exploring the future for minerals and people

Minerals Matter

Minerals Matter (formally Inspiring Futures) is a new initiative, facilitated by the MP Futures division of the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC), which aims to attract the next generation of talented young people to the minerals and mining sector.

Project aim

Create a mechanism that will enable and assist all employers in the sector to engage with local schools, colleges and universities, promote the sector, dispel myths and show that we can offer diverse and engaging careers to potential or future employees

This project, which is free to all MPQC members and intially funded by MPQC.

Download this short brochure to find out more about the project and how you can get involved.



If you are interested in registering to be inducted as an Industry Ambassador this can be done via Eventbrite.


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Some of the Industry Ambassador training we have completed






 Download the latest Minerals Matter presentation