Mining and quarrying trade associations
Trade and Support Organisations
ABMEC is a trade group that represents mining equipment companies, including manufacturers, designers and service providers.
BAA is a trade group that represents independent quarries.
BMAPA represents marine aggregate producers and is part of the Mineral Products Association (see below).
IOM3 aims to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies, mineral and petroleum engineering and extraction metallurgy, as part of the worldwide materials and mining community.
IQ is a global trade organisation representing those involved in quarrying, construction materials and related industries. They have branches in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
MAUK is a trade group that represents non-energy industrial mineral underground companies.
MPA is a trade group for those supply crushed rock, sand and gravel, lime, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, mortar, silica sand, slag, recycled aggregates and construction and quarry plant.
The Salt Association is a trade group that represents UK-based salt producers.
SAMSA represents UK-based silica producers and those who rely on the material. SAMSA is part of the Mineral Products Association (see above).
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