Web Address: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/PolymerProcessingResearchCentre
The Polymer Processing Research Centre is a multi-disciplinary research group based at Queen's University in Belfast. Within the Centre there is the expertise and facilities required to meet the priorities of the polymer industry and to carry out both fundamental and applied research in polymer processing.
Web Address: http://www.investni.com
Invest Northern Ireland is part of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment and provides strong government support for businesses by delivering the Government's economic development strategies. Its aim is to grow the economy by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. It principally supports businesses in the manufacturing and tradeable services sectors.
Web Address: http://www.hse.gov.uk
HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. It is an independent regulator and act in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.
Web Address: http://www.hsa.ie
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is the national body in Ireland with responsibility for securing health and safety at work. It is a state-sponsored body, established under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act and it reports to the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation.
Web Address: http://www.britsafe.org/home.aspx
The British Safety Council is one of the world's leading health, safety and environmental organisations. Its mission is to keep people healthy and safe at work.
Web Address: http://www.quarrying.org
The Institute of Quarrying is the international professional body serving members, who are either employed in, or supplying to, the aggregate products, cement and recycling industries.
Web Address: http://www.imqs.ie
This flourishing Society was founded in 1958 to provide a focal point for all those working in the extractive industry in Ireland. The membership is drawn from all sectors of the industry, ranging from exploration geologist to equipment suppliers. As such, it has a unique role in the country as a forum for contact between the different branches of the industry, enabling it to reflect the industry views in a co-ordinated manner and is recognised as a significant representational body with over 330 full Society members at present.
Web Address: http://www.qpani.org
The Quarry Products Association Northern Ireland (QPANI) is Northern Ireland’s top trade association for the quarrying industry. It is part of the award-winning Mineral Products Association, representing its 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.
Web Address: http://www.britishchambers.org.uk
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is the national body for a powerful and influential Network of Accredited Chambers of Commerce across the UK; a Network that directly serves not only its member businesses but the wider business community.
Web Address: http://www.iod.com
The Institute of Directors is Europe's largest membership organisation for business leaders. Established in 1903, the IoD has been representing senior level professionals since our Royal Charter in 1906, earning us our trusted reputation as the business network for leadership.
Web Address: http://www.aggbusiness.com/default.asp
Aggregates Business Europe was launched in 2007 to meet the information needs of the increasingly complex, competitive, and regulated European quarrying sector and provide it with an independent voice and source of information. Published six times a year, Aggregates Business Europe reports on quarrying best practice in both Europe and the rest of the world, new legislation and business news.
Web Address: http://www.hub-4.com
The HUB 4 website is a single destination web portal providing access to a wealth of up to date global information on the Bulk Materials Handling, Recycling and Quarrying Industries. Reporting on processing solutions and turnkey projects within the Aggregate, Recycling and Material Handling Industries; encompassing a wide range of topics including secondary aggregates, recycling of bulk materials, C & D waste management, landfill, concrete, coated materials, specialist contractors and plant hire sectors.
Web Address: http://www.european-rubber-journal.com
European Rubber Journal magazine has been reporting on the world's rubber industry since 1884. Published six times a year, the magazine provides details of all of the important commercial and technical developments within this business, one of the world's most dynamic and globally integrated industrial businesses.
Web Address: http://www.quarrymanagement.com
Quarry Management magazine has been the official monthly Journal of The Institute of Quarrying for more than 90 years. Each issue contains timely, relevant and topical coverage of all the key issues, developments and advances in the aggregates sector. For the latest online news, jobs and events visit Agg-Net.com - The Aggregates and Recycing Information Network.
Web Address: http://www.wrap.org.uk
WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) works in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help businesses and individuals reap the benefits of reducing waste, develop sustainable products and use resources in an efficient way. WRAP was established in 2001 in response to the UK Government's Waste Strategy 2000.
Web Address: http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather
BBC Weather in association with the Met Office provides current conditions and forecasts for the UK and the world. Includes background material about weather including climate change, glossary, calculators etc.
Web Address: http://www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is the Government organisation that supports UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.
Web Address: http://www.quarrysafe.com
This website has been created for the UK quarrying industry as part of the Target Zero initiative to give easy access to material and guidance developed for improving the management of occupational health and safety. This work offers a systematic approach to managing health and safety within the context of overall business effectiveness, as reinforced in the following vision and key indicators of good health and safety performance.
Web Address: http://www.iom3.org
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, through characterisation, processing, forming, finishing and application, to product recycling and land reuse. It exists to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies, mineral and petroleum engineering and extraction metallurgy, as a leading authority in the worldwide materials and mining community.
Web Address: http://www.british-aggregates.com
The British Aggregates Association is run by people experienced in all aspects of the minerals industry. The association provides essential support to the independent sector and makes sure that their voice is heard at all levels of the UK and EU administrations. In addition to receiving highly skilled support, BAA members benefit from direct access to top decision makers and regulatory authorities.
The BAA is now the recognised voice of independent quarry operators.
Web Address: http://www.bmapa.org
The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) is the trade association for an industry that works 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year helping to satisfy Britain’s needs for aggregates.
Web Address: http://www.mineralproducts.org
The Mineral Products Association is the trade body for the UK's aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.
Web Address: http://www.nssga.org
NSSGA is the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association. On Feb. 12, 2001, the National Stone Association and National Aggregates Association merged to become the NSSGA. The association represents the crushed stone, sand and gravel-or construction aggregates-industries. Our member companies produce more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel consumed annually in the United States. Nearly two billion metric tons of aggregates were produced in 2010 at a value of approximately $17 billion, contributing $40 billion to the GDP of the United States. The aggreg
Web Address: http://www.defra.gov.uk
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs
Web Address: http://www.pitandquarry.com
Launched in 1916, Pit & Quarry magazine serves the multi-billion-dollar aggregates mining industry. It offers its readers informative articles about the equipment and technology used by producers of crushed stone, sand and gravel.
Web Address: http://www.bulk-online.com
This Portal is an international Engineering Directory, Buyers Guide and Search Engine offering information for the worldwide powder and bulk solids handling & processing community.
Web Address: http://www.dc-int.com
Since its inception in 1998, Dry Cargo International has become the leading source of market specific data for the international dry bulk market.
Dry Cargo International (DCi) is the only monthly magazine covering the dry bulk industry. It is essential reading for all senior executives and decision-makers in the industry, and is the leading source of vital market information.
Web Address: http://www.mariecurie.org.uk
Smiley Monroe is Proud to Support Marie Curie Cancer Care
Established in 1948 - the same year as the NHS - Marie Curie Cancer Care is a charity providing high quality nursing, totally free, to give people with terminal cancer and other illnesses the choice of dying at home, supported by their families. It runs nine Marie Curie Hospices across the UK offering free specialist care for patients and support for families.
Web Address: http://blue.srv2.com/~lisburn
Smiley Monroe is the Official Club Sponsor of Lisburn Distillery FC
Smiley Monroe became Club Sponsor of Lisburn Distillery in November 2010 and in 2011/12 we're looking forward to building on what was achieved together last season, when the club won the Cooperative Insurance Cup, finishing 6th in the Carling Premiership League.
Nicknamed 'The Whites' - the colour of their home kit - Lisburn Distillery, founded in1880 in west Belfast, is a semi-professional, Northern Irish football team playing in the IFA Premiership.
Web Address: http://www.cemanet.org
The Voice of The North American Conveying Industry since 1933
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) is a Trade Association serving North American manufacturers and designers of conveyor equipment worldwide since 1933. Member companies represent the leading designers, manufacturers and installers of conveyors, conveyor components, and material handling systems.
CEMA is an organisation focused on voluntary adherence to design standards, safety, manufacture and applications to promote the growth of our industry.
Web Address: http://www.marketingweek.co.uk
Marketing Week is a leading UK magazine for marketing jobs, marketing news, opinion and information. Covering advertising, media, PR and more.