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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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  • Apprentice Story From Rebecca Simpson

    11 February 2022
    Apprentice Story From Rebecca Simpson I have gained a lot of experience within my first 6 months in different parts of the business (estimating, roofing, site visits etc.) and I still have a lot to learn. I feel supported as an apprenticeand although there is a lot of uni work to co...
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  • Apprentice Story From Aaron O’Neill

    10 February 2022
    Apprentice Story From Aaron O’Neill My first six months at Northstone has been nothing but fantastic! I knew from the first week that we were going to be part of something special and my mind hasnt changed. From starting in Craigantlet where I was trained up by James Harrison to n...
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  • Resin Bound Installation at the HQ for Alternative Heat

    21 January 2022
    Resin Bound Installation at the HQ for Alternative Heat At the end of the 2021 resin-bound season, Northstone Materials overcame challenging weather deadlines to complete this Scheme for the new HQ for Alternative Heat in Banbridge. Tight windows of opportunities were maximised in partnership with M...
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  • Christmas Foodbank Appeal

    19 January 2022
    Christmas Foodbank Appeal Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Christmas Appeal for the Trussell Trust Causeway Foodbank.Along with the 500 donated by the company, our employees gathered an impressive 258 worth of food.In total, we donated 430kgs of food, enough ...
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  • Concreting in Cold Weather Guide

    06 January 2022
    Concreting in Cold Weather Guide The coldest months are still ahead of us!The MPANI has released some valuable guidelines for concreting in cold weather.Read through the information below, which may prove invaluable during the colder months....
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  • George Anderson Retires

    22 December 2021
    George Anderson Retires After a working career spanning 49 years, George Anderson has decided to retire and finishes today, 22nd December 2021. He says, I wont miss the 4:30 am starts!George looks forward to spending time with the family and taking the dog on long beac...
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  • Lagan Dragons Official Opening

    17 December 2021
    Lagan Dragons Official Opening Lagan Dragons had the official opening of their new premises at the Stranmillis Embankment on Sunday 28th November. Nichola Mallon, DfI Minister did the honours in the sunshine.The Lagan Dragon ladies took over a derelict property and set about ...
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