Welcome to the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society Website


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 President’s Message 2004
by Eamon Holton - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Review 2004
Luas - Dublin's Light Rail
by Eamonn Brady - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
Gold Mining at Omagh Minerals Ltd
by Nick Hardie (formerly Mine Manager at Omagh Minerals Ltd) - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2010
Aspiring To A Top Award - The Spire of Dublin
by Giles Worsley - Love it or Hate it, the Spire is attracting a lot of attention...
A Practical Guide to Environmental Impact Statement Complilation
by Fergus Gallagher, Kilsaran Concrete - Published in IMQS Extractive Ireland 2001
Conservation in Ireland
by Gerry Stanley, Geological Survey of Ireland - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
Annual Mine Rescue Competition 2010
By Pat Griffin, Health & Safety Authority. Published in 'EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY IRELAND' 2010 (IMQS)
A Geological Bicentenary
Gordon L. Herries Davis - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2006 (IMQS)
Quarry Safety Turning the Corner
by Pat Griffin - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003

Thanks to our Corporate Members





BAM Contractors Ltd.


Smiley Monroe Ltd