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
IMQS Annual Dinner Dance - Saturday 11th November 2017
IMQS Annual Dinner Dance - Saturday 11th November 2017 Tickets can be booked on line at http://www.imqs.ie/DinnerDance.aspx
Articles
Developing Indigenous Resources
by Sheila Layden, Gaoithe Saor Teoranta - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
The Tara Four
by Peter McParland - "The Tara Four"
Cheaper Electricity and Gas
by Kevin M. O'Dea - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
Waterwheels - the earliest form of water power
Published in 'EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY IRELAND' 2008 (IMQS)
Fort Dunree: from 1798 to the present Day…
by David Magee, Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2007 (IMQS)
In Conversation with SEAN FINLAY
Published in Machinery Movers Magazine Feb 2009
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2004 Quarry Visit & Essay Competition Regional Winning Essay
by Ruth Murphy, Regional Winner IMQS Essay Competition 2004
Diamond and Gemstone Exploration
by Cambridge Mineral Resources - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
Whole Body Vibration
By Reddy Morley, Construction Safety Advisor. Published in 'EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY IRELAND' 2008 (IMQS)

Thanks to our Corporate Members


 

 

ECI JCB

 

BAM Contractors Ltd.

 

Smiley Monroe Ltd