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Soil Handling Steering Group to Establish New Guidelines

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry, Standards and Professionalism

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A new partnership between the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and Natural England has been created to update the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs' (DEFRA) ‘Good Practice for Handling Soils’.

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IQ relaunches 'Health and Safety Law in Quarries'

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2019 1:38:10 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Standards and Professionalism

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With the ever-increasing complexity of demands that health and safety places on the quarrying industry, the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) has completely overhauled it’s go-to reference book ‘Health & Safety Law in Quarries’.

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New IQ Factsheet Focuses on DEFRA’s Updated Abstraction Licensing

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2018 3:21:20 PM / by IQ News Update posted in Skills Wheel, Factsheets, Standards and Professionalism

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A new factsheet is now available from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) focusing on the updated Abstraction Licensing regulations introduced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on 1st January 2018.

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