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12 May 2010 | Education & Training

THE JCB Academy has opened a waiting list for places at the unique £22 million regional centre of learning after becoming fully subscribed several months ahead of its September opening. 

22 April 2010 | SHE

THE Health and Safety Executive’s strategy ‘The Health and Safety of Great Britain \\ Be Part of the Solution’ has as one of its key objectives the promotion of worker involvement and consultation...

22 April 2010 | Education & Training

TEN geology students from the University of Leicester have been presented with bursary awards from Leicestershire-based construction materials giant Aggregate Industries.

14 April 2010 | SHE

A MODERN-day version of one of the world’s oldest engineering wonders has been installed at the new JCB Academy, where it will be responsible for generating the majority of the centre’s...

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...

11 March 2010 | Education & Training

HALF-price Driver CPC-compliant Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) training for the aggregates sector will only be available for training delivered before 31 March 2010, after which further...

19 February 2010 | Education & Training

The second ‘Quarry Question Time’ organized by the Derbyshire Branch of the Institute of Quarrying was held last night (18 February) at the University of Derby on the theme of ‘Health, Safety and...

10 February 2010 | SHE

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...

27 January 2010 | Education & Training

THE Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has issued a ‘call for papers’ for its forthcoming BULK2010 Technical Awareness Seminar, which this year takes place on 13–14 May at the...

25 January 2010 | Education & Training

FOLLOWING the recent establishment of the Institute of Quarrying Middle East meeting group, CDE Global will be hosting the region’s third technical evening which takes place in Fujairah on 16...

18 January 2010 | Education & Training

Reducing risk whilst prolonging tyre life has always been an integral part of OTR’s TotalTyreLogic earthmover tyre-management service, but customer demand has seen OTR develop a full tyre safety...

29 December 2009 | Education & Training

THE EIG Bursary 2009 has been awarded to students from Camborne School of Mines and Durham University in support of their extractive industry research.

21 December 2009 | Education & Training

THE sixteenth biennial Extractive Industry Geology Conference, which will take place in Portsmouth from 8–11 September 2010, has issued its first call for papers.

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...