The Quarry Products Association welcomed Eamon Finnegan, Business Director of Lagan Products Northern Ireland, as their new QPANI Chairman
The Quarry Products Association welcomed Eamon Finnegan, Business Director of Lagan Products in Northern Ireland, as their new QPANI Chairman at their Annual General Meeting held in the Hilton Templepatrick.
Lagan Products sponsored the evening with members of the team attending presentations given by guest speakers, Angela McGowan (CBI); Lorraine Fleming (DfE) and Mark Patton (GSNI) which were very informative.
Eamon commented “It is a privilege to take on the mantle of Chairman from Colin Emerson of the Norman Emerson Group who did a fantastic job over the last 2 years in representing the QPA. I look forward to working with Simon McDowell of Kilwaughter Minerals, QPA Vice Chairman and Gordon Best, Regional Director of the QPA to continue to represent our fantastic industry”.
Notes on the QPA:
The Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland (QPANI) is Northern Ireland’s top trade association for the quarrying industry.
It is also 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.
95% of aggregates production
95% of Asphalt and bitmac
95% of ready mixed concrete
90% of concrete products manufactured
See www.qpani.org for more information