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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

Response to the Public Discussion on Environmental Strategy for NI, December 2019
October 13, 2020
Response to Business Rates Consultation November 2019
October 13, 2020
Response to DAERA Marine Plan for NI
June 15, 2018
Response to Department of Finance Briefing on NI Budgetary Outlook 2018-20
January 25, 2018
Response to Industrial Strategy
April 15, 2017
Response to Rethinking Rates
February 15, 2017
Response to Call for Evidence on Mineral Dev PD
May 3, 2016
Response to Call for Evidence on Removal of Petroleum Exploration PD
January 13, 2016
Response to Draft Budget 2015-16
December 15, 2014
Minerals Section of SPPS Consultation Paper
April 15, 2014
Response to DOE Noise Policy
February 14, 2014
Response to SPPS Consultation VPS
February 4, 2014