QPANI Environmental Conference & Awards Synopsis

October 13, 2008

Over one hundred delegates gathered in Cookstown on Wednesday 1st October for the annual QPANI Environmental Conference and Awards.

This years conference covered the many challenges that currently face the industry from Water Management, archaeology conditions, recycling and Environmental Performance to working within legal requirements. The Association were pleased to have the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) as partners in the conference proceedings and a strong theme of ‘Positive Partnership’ ran through the presentations of the day.

QPANI were delighted to have Dr Roy Ramsay (NIEA, Acting Chief Executive) opening the conference and assisting our sponsors in presenting this years Environmental Awards. The Conference also provided an appropriate platform for the launch of the ‘Wise Use of Water in the Aggregates and Quarry Products Industry’ publication which was jointly produced by NIEA and QPANI.