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12May94 UK: ENGINEERING DATABASE FLOPS AS JUST 4,000 JOIN REGISTER.

Just 4,000 workers have joined the skills register for the engineering construction industry.The skills database was set up in October 1992 with the backing of industry unions and employers.But the poor response has disappointed employers and the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board which operates the register.But John Porter, director of the Engineering Construction Industry Association, is confident that there will be a steady flow of registration and renewal.He said: ...

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