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MPANI News, Consultations & Publications

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News & Publications

Proud of our Past. Embracing our Future

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...

QPA Northern Ireland to change name to MPA Northern Ireland

QPA Northern Ireland (QPANI) which was formed in 1998 has taken the decision to change its name to MPA Northern Ireland from 1 January 2019. QPANI is the trade association for the mineral products sector in Northern Ireland with 87 members employing just over 5000...

Quarry 2018 Industry Journal… Celebrating 20 Years

MPANI is delighted to present the latest Industry Journal: 'Quarry 2018'. It is with great pride that we present our 7th Industry Journal in what is the Association's 20th anniversary year. The journal brings together messages from industry; stakeholders and partner...

Quarry 2016 Industry Journal

MPANI is delighted to present the latest Quarry 2016 Industry Journal. You can download the PDF using the link, or view the publication directly below using the built in viewer. Please note, it may take a little time for the viewer to load the...

MPANI publish industry information for local councillors

MPANI has published and circulated an information brochure to local Councillors and Planning Staff highlighting the importance of the quarrying industry and wider construction materials sector in their Council area and the very specific planning needs our sector...

Consultation Documents

MPANI Response to Infrastructure 2050 – Draft Investment Strategy for Northern Ireland Consultation
April 4, 2022
MPANI Response to the OEP Strategy and Enforcement Policy
March 22, 2022
MPANI Response to the Housing Supply Strategy – additional questions
February 9, 2022
MPANI Response to the Environmental Strategy Consultation
January 12, 2022
MPANI Response to Draft Green Growth Strategy – Consultation
December 17, 2021
MPA Response to Diesel Phaseout consultation
October 29, 2021
MPANI Response to 10X Skills Strategy
August 19, 2021
MPA response to HMRC draft guidance on red diesel
August 18, 2021
MPA response to HMRC consultation on draft guidance regarding red diesel, June 2021
June 29, 2021
MPANI response to Energy Strategy, June 2021
June 28, 2021
MPANI Response to PMB on Climate Change, June 2021
June 14, 2021
MPANI response to the Planning Act Review, April 2021
June 8, 2021
MPANI Response to NI Budget, February 2021
February 25, 2021
MPANI response to DAERA Consultation on an NI Climate Change Bill, January 2021
January 5, 2021
Submission to Consultation on Red Diesel Rebate Removal, October 2020
October 13, 2020
Response to NI Building Regulations, October 2020
October 13, 2020
Response to the Ministerial Advisory Panel Questionnaire, September 2020
October 13, 2020
SONI Price Control Response (MNI), September 2020
October 13, 2020
Response to Economy Committee Inquiry into Energy Strategy, May 2020
October 13, 2020
Energy Strategy- Call for Evidence Response, January 2020
October 13, 2020