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Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President

Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President

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Embracing our environmental responsibilities

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2017 2:52:00 PM / by Dr Miles Watkins, IQ President posted in Industry, Environment

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The minerals extractives sector plays an instrumental role in our everyday lives, yet quarrying and related value-added activity has an impact on the environment that requires active management. Environmental issues represent a key priority for professionals in our sector and there are many programmes and schemes in place which not only work to reduce the negative impacts, but also add significant natural capital to the industry’s balance sheet. 

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