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Welcome to the MPANI
Welcome to the home of the Mineral Products Association Northern Ireland*, working towards a secure future and a socially responsible aggregates industry.
MPANI is affiliated to the Mineral Products Association. The MPA is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.
*Formerly known as QPANI, Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland
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Quarrying is an essential part of our modern society and aggregates are a vital resource for economic growth and development, making a significant contribution to Northern Ireland’s prosperity and quality of life not least in helping to create and develop sustainable communities.
Economic impact of Geoscience Industry on NI Economy
The Ulster University Economic Policy Centre (UUEPC) was commissioned by the Department for the Economy (DfE) “to research the economic value and impact of the geosciences sector to the NI economy…”
MPA Sharing Good Practice
MPA’s ‘Sharing good practice 2019/20’ is available for download from Safequarry.com. The Guide includes the best entries from the 2019 Health & Safety Awards and links to short videos of the winners and runners up.
2019 Sustainable Development Report
MPA published its 2019 Sustainable Development Report which demonstrates the Mineral Products industry’s commitment to action on sustainability and evidence-based reporting.
Roadmap to Beyond Net Zero
You can download the roadmap from thisisukconcrete.co.uk
Proud of our Past. Embracing our Future
Looking to the Future:
Latest MPANI News & Publications
The briefing paper covers current Industry issues raised with the Minister at the meeting on the 27 April 2021.
The response focuses mainly on the delivery and performance of the planning system with regard to Mineral Planning and the impact that it has on our Members.
We are the foundation stone of homes, roads , schools and hospitals and play a vital role in creating employment and supporting and developing our communities. Our industry has a positive impact on the quality of life of every man, woman and child in Northern Ireland...