal accidents in quarries in 2017, over a 7-week period. He gave a brief outline of the circumstances surrounding each accident.  He went on to state that he could not give full details of the incidents as investigations were still ongoing but HSE viewed it as being important to get brief details out into the public domain to try and avoid any re-occurrences.

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Institute of Quarrying Countdown to Hillhead 2018 Begins

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Networking

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The countdown to the biggest quarrying exhibition of its kind in the world has begun and the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is proud to be supporting Hillhead 2018.

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The Evolution of Explosives & Accessories - Lancashire Branch

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 14, 2018 3:06:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Lancashire Branch, Networking, IQ Community

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The IQ Lancashire Branch were pleased to welcome Steve Gilmartin of Maxam to their technical evening which took place 13th March 2018.

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