News & Events
16 Jun 2022 09:00
The Precast and Masonry Expo 2022 hosted by UK Concrete, MPA Precast and MPA Masonry returns after a 2-year hiatus to a new home at the Coventry Building Society Arena on Thursday 16th June.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
22 Nov 2019
The 2019 winner of the British Precast Creativity in Concrete Award is Bennetts Associates. Over many years Bennetts Associates have created numerous buildings of the highest quality using concrete in an honest, structurally expressive, sustainable and creative manner.
20 Nov 2019
The MPA Health and Safety Conference & Awards was a very well attended event with over 250 delegates from the wider industry. The key theme for the day was Clearer, Simpler, Smarter.
11 Oct 2019
The new Concrete Centre ‘Offsite Concrete Construction’ guide is now available to download from the Concrete Centre, British Precast and British Precast Architectural and Structural (BPAS) websites.
13 Sep 2019
Congratulations to our Technical and Product Association Manager, Colin Nessfield, who has been awarded Fellowship of the Institute of Concrete Technology.
03 Sep 2019
The British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) has now published a blog with further details about the main concerns associated with uncertified precast drainage products. The new blog offers some background on the main European and British standards for precast pipeline products and why third-party certification to BS 5911-3 and appropriate CE Marking documentation is necessary.
28 Aug 2019
The Precast Flooring Federation have published a second Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), detailing the environmental impact of 1m length of precast concrete T-Beam from cradle-to-grave. All British Precast EPDs are verified to EN15804 by Europe’s largest verification body Institut Bauen und Umwelt (IBU).
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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