Welcome to the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society Website

Introduction

Welcome to the official website of the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society, the web forum for the independent society for people involved in all aspects of the Minerals Industry in Ireland.

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Dinner Dance

IMQS Annual Dinner Dance 2016

This annual took place on 26/11/16 in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

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The Environment

We are fully committed to ensuring that rock, sand, gravel and mineral extraction is undertaken in an environmentally compatible manner. 

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Mine Rescue

As demonstrated in Chile in 2010 a well organised mine rescue is vital to save lives, this is something the Irish mines take seriously.

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IMQS 2016 Review Available Online
 
 
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Becoming a Member

All persons involved in or associated with the Extractive Industry are welcome to membership of the Society, providing they satisfy the criteria specified in the Society Constitution. Application for the various Grade of Membership should be made on the Offical Application Form

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Latest News and Events
Articles
Control of Pollution from Chemicals used In Quarrying & Processing
by Brian Garvey - PRACTICAL MEASURES IN THE CONTROL OF POLLUTION FROM CHEMICALS USED IN QUARRYING AND PROCESSING
Section 261 - “All Quarries are Equal, but Some are More Equal than Others”
by Fergus Gallagher - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Review 2004
Good Environmental Practice in the European Extractive Industry
by Centre Terre & Pierre - a reference guide from 2000
The Environmental Impact of Blasting Operations
Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
Changing the Way we do Business
by Jim Holmes - Senior Inspector with responsibility for the Implementation of the Forthcoming Health and Safety at Work Act
The Carlow Fence
by Michael Conry - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2008 (IMQS)
Rock Bolting Methods and Equipment in Mining
Tuula Puhakka and Pekka Särkkä - ROCK BOLTING METHODS & EQUIPMENT
The Arigna Mining Experience
by Darerca Flynn - "The Arigna Mining Experience" is a unique community inspired initiative ...
Environments of Ireland
by Tony Killian - Ireland possesses a natural environment ...
“A Land Of Roses” - Clonmacnoise
Heather A. King - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2006 (IMQS)

Thanks to our Corporate Members


 

 

ECI JCB

 

BAM Contractors Ltd.

 

Smiley Monroe Ltd