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
Dunsink Observatory
by Ian Elliott - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2007 (IMQS)
Waterwheels - the earliest form of water power
Dublin Port Tunnel’s Safety Features
by C G Staddon & J W. Flanagan - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2006 (IMQS)
The Extractive Industry and Environmental Assessments in the European Community
by Jon E. Kellet - The paper opens by illustrating the importance of the European Community (EC) as a...
Environmental Quality Objectives
by Declan Waugh - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
Sex, Symbol and Myth: Observations on the Irish Round Towers
by Roger Stalley - Ireland’s round towers have been the focus of more speculation and ...
View from the South
by Sean Finlay - published in Quarry 09 (QPANI & IQNI)
Whole Body Vibration
By Reddy Morley, Construction Safety Advisor. Published in 'EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY IRELAND' 2008 (IMQS)
Hillhead 2005 Booking Form
IMQS Field Trip - Booking Form
Luas - Dublin's Light Rail
by Eamonn Brady - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003

Thanks to our Corporate Members





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