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 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

Latest MPANI News & Publications

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...