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08 March 2012 | Education & Training

An introduction to the whys and wherefores of biodiversity considerations on minerals sites

WHAT is biodiversity? What does it mean? Why do we need to ‘enhance’ it?

03 May 2011 | Quarrying

Online training course to help improve conveyor operational efficiency now available

07 October 2010 | Education & Training

PROSKILLS UK, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector, which includes extractives, has been successful in securing £3.47 million in low-carbon skills funding for its...

18 June 2010 | Education & Training

JCB and the National Construction College are leading the way in the waste and recycling industry by setting up special ‘JCB Wastemaster Operator Training’ courses to ensure skills training keeps...

14 March 2010 | Education & Training

EMPLOYEES at Europe’s largest granite quarry have taken part in a successful ‘Skills for Life’ pilot programme.

11 March 2010 | Education & Training

PROSKILLS, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector, is calling on employers from the extractive and mineral processing industries, and related sectors, to help shape the...

10 February 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

VOLVO Construction Equipment Division, Volvo Group (UK) Ltd, have launched EcoOperator as part of the company’s ongoing strategy to raise awareness of environmental issues, promote better mobile...

13 January 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

WOULD you like more information about how to get the best out of your local exhaust ventilation (LEV) and how to protect your workforce?

02 December 2009 | Quarrying

THE Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC) Skills Centre division has achieved National Skills Academy for Materials, Production & Supply (MPS-Academy) accreditation for the successful...

16 November 2009 | Education & Training

FORMER Education Secretary Lord Baker has had a glimpse behind the scenes of the new £22 million JCB Academy – hailing it as a magnificent training opportunity for youngsters. 

04 November 2009 | Quarrying

DESPITE the recession, investment in training is still very much on the agendas of most employers in the extractives and mineral processing industries, according to a survey commissioned by...

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16 October 2009 | Safety, Health & Environment

OPERATORS in the aggregates sector are being sought to take part in a new Department for Transport (DfT) study where participants will receive free Safe and Fuel Efficient Driver (SAFED) training...

01 May 2007 | Education & Training

A fully accredited CPCS training school has opened at Liebherr’s headquarters in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.

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01 May 2007 | Education & Training

Three graduates who joined CEMEX UK will be living out of their suitcases for most of this year, as they travel around the country to get to know the ins and outs of the quarrying industry.

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01 May 2007 | Education & Training

JCB have shown a strong commitment to helping to get young people to pursue careers in the engineering and manufacturing professions.

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