Monaghan sinkholes The mining is a cancer in our

1 ensp 0183 ensp Gyproc now owned by Compagnie de Saint Gobain a French construction giant has been active in Monaghan since the 1930s and a clay pit not far from the large open cast gypsum mine linked to

Saint Gobain Gyproc innovative worldwide leader in

4 ensp 0183 ensp Saint Gobain s Gypsum solutions are represented by 5 local brands Gyproc Placo 174 Rigips British Gypsum and Certainteed With over 14 700 employees Saint Gobain provides plaster and plasterboard solutions in 67 countries through 135 sites


5 ensp 0183 ensp Gyproc Making The Difference Gyproc Approved Plasterers Join the Conversation COVID UPDATE Our top priority is the health amp safety of our employees our customers amp all those we interact with following govdotie latest announcement we have ceased production amp logistics operations as of Mar 27th until Apr 13th

Meath Chronicle

Earlier today Drumgossat NS sent children home from school as a precaution In a facebook post and on its website the school advised that due to the collapse of the Gypsum Mine in the area of the community centre the school would close immediately asking all parents to collect their children as soon as possible and spread the word

Mining in Ireland

Mining in Ireland Ireland has a long association with mining Records of mining date back to the Bronze Age ca 2000 B C when southwest Ireland was an important copper producer and alluvial gold was also worked for the production of gold artefacts

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Local area to benefit from gypsum mining

9 ensp 0183 ensp Local and national construction will benefit from the mining of gypsum in a local quarry according to a Kingscourt based company Operations Director for Gyproc Pat O Connor was speaking after Gyproc Ireland announced it s investing €8million in its quarry in Knocknacran in South Monaghan He said that the amount of gypsum quarried in Monaghan

Digging for the truth as south Monaghan community

Digging for the truth as south Monaghan community fears mount An aerial image of the Gyproc open cast mine shows the close proximity of local houses to the open cast mine and the old mine shafts

gypsum ireland mining

Gypsum Wikipedia Gypsum is a common mineral with thick and extensive evaporite beds in association with sedimentary rocks Deposits are known to occur in strata from as far back as the Archaean eon Gypsum is deposited from lake and sea water as well as in hot springs from volcanic vapors and sulfate solutions in veins

Who we are Saint Gobain Gyproc

5 ensp 0183 ensp Who we are A World Leader in Plaster Dry Lining and Ceilings that improves well being in living spaces with innovative effective and sustainable systems and products building plasters and gypsum ceilings provide the highest quality wall lining partition wall and ceiling systems Our local focus coupled with our segmented approach

Navan Mine Tara Mine Navan An Uaimh Co

Navan Mine Tara Mine Navan An Uaimh Co Meath Leinster Ireland An underground zinc lead mine in the Navan ore body Owned by Tara Mines Ltd Produced 2 425 million tons of ore 1984 at 9 3 Zn amp 2 0 Pb Stratabound carbonate hosted Pb Zn ore

BPB Gypsum Industries Ltd Careers BPB Gypsum

Gypsum Industries Gypsum Industries is a market leader in plasterboard and plaster manufacturing in Ireland since 1936 Gypsum Industries mine gypsum from a deposit at Knocknacran Co Monaghan From this raw material an extensive range of plasterboards and plasters are manufactured at our production plant in Kingscourt Co Cavan


5 ensp 0183 ensp evidence and history of the mine to which were attached three appendices setting out technical data as follows Appendix 1 The geological setting of the Permian gypsum and anhydride deposits in the Kingscourt district counties Cavan Meath and Monaghan Piers R R Gardiner and Peadar McArdle

Exclusion zone around Magheracloone sinkhole in

18 ensp 0183 ensp Part of a disused gypsum mine has collapsed causing large cracks and sinkholes in an area around the local GAA pitch It s believed supports inside the old mine may have collapsed causing the subsidence An exclusion zone remains in place as a precaution with Geologists compiling a report for Monaghan County Council today

Saint Gobain Mining Ireland Ltd

11 ensp 0183 ensp Saint Gobain Mining Ireland Ltd operated an opencast gypsum mine in the townland of Knocknacran Co Monaghan and currently operates an underground gypsum mine in the townland of Drummond Co Monaghan The setting is rural with other surrounding land use being mainly agricultural with low density residential dwelling


11 ensp 0183 ensp Gypsum industry events news amp research Global Gypsum Ireland Gyproc has confirmed that it did not carry out subsidence monitoring on a disused County Monaghan gypsum mine which subsided in September 2018 damaging community buildings and sports fields The company revised its position on the checks after a fresh and detailed analysis of records following an investigation by the

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A mine collapse has resulted in children from a local national school being evacuated as a precaution Co Cavan and is owned by the Saint Gobain group In February of this the company announced a planned €8M investment which will create 44 short term jobs at


12 ensp 0183 ensp KILROOT MINE Carrikfergus Co Antrim Europe s largest zinc mine Employs almost 600 people Almost a quarter of Europe s annual zinc output LISHEEN MINE Co Tipperary GALMOY MINE Co Kilkenny IRISH GYPSUM MINE Kingscourt Co Cavan Mines on the island of Ireland and Dalradian project Mines currently operational Mines not currently


18 ensp 0183 ensp Canada The British Columbia government has granted an environmental assessment certificate for a 0 4Mt yr opencast gypsum mine in West Kootenay proposed by CertainTeed Gypsum Canada Construction of the project is expected to cost US 19m according to the Canadian Press Gypsum from the mine will be used to manufacture gypsum wallboard cement and plaster products

Pillars collapsing in old gypsum mine may have

ensp 0183 ensp Pillars collapsing in old gypsum mine may have caused Monaghan sinkhole A geological expert said that there was no evidence of further sinkholes but wasn t sure whether the

Gypsum Industries Limited IPPC Licence No 02

16 ensp 0183 ensp This Annual Environmental Report of Gypsum Industries Limited GIL covers the period from January 2011 to December 2011 Founded in 1936 and now employing 94 people Gypsum Industries Limited is situated close to the town of Kingscourt Co Cavan eighty five kilometres from Dublin In addition to the

Gyproc Ireland invests €8m at its Monaghan quarry

Building materials maker Gyproc Ireland is to invest €8m in Co Monaghan creating 44 short term jobs in the process The investment is aimed at getting its quarry in Knocknacran up and running

What is Gypsum Board – Gypsum Association

Gypsum board is the technical product name used by manufacturers for a specific board with a gypsum core and a paper facing and may be further described as follows Regular Gypsum Board – a gypsum board with naturally occurring fire resistance from the gypsum in the core or

Mining Engineering Jobs on Irishjobs

5 years experience in a similar role in a heavy industry such as sawmilling food and milling construction mining quarrying marine engineering etc PE Global are currently recruiting a Maintenance Fitter for one of our manufacturing clients based in Cork This is a permanent role offering great be

Irish Gypsum plans huge new underground mine

2 ensp 0183 ensp Irish Gypsum currently employs 350 people in Ireland These are divided between its Dublin business headquarters and its existing Monaghan opencast mine in Knocknacran The company manufactures a range of plasters and plasterboards at Kingscourt Co Cavan

School in Monaghan evacuated after sinkhole appears

The collapse of a disused Gypsum mine in the region has been cited as the cause of the subsidence While the school was closed immediately and an appeal was made for parents to collect their

Minerals in Ireland Minerals Potential Ireland

There is significant potential for industrial minerals In recent year s gypsum dolomite silica sand shale and fireclay have all been mined Additional modern day exploration has also identified deposits of coal barytes and talc Our publications contain more information you may also be interested in visiting the Geological Survey
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