Northern Ireland

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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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Have any queries about the work of the Mineral Products Association Northern Ireland, aggregates or the quarry products industry

Our Strategy

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

The UK concrete and cement industry has developed a roadmap to beyond net zero by 2050 – removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits each year.

You can download the roadmap from www.thisisukconcrete.co.uk.

Latest MPANI News & Publications

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...