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Annual Dinner 2020

25 Jun 2020 19:00

Our Annual Dinner and Awards Evening will be held at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, on the Thursday 25th June.

PRECAST2020

05 Nov 2020 08:30

Our annual PRECAST conference and exhibition is the only industry specific precast concrete event in the UK. The event will take place back on home ground at the Leicester Tigers Stadium on Thursday 5th November 2020.

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Loughborough University’s School of Architecture Building and Civil Engineering - the 3D Concrete Printing Process

21 Feb 2020

In January 2020, British Precast held discussions with research students and senior staff at Loughborough University’s School of Architecture Building and Civil Engineering and toured their industrial scale research laboratory. Recent research focusing on off-site fabrication of concrete components using 3D Concrete Printing (3DCP) and samples of products and test manufacturing were on show and the University is advancing a number of projects, including work under the 'Transforming Construction’ arm of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Event Reminder: NHBC Building For Tomorrow Roadshows 2020 Start Next Week!

18 Feb 2020

Modern Masonry will be providing a seminar session at all 8 NHBC Building for Tomorrow 2020 events focusing on the possible effects and influence of Part L 2020 on Masonry homes and what homes could look like following The Future Homes Standard, Part L, SAP 11 and the National Design Plan.

Diabetes Risk and Liability in the Workplace

20 Jan 2020

Diabetes is an invisible condition posing often unrecognised health and safety risks to companies. Civil and criminal liability could follow if steps have not been taken to identify and eliminate the risk.

HSE Guidance On Welding Fumes

08 Jan 2020

In February 2019, HSE issued a safety alert to inform industry of a change in relation to the control expectations for exposure to welding fume including that from mild steel welding. This followed new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer that exposure to mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer in humans.

BetonTage: Concrete Construction Of The Future

03 Jan 2020

On the 18th and 19th February 2020 you are invited to attend the 64. BetonTage. Experience the leading European congress for building with concrete and concrete elements. Around 2,300 industry colleagues will meet at the Edwin-Scharff-Haus Congress Centre for advanced professional training and exchange among colleagues.

ICE (Embodied Carbon) Database

02 Jan 2020

A new revised version of the Inventory for Carbon & Energy, the most popular database used by architects, contractors and asset owners, has been published.

Health & Safety Leadership Seminar: In Review

01 Dec 2019

This year we were asked by CHARGE if they could join with us and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in our Leadership “SHAD” day which we held at the Jurys Inn, East Midlands Airport on 28th November.

Note to Editors

British Precast is the trade association for precast concrete manufacturers and members of the supply chain. The main aims of the federation are to promote precast concrete in the construction market and to disseminate information, through a range of industry representation and by shared knowledge, to add value to its member companies. With a growing membership of over 60 precast concrete manufacturer members, and more than 100 supply chain organisations, members' interests are continually developed through our team of dedicated professionals who have extensive connections with organisations in the UK and worldwide.

British Precast is an affliate of the Mineral Products Association (MPA), the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.
 
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