Mining and quarrying

There are approximately 160 quarries and sand pits which employ about 3,800 people in Northern Ireland. 

The quarry network supports the building of new homes, schools, colleges and hospitals as well as providing materials for the construction and maintenance of the road and rail network.



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Access to information

How to request information from the Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.