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  • Steven and Eleanor, visit our Mountfield Concrete Plant and Block yard

    27 August 2022
    Steven and Eleanor, visit our Mountfield Concrete Plant and Block yard Our Sales Marketing Director, and our Head of HSE, Steven and Eleanor, visited our Mountfield Concrete Plant and Block yard this week for an SLI and site visit.Gabriel ONeill led the site tour highlighting all of the health and safety improveme...
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  • Eleanor Forrest Reid prepares for the London Marathon for Cancer Focus

    25 August 2022
    Eleanor Forrest Reid prepares for the London Marathon for Cancer Focus Run Eleanor, Run!!Our head of Health Safety, Eleanor Forrest Reid, is preparing to run the London Marathon for our charity partner, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.In preparation, and for a bit of fun, Eleanor will be attending the Parkrun at the...
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  • Our first golf outing of 2022

    24 August 2022
    Our first golf outing of 2022 Fore left!!Our first golf outing of 2022 took place on Sunday 14th August. We had seven participants in total from various departments within our business. Despite the weather conditions, all that attended had a great time, and are looking forwa...
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  • After 36 years in the concrete industry at Carrickfergus concrete plant, Peter Arkins decided to call time on the concrete business.

    15 August 2022
    After 36 years in the concrete industry at Carrickfergus concrete plant, Peter Arkins decided to call time on the concrete business. After 36 years in the concrete industry at Carrickfergus concrete plant, Peter Arkins decided to call time on the concrete business.Big Red, as he is known, will be greatly missed by both staff and customers for his dedicated work and gracious m...
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  • New upgrade at Gregg’s sand and gravel plant.

    13 August 2022
    New upgrade at Gregg’s sand and gravel plant. Upgrade complete!We recently replaced an old Finlay dewatering system with a new CDE EvoWash at Greggs sand and gravel plant.The EvoWash will enhance the quality of the sand by significantly increasing the effectiveness of the washing process.We...
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  • We invite you to Northern Ireland’s first of its kind educational event on all things Screed!

    11 August 2022
    We invite you to Northern Ireland’s first of its kind educational event on all things Screed! We invite you to Northern Irelands first of its kind educational event on all things Screed!A team of industry specialists will present on a wide range of screed related topics, with a QA session at the end.We believe that, given the increasing ...
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  • Band of Builders Charity Involvement

    10 August 2022
    Band of Builders Charity Involvement This is why we love our wee country!We were delighted to be involved in this project by the wonderful charity Band of Builders, a charity which provides support to members of the UK construction industry facing life-changing or limiting circumst...
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  • Northstone welcome Amy Wylie & Reece Lynch to the Northstone Team.

    04 August 2022
    Northstone welcome Amy Wylie & Reece Lynch to the Northstone Team. On the 1st of August 2022, we welcomed Amy Wylie Reece Lynch to the Northstone Team.Reece will join the team at Craigantlet Quarry while Amy heads to the team at the Tile Plant.In addition to the demands of the working day, Reece and Amy will c...
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  • 1st Phase of Major Scheme Completed!

    29 July 2022
    1st Phase of Major Scheme Completed! 1st Phase of Major Scheme Completed!Our Special Products Team has recently finished the 1st Phase on the current N81 Scheme in South Dublin for Principal Contractor, Kilsaran. The team has laid over 4,000m2 of buff High Friction Surfacing red c...
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  • John Wilson, CEO of Northstone NI, celebrates 35 years with the group.

    04 July 2022
    John Wilson, CEO of Northstone NI, celebrates 35 years with the group.  John Wilson, CEO of Northstone NI, celebrates 35 years with the group.Under Johns stewardship, through his previous role as Managing Director of Farrans, Managing Director of NSM and now as Chief Executive Officer of Northstone NI, our group has...
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  • Northstone welcomed Castleroe Primary School to Croaghan Quarry

    01 July 2022
    Northstone welcomed Castleroe Primary School to Croaghan Quarry We welcomed Castleroe Primary School to Croaghan Quarry on Friday, 24th June 2022.48 excited children and 5 members of staff were accepted for an educational morning filled with activities and presentations. Having enjoyed the morning, everyone ...
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  • St Oliver's Plunkett P5's Return to Hutchinson's

    30 June 2022
    St Oliver's Plunkett P5's Return to Hutchinson's St Olivers Plunkett P5s Return to HutchinsonsOn the 8th of June 2022, the Hutchinson site hosted the P5 class from St Oliver Plunkett Primary School. The sun shone and the children behaved impeccably. They enjoyed a visit around all the sites ke...
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  • Tuesday's 25th Anniversary with Northstone Materials

    29 June 2022
     Tuesday's 25th Anniversary with Northstone Materials Saturday 25th June 2022 marked Tuesdays 25th Anniversary with the company, joining the R J Maxwell business in June 1997.In 1999 she was promoted to the role of Administration Manager. Over the years, Tuesday has been responsible for many busine...
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  • N11 & N31 Pavement Improvement Scheme

    14 June 2022
    N11 & N31 Pavement Improvement Scheme The High Friction Surfacing Season has kicked off for Northstone with almost all 9,000m2 now completed on the N11 N31 Pavement Improvement Scheme in Dublin for Roadstone and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.We are excited to add MMA resin ...
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  • It’s World Bee Day!

    20 May 2022
    It’s World Bee Day! Its World Bee Day!In honour of world bee day, we visited our own Northstone Materials beehive to see how they are doing. Theyre still in their temporary hive, but as you can see, they look happy.Unfortunately, in the past few years, bee populati...
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  • Congratulations to Alister Clarke on reaching 35 years of service at Northstone

    20 May 2022
    Congratulations to Alister Clarke on reaching 35 years of service at Northstone Congratulations to Alister Clarke on reaching 35 years of service at Northstone.Alister started his career back in 1987, producing blocks in Ballygawley. He caught the driving bug for HGVs in 1994. On completing his HGV test, he started his long...
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  • 30 Years Service for George!

    25 March 2022
    30 Years Service for George! 30 Years Service for George!!George Irwin started at North Down Quarry in 1989, working for a subcontractor, hauling blacktop. The opportunity arose to join the company, and on 29th March 1992, he became a Tipper Driver.The first job George drew...
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  • Croaghan Quarry Trees Planted

    24 March 2022
    Croaghan Quarry Trees Planted The trees are in 6,750, to be exact!If youve been in and around the Coleraine area these past few weeks, you may have been lucky enough to spot the start of our tree planting venture at Croaghan Quarry!With the help of Tony and his team at NI F...
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  • A New MAN for Stephen

    17 February 2022
    A New MAN for Stephen Its a new Man for StephenOwner Driver Stephen Watton has taken delivery of a brand-new MAN 8x4 block off loader fitted with an atlas crane to work out of our Croaghan depot.Stephen joined Northstone some 25 years ago, and he then drove one of ou...
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  • Apprentice Story From Odhran Canning

    12 February 2022
    Apprentice Story From Odhran Canning I have been working at Northstone for 6 months, enjoying every moment. Stephen and the contracting engineering team helped me settle in very easily and put me at ease during my first few days. The team at Northstone were a great help in settlin...
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