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
Huntstown Power Plant comes on stream
by Brian Kinsella - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
R Zone Mining Methods Galmoy Mine
by R.Roberts & J. Ryan - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2007 (IMQS)
Quarry Management Courses
by Laura McDonald - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
Mine Ventilation - an Overview
by Gerard Clear - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2006 (IMQS)
Tara Mines
by T McGurk, JH Ashton & M Flynn - Outokumpu Tara Mines Ltd. - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
How much Rock was Extracted to Build Your House
by John S Holmes, Roadstone Provinces Ltd. - Published in IMQS Extractive Ireland 2000
Modern Roads Network and its Impact on Archaeology and History
by Dáire O’Rourke - Senior Archaeologist NRA
Quarry Safety Turning the Corner
by Pat Griffin - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
The Casino at Marino
by Pauline Kennedy - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003

Thanks to our Corporate Members


 

 

ECI JCB

 

BAM Contractors Ltd.

 

Smiley Monroe Ltd