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Kevin Parker
20 June 2018

Yorkshire is the UK’s largest county. Home to two National Parks, it is visually and geologically one of the most diverse regions in the whole country and has a rich industrial history of mining...

Susie Urquhart
31 May 2018

Covering a staggering 31,000 square miles, the Scottish branch of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is the biggest region in the UK. It is also home to Glensanda, the largest granite quarry in...

Nicola Bartholomey
27 April 2018

The South Wales branch of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) proudly has more than 200 active members throughout Pembroke, south, west and mid Glamorgan, Gwent, Monmouth and Powys.....

 Mark Hughes - West of England
29 March 2018

Quarrying is a large industry within the South West, with some of the major quarrying companies having flagship operations based here.


Our branch network is the backbone of the Institute

Run entirely by passionate volunteers, our branch network is a major benefit to members. The local branches run events on behalf of the members to share knowledge, network and socialise. 

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