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 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.

Pierce Kirwan
28 February 2018

Northern Ireland is a strong quarrying region with a very diverse geology. Craigantlet, in County Down, is blessed with a large deposit of High PSV gritstone and with its proximity to the Docks in...

Phillip Shimwell
26 January 2018

The IQ branch network is at the heart of our member communities. Local branches provide opportunities to get together and meet other professionals with a view to help and support each other...

Battersea power station
05 December 2017

London and the Home Counties covers all of the south east; from the Isle of Wight and Channel Islands, which has a geological history stretching further back into the past than most of Europe, as...


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