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01 December 2008 | Education & Training

SUCCESSFUL collaboration between the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), the Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) and the University of Derby, has been highlighted in a new CBI-Universities UK report...

31 October 2008 | Education & Training

MANUFACTURERS who work with schools and colleges have until the last week in November to submit their applications to deliver the new Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design for 14- to 19-year...

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16 October 2008 | Education & Training

INDEPENDENT educational charity The Smallpeice Trust has launched its new 2009 course timetable and is now seeking students to sample its ‘taster’ engineering courses.

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01 September 2008 | Education & Training

Sixty plant operatives at Kier Mining’s Greenburn OCCS, in East Ayrshire, have recently achieved level 2 Scottish NVQs in Construction and the Built Environment.

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20 August 2008 | Education & Training

HARPER Adams University College, one of the UK’s leading providers of higher education for the land-based industries, has announce a new partnership with Derbyshire-based Longcliffe Group, with...

11 July 2008 | Education & Training

A more consistent approach is needed by government towards skills development, the board of Proskills told Minister for Skills David Lammy this week, in light of a recent softening on the strict...

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25 June 2008 | Education & Training

IT has been announced this week that a share of a £62 million training fund is to be made available to extractives and mineral processing sector employers who sign up to Proskills’ ‘Sustainable...

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04 June 2008 | Education & Training

PROSPECTIVE students at Northern Ireland’s South West College now have an opportunity to enrol in an innovative new course that has been developed in co-operation with leading companies through...

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28 May 2008 | Education & Training

AEA Technology have been awarded a new government-funded contract worth up to £850,000 to manage a driver-development programme to support greener and safer driving among truck drivers in the...

23 May 2008 | Education & Training

The pending change in the qualifications framework has gained a great deal of national press attention recently with headlines screaming at the birth of the McDonalds A-level.

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23 May 2008 | Education & Training

The privatised off-shoot of the former UK Atomic Energy Authority, AEA Technology, has been chosen by DfT to project manage the SAFED Aggregates programme, ousting former manager Simon Management...

13 May 2008 | Education & Training

IN a new initiative aimed at strengthening the links between Aggregate Industries and the University of Leicester, the Markfield-based company has announced plans to sponsor students at the...

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29 April 2008 | Education & Training

The University of Exeter has appointed professor Frances Wall as the head of Camborne School of Mines (CSM) and she wants to shout about quarrying and mining’s sustainability successes.

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02 April 2008 | Education & Training

TEREX Construction have announced plans to build on the success of their first product training ‘Centre of Excellence’ by opening two new centres in South Africa and Central Europe, with the aim...

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19 March 2008 | Education & Training

LAST month Proskills hosted the launch of the £1.2 million Construction Skills Action Plan project for Scotland, which is designed to support training for companies in the building products,...

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