The aggregates and concrete products industry is an essential and strategically critical part of Irish society. The products produced by the industry enables us to provide places to live, places to work, places to play and much more. These products literally underpin our society. It is easy to regard a quarry as a hole in the ground. It takes a bit more imagination to appreciate that many of the good things of life come out of that quarry.
For example, the Irish aggregates and concrete products industry produces the essential materials for: