Northern Ireland

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MPANI Profile

The Mineral Products Association Northern Ireland (MPANI) is Northern Ireland’s top trade association for the quarrying industry.

Formerly known as Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland (QPANI)

We are part of the award-winning Mineral Products Association, representing our members’ interests on policy, planning and technical matters with government departments, local authorities, professional trade bodies and other key audiences at European, national and local levels.

In Northern Ireland our members produce more than 90% of aggregates extracted – sand and gravel and crushed rock as well as non aggregate minerals such as agricultural and industrial lime including limestone, clay and shale for cement. This includes:

  • Aggregates production 95% 95%
  • Asphalt and bitmac 95% 95%
  • Ready mixed concrete 95% 95%
  • Concrete products manufactured 90% 90%

Executive Committee

NameMPANI PositionCompany
Eamonn FinneganChairmanBreedon Cement Ireland
Simon McDowellVice ChairmanKilwaughter Minerals Ltd
Gordon BestCommittee MemberMPANI
Paul BroganCommittee MemberMcQuillan Companies
Paddy ClarkeCommittee MemberF P McCann Ltd
Brian CurtisCommittee MemberCurtis Concrete Solutions
William DohertyCommittee MemberCreagh Concrete Products
Colin EmersonCommittee MemberNorman Emerson Group
Clive GrudgingsCommittee MemberLafarge Ireland Ltd
Damien KeenanCommittee MemberP Keenan Roads
John McReynoldsCommittee MemberNorthstone (NI) Ltd
Paddy MohanCommittee MemberQuinn Building Products
Stephen RobinsonCommittee MemberRobinson Quarry Masters
Eamonn SweeneyCommittee MemberNorthstone (NI) Ltd
Mark WalshCommittee MemberWhitemountain
Fiona TaggartSecretarial supportMPANI