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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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IQBF Tips for Winter Wellness

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 17, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in IQBF

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Short days and the colder weather mean many of us struggle with our health and wellbeing during the darker winter period. Its also a time when colds and flu are more virulent which contributes to our low energy levels and general feelings of running low.

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New automatic CPD recording with IQ events

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD

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The recent successful IQ and IAT Digital Health & Safety Conference provided the perfect opportunity for the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) to test a new CPD recording facility.

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First Graduates on IQ Level 3 ILM Certificate

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 9, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Leadership, IQ Academy, Personal Effectiveness

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Mineral extractives professionals in the Middle East are the first cohort of students to complete the Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management (ILM) from the Institute of Quarrying (IQ).

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IQ Caernarfon Award Winner to Deliver Live Webinar on Diversity

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The award-winning campaign from Komatsu Australia to improve workplace diversity will be streamed live across the globe on 9 November.

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IQ and IAT Host Digital Health & Safety Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 21, 2020 9:33:32 AM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Networking

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Professionals working in quarrying and asphalt sectors are invited to attend a virtual conference dedicated to the latest thinking and advice on health and safety, with presentations to be delivered from industry experts.

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IQ Benevolent Fund continues to support IQ Members

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Membership

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As COVID-19 continues to affect the lives of many, members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) are reminded that support is available from the IQ Benevolent Fund in times of difficulty.

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Rising stars of the Industry honored with 2020 IQ Student Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in University of Derby, Careers

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Seven high performing students at the University of Derby Centre for Mineral Products are celebrating personal success in the 2020 Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Student Awards.

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IQ and IAT Formalize Collaboration

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by IQ News Update posted in Industry

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The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) and the Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) have signed a memorandum of understanding which builds on the long-standing collaboration between the two organisations.

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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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