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  • Old faithful retires.

    27 October 2021
    Old faithful retires. Old faithful retires.After 21 years of service, the oldest truck in the fleet, EKZ 2694, finally hangs up the chutes. This old truck's life span and the condition is an absolute credit to its long-term driver Iain McFetridge. Today is a mix of e...
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  • Greg joins our busy Mixer team

    26 October 2021
    Greg joins our busy Mixer team Greg joins our busy team of mixer drivers dedicated to providing an essential service to the construction industry. He moves from hauling stone from the quarry face to the primary crusher to delivering ready mixed concrete to our customer's site...
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  • Northstone welcomes William McLaughlin

    12 October 2021
    Northstone welcomes William McLaughlin Northstone welcomes William McLaughlin to our fleet of owner-drivers. The ready- mixed concrete industry is nothing new to William as he is the son of our respected owner-driver, Samuel McLaughlin. William will work alongside his father in the w...
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  • Congratulations to Jamie McGall

    07 October 2021
    Congratulations to Jamie McGall Congratulations to Jamie McGall our concrete batcher man in Ballymena. He and his wife Jez, welcomed a new addition to their family at 14.45 on the 14th September.Finley McGall weighed in at an impressive 9.1lbs, a baby brother for Jake, Emelia ...
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  • Emma Hughes Wedding

    05 October 2021
    Emma Hughes Wedding Congratulations to Emma Hughes (now Emma Hopkins), who tied the knot on Tuesday 21st September. Emma works at the reception in our head office in Croaghan, and she’s also the daughter of a long-time Northstone Employee and Croaghan Quarry Manage...
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  • Belfast City Marathon

    04 October 2021
    Belfast City Marathon What A Day!!Congratulations to the five Northstone Relay Teams and two 8 mile walkers who took part in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon yesterday in aid of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. Reports are that all had a fun day, the weather wa...
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  • Balmoral Show

    28 September 2021
    Balmoral Show We want to say a big thanks to everyone who came to speak with us at our stand at the Balmoral Show. An even bigger thanks to those who donated to our Charity Partner, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland!This is the first year we have taken part in th...
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  • Causeway Coastal Half Marathon

    20 September 2021
    Causeway Coastal Half Marathon A massive well done to the Northstone Team who took part in Cancer Focus NI, Causeway Coastal Half Marathon on Saturday. A great achievement. Some shots of the fantastic scenery and our team on the day!!Next up, Belfast City Marathon, Northstone...
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  • We welcome 7 members of CITB’s Woman in Construction

    17 September 2021
    We welcome 7 members of CITB’s Woman in Construction On Friday, 10th September 2021, we welcomed 7 members of CITB’s Woman in Construction. Our HSE Manager, Eleanor Forrest Reid, and various members of the Northstone Team planned a morning out for the ladies around our sites at Toome.The ladies ha...
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  • Airfield Site Recruitment Day

    16 September 2021
    Airfield Site Recruitment Day Another Great Success!!We would like to thank all attendees who came to our Airfield Site on Saturday 11th September to explore our operations in Toomebridge, and to find out about the range of careers currently available.We would also like to s...
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  • Congratulations to Patrick Flood and Chris Arkins

    13 September 2021
    Congratulations to Patrick Flood and Chris Arkins Congratulations to Patrick Flood and Chris Arkins on gaining their HGV qualification.Patrick and Chris were among the first to put themselves forward on the launch of this initiative; we commend them for fitting this in around their demanding sc...
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  • The Reel Deal

    09 September 2021
    The Reel Deal “The Reel Deal”The continuous downpours didn’t dampen the spirits of our 11 fishers who enjoyed a super evening on the Causeway Lass Boat, Sunday 5thSeptember. We are glad they all caught at least one mackerel! Monday evenings tea sorted.Keep ...
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  • Recruitment Day in Toome

    22 August 2021
    Recruitment Day in Toome Are you interested in a New Career?Join us on Saturday 11th September for our recruitment day in Toome!We have many exciting career opportunities available and encourage attendance from those interested in joining our team. We are currently seek...
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  • £500 Boost to Cancer Focus NI Appeal

    21 August 2021
    £500 Boost to Cancer Focus NI Appeal A 500 boost to theCancer FocusNIEmergency Appeal!MD Darren McMillan gets thechequebook outand donates a500 top upto the campaign.Weencourage everyone to text 70660 with the word FOCUS to donate 5 to the appeal!Keep your eye out for our wrapped m...
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  • Welcome To Our New Apprentices

    06 August 2021
    Welcome To Our New Apprentices Welcome to our new apprentices, Rebecca Simpson, Peter Gault, Aaron ONeill, David Purcell, Mark Emerson, and Odhran Canning. They joined the team on the 2nd August 2021.During week 1, they had the oppourtunity to visit locations, meet the senior...
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  • Sam McAfee Retires After 21 Years

    30 July 2021
    Sam McAfee Retires After 21 Years Happy Retirement, Sam!After 21 years of service, Sam decided to hang up the boots and the reflective jacket on his 65th birthday, 19th July 2021!Sam joined the company on the 8th June 2000 with former R J Maxwell Sons Ltd, interviewed by Ronnie...
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  • New Website Launched

    30 June 2021
    New Website Launched Welcome to our newly launched website for www.northstonematerials.com.To contact us please email enquiries@northstone-ni.com or alternatively you can give us a call on 028 7032 1100....
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  • Cancer Focus Trucks

    20 June 2021
    Cancer Focus Trucks We can now reveal that our Cancer Focus trucks are named Rosie Rebecca.Rosie has been named after Rosie Forsythe, Corporate Community Fundraising Manager for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. Following a draw, Rebecca has been named after our cre...
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  • Recruitment Day Success!

    17 June 2021
    Recruitment Day Success! Our recruitment day was a great success!We would like to thank all attendees who came to Craigantlet Quarry on Saturday to explore our quarry, and to find out about the range of careers currently available. We would also like to say a warm thank...
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  • Hutchinsons Sand Site Visit!

    15 June 2021
     Hutchinsons Sand Site Visit! St Oliver Plunkett Primary 5 pupils and staff thoroughly enjoyed their day at Hutchinsons Sand Site in Toomebridge on Tuesday 8th June.Highlights of the day included time spent in the sinking sand, a tour of the operations by Location Manager Pa...
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