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01 June 2006 | Education & Training

In recognition of the need for trainee construction plant operators to benefit from using the latest mobile plant, New Holland Construction, together with their Lincolnshire dealer, Platts Harris...

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01 June 2006 | Education & Training

THE Quarry Products Association’s flagship educational web site, the Virtual Quarry (www.virtualquarry.co.uk), has won a major prize in the 2006...

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01 March 2006 | Education & Training

A team of eight quarry managers from one of Scotland’s leading construction companies has successfully completed a new training initiative.

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01 March 2006 | Education & Training

JCB have announced plans to fund a new academy school in East Staffordshire to help young people pursue a career in engineering and manufacturing.

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01 February 2006 | Education & Training

THE quarrying industry took a major technological step forward last month with the launch of a new interactive online education resource aimed at schools.

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01 January 2006 | Education & Training

CHINA clay producers Imerys have agreed a £1 million deal with Cornwall College for a five-year programme that will see about 800 operational staff and 150 managers assessed and accredited to...

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01 January 2006 | Education & Training

PROSKILLS has been awarded its licence to become the new Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector.

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01 November 2005 | Education & Training

AS part of last month’s National Construction Week (6–13 October), during which young people were given the chance to experience the wide range of employment opportunities available to them in the...

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01 August 2005 | Education & Training

ON 6 July Proskills, the new Government-backed skills and training organization for the process and manufacturing industries, was recommended to receive a licence to operate from the Education and...

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01 August 2005 | Safety, Health & Environment

Teign School in Devon is incorporating the restoration and biodiversity work of WBB Minerals into it’s A-level curriculum.

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01 July 2005 | Education & Training

AT the recent series of half-day events held around the UK, over 95% of attendees supported the formation of Proskills, the prospective sector skills council that will work with government to...

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01 March 2005 | Education & Training

Proskills has moved a step closer to gaining its Sector Skills Council (SSC) licence in July 2005 with the appointment of a board of directors and a chairman.

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01 December 2004 | Quarrying

THE Nordberg Travelling Scholarship for 2005, which is worth between £1,500 and £2,000, is currently being offered to any member of The Institute of Quarrying aged between 21 and 30 years.

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