This is an urgent reminder that your IQA membership fees were due to be paid on 30 June 2019. It is important that your membership is paid so you can remain a member of the IQA.

Membership to the IQA is about demonstrating your professionalism and commitment to the minerals extractives industry.

Early bird registrations close 31st July 2019 – Register now to receive your Early Bird rate.

The 2019 IQA conference will be held from October 1st– October 3rd at the prestigious Cat Stadium Geelong and includes a detailed, fun and informative Programme including an Industry Site Tour of Boral Deer Park and Barro Point Wilson, many Nationally acclaimed Industry speakers and experts that cover a diverse range of subjects pertinent to our extractive industry and for many the highlight of our conferences, the ‘sort after’ Networking & Social Gala Events sponsored by Hitachi, Komatsu & Caterpillar.

Each year the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) recognises the contribution of individuals and sites to the growth and improvement of the extractive industry through a number of awards. The awards process recognises the significant achievements across the industry which promote leadership and excellence. The awards profile the valuable contribution of our industry to our community and  aim to further the discussion about quality improvement, environment and safety.

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Awards, with nominations closing on the 6th of August 2019

Nominate yourself or an associate today!
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