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
A Family of Stone
by John Kilcoyne - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
Cheaper Electricity and Gas
by Kevin M. O'Dea - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2002
Rock Fragmentation System
by Mike McLoughlin - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
Mine Ventilation - an Overview
by Gerard Clear - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2006 (IMQS)
The Regeneration of O'Connell Street
by Mary Conway - If, of late, you were strolling the streets of Dublin and chanced to gaze up...
Issues Facing the Aggregates Industry in Ireland & Perceptions of its Future
by Joe O’Brien - Published in 'Extractive Industry Ireland' 2007 (IMQS)
IMQS President’s Message 2004
by Eamon Holton - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Review 2004
Planning Permissions and Environmental Impact Assessments - The Issues Involved
by Donal Enright - This paper takes an overview of the importance of the role of the planning system...
Quarrying - Environmental Impact Statements
by Bill Dallas - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003
A view from the UK "Irish Eyes are Smiling"
by Clare Santry - Published in IMQS Extractive Industry Ireland 2003

Thanks to our Corporate Members


 

 

ECI JCB

 

BAM Contractors Ltd.

 

Smiley Monroe Ltd