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Welcome to our web site. As part of our service to the coal industry, we want to make it easy to locate useful information. Here you will find specifications on coal terminals and important contacts for agents, laboratories, coal companies, associations, and more. Please feel free to send us your comments, suggestions, or corrections. Your input can help this site to grow and become even more useful.

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Our Mission

When quality counts, count on us.

IQC is dedicated to reducing costly errors in the loading, weighing, blending, sampling, and analysis of your cargoes. We can represent your interests when you can't be there personally and we can keep you informed at all stages to eliminate surprises.

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Company Profile

The cornerstones of IQC are Integrity, Qualifications, and Committment.

Integrity enables us to provide services that are impartial and honest. It assures you that the information in our reports will remain confidential and will not be released to any other party without your express consent. We subscribe to the Code of Ethics of the American Society for Quality Control.

Qualifications enable us to put the quality into our services necessary to help you maintain or improve your own quality. You will have the confidence of knowing that all work will be performed by a professional with experience and qualifications that few other organizations can match.

Commitment to our clients and to our profession is your assurance that we will represent and protect your interests to the best of our abilities. We are also committed to getting results and we will put forth the effort needed to not just identify and report on problems, but to prevent and eliminate them.

Billy L. Greer is an ASQC Certified Quality Auditor who has been providing quality services to the coal and minerals industry since 1981. He is a member of the American Society for Quality Control (ASQC), the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), and the Alpha Chi Sigma professional chemistry fraternity. He has been a member of the Maryland Coal Association since 1982 where he has served as secretary-treasurer, vice-president, president and as an advisor. He has also served on the CTAC subcommittee on Coal Transportation which formulated regulations for the safe transport of coal in bulk.

His past experience includes the design of laboratory layouts, the development of procedures, the installation, maintenance, and repair of laboratory equipment, and the operation, maintenance, repair, and bias testing of many types of mechanical samplers.

Mr. Greer is experienced with using various standards and methods for the collection, preparation, and analysis of samples of coal, coke, ferroalloys, minerals, and other commodities. He has trained and supervised others in the performance of these activities, and has inspected and audited companies using them in both the United States and in other countries.

Mr. Greer has been recognized by Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, the Dictionary of International Biography and other publications.

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