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  • Brian McGuigan Named BBC NI Sports Personality of the Year's Unsung Hero 2021!

    30 November 2021
    Brian McGuigan Named BBC NI Sports Personality of the Year's Unsung Hero 2021! Our very own Brian McGuigan was named as winner of BBC NI Sports Personality of the Year Unsung Hero 2021!!A massive congratulations from all at Northstone.Watch Brians award and interview here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/59464...
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  • Peter's 35 Year Service Award

    26 November 2021
    Peter's 35 Year Service Award Congratulations to Peter on reaching his 35-year milestone!Peter started his concrete career as a mixer driver in Carrickfergus in 1986. He drove a truck for 4 years until making the switch from delivering concrete to producing concrete, and in ...
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  • Julie and Ben's Wedding

    15 November 2021
    Julie and Ben's Wedding Congratulations to Julie and Ben, who tied the knot on 22nd October 2021!The new Mr Mrs McKendry celebrated with their family and friends at Orange Tree House, Greyabbey.Julie started with us as Miss Kernohan on 6th September 2021 as our Gradua...
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  • Laurence Fay's 25 Year Service Award

    13 November 2021
    Laurence Fay's 25 Year Service Award Congratulations to Laurence Fay who recently achieved his 25 Years service award.Laurence started his career as a mixer driver at Carryduff Concrete Plant in March 1996. He is now based in Ballynahinch and is a familiar face in the Down area, de...
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  • Davy Gets The Big Job!

    12 November 2021
    Davy Gets The Big Job! Davy gets the big job!We celebrate the success of one of our HGV drivers, Davy McCartney. On Saturday 6th November Davy was elected as chairman of the Motorcycle Union of Ireland UC.Davy has had a lifelong involvement in all aspects of motorcycl...
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  • Anti-Skid Installation at Coolmore Stud

    10 November 2021
    Anti-Skid Installation at Coolmore Stud Northstone Jockey Into Position!Coolmore Stud is headquarters of the renowned worlds largest breeding operation of thoroughbred racehorses.We were delighted to recently install anti-skid surfacing material within their 7,000 acre network of farm...
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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 trucks life span and the condition is an absolute credit to its long-term driver Iain McFetridge.Today is a mix of emo...
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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 customers sites...
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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 we...
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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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