Society relies on quarrying for materials we need to build our homes, hospitals, roads and more. You can find out more about what the industry contributes to society using the links on this page.
The mineral products industry provides nearly 30,000 jobs directly across the UK in a staggering variety of roles and supports even more indirectly through the industry’s spending on services. Jobs can exist at over 2000 quarries and associated manufacturing sites in the UK, as well as marine wharves, aggregate recycling operations and there are many roles in business management that take place behind the scenes. If you’re looking to switch careers, or to explore job opportunities in an exciting and vital industry, quarrying may be the answer for you. Explore our site to find out about the roles we offer, what qualifications are typically needed and find out about how people like you have succeeded in the industry.
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