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Quinn Building Products’ fleet replenishment programme reached another milestone this month with the delivery of 13 new Mercedes Tractor Units. The 44 tonne lorries include 12 for Quinn Building Products’ operations, and one for Quinn Packaging, another subsidiary of Quinn Industrial Holdings. Quinn Building Products’ new units include seven for Quinn Cement (six for bulk […]

The face of Irish construction is changing, with pressure on Architects, Specifiers, Contractors, Builders and Manufacturers mounting to provide more housing, better, faster, and cheaper. The challenges are not insignificant. The housing crisis certainly demands that we embrace rapid build solutions, but we cannot afford replicate the mistakes of the past, sacrificing quality and performance […]

   We’re aware of a perception in the Irish market that thermal blocks are all much the same, and there is a belief that if a particular thermal block is specified on a plan, it’s perfectly fine to use another thermal block in its place. It’s a practice that we know is happening on […]

Quinn Cement have upgraded their quality testing machinery with a recent six figure investment in a new PANalytical Zetium XRD (X-ray diffraction) XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analyser. The technology combines the functions of the existing quality testing machinery, and uses X-ray to analyse the properties of all process material throughout the cement manufacturing stages. Cement manufacturing […]

There are changes afoot in the European requirements for energy performance of buildings. These don’t come in the form of some wishy-washy broad sweeping statements, but will whittle down to the literal nuts and bolts of how we put our buildings together right here in Ireland. So to put it simply, everyone will be affected, […]

Representatives of one of the UK’s largest merchants’ buying groups, National Buying Group (NBG), recently visited Quinn Building Products’ facilities in Fermanagh and Cavan. Quinn Building Products presented plans to launch three new bagged cement products in the coming weeks. The new line will include General Purpose Cement, Master Grade Cement, and Premium Grade Cement. […]

A new careers initiative aimed at developing the skills of pre-college students was launched by Quinn Industrial Holdings this week, which will enable students from St. Michael’s College, Enniskillen, to explore opportunities and develop their skills in a variety of disciplines. The Programme aims to improve students’ employability by providing hands on experience in the […]

We’ve been asked how we ensure the quality of our cement products, and how we consistently continue to achieve this quality in the cement production process. Dr. Hoda Beltagui from our Technical Team explains the process in our latest Your Questions, Answered video. Cement Production Process Cement is the active ingredient in concrete. It’s the […]

What is nZEB and what does it mean for me?

Our technical team have recently received enquiries about nZEB, with uncertainty about what it means for Irish construction. So our Specification and Product Development Manager, Jason Martin, outlines what nZEB is and what it means for those who are challenged with meeting the new standards in our latest video. nZEB Origins nZEB stands for Nearly […]

Builders Merchants from across Northern Ireland recently attended a British Merchant’s Federation Health and Safety day, hosted by Quinn Building Products. Before their formal Health and Safety Northern Ireland Sub-Committee meeting, which was held in the Quinn Innovation Academy. Attendees were welcomed and addressed by Seamus McMahon, Sales and Marketing Director for Ireland with Quinn […]