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
Ministers Address 2004
by Mr John Browne, T.D. - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Review 2004
NRA Five Year Roads Funding Programme
National Roads Authority - NRA Chairman Welcomes Budget Allocation for Investment in National Roads in 2004 and Government Commitment to a...
Digging Deeper - Section 261 Planning Issues
by Sean Finlay, MD of TES Consulting Engineers, - Digging Deeper
Quarry Management Courses
by Laura McDonald - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
Re-cycling and the Aggregates Industry
by Frederick Z.W.Norman - Re-cycling has been around for many years...
Life Cycle Cost – The Benefits when used for Purchasing Plant and Equipment
by Bob Went - There are many approaches to reducing energy consumption
Luas - Dublin's Light Rail
by Eamonn Brady - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
The Inviolable Rock
by John Feehan, University College Dublin - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
Miracle in Mayo
by Tony Killian - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
Port Tunnel
by Dr. Gerald Bonner & Michael McLoughlin - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002

Thanks to our Corporate Members


 

 

ECI JCB

 

BAM Contractors Ltd.

 

Smiley Monroe Ltd