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Dr Nick Gorst: The Flood Expo

12 Sep 2019 14:00

Nick Gorst, Director of British Precast and Secretary of Interpave (www.paving.org.uk), is scheduled to speak on the second day of Flood Expo. Nick will talk about the development of concrete block permeable paving as a sustainable drainage (SuDS) technique in the UK and how permeable paving creates opportunities for innovative uses of water in urban design.

Safety and Health Awareness Day

30 Oct 2019 09:30

This annual autumn Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD) will focus on various aspects within the Industry. The day will look into HAV’s, Isolation, Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE), Mental Health awareness and the Safe Precast app.

Health and Safety Leadership Seminar

28 Nov 2019 09:00

Working with HSE and other trade associations under the collective banner of CHARGE British Precast is jointly hosting this seminar, which will focus on the positive leadership and management behaviours that drive improved health and safety performance.

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British Precast At Futurebuild 2019 - 5th-7th March

01 Mar 2019

The British Precast team will be exhibiting at Futurebuild next week between 5th-7th March at the ExCel London. With this year’s Futurebuild event focusing on tackling the biggest challenges impacting the built environment, our speakers will cover the topics of structural and construction, the future of the concrete industry and other high-level themes.

 

A Warm Welcome, A Sad Goodbye

22 Jan 2019

The 31st December 2018 saw us say goodbye to Andrew Minson who has left British Precast and The Concrete Centre after 15 years of service to take up a role at the Global Cement and Concrete Association.

Safety and Health Awareness Day

29 Nov 2018

A popular and informative event, this Autumn SHAD was focused on the movement of goods. Key speakers during the day included Andrew Bowker - HSE, Joy Graham - NASS, and Ronald Arnott from the DVSA.

Interlay to Host FREE Seminar

13 Nov 2018

Important changes on how to obtain Paving Installer CSCS cards have been introduced, and the ending of 'Grandfather Rights' for Installers are on the way...

Safety and Health Awareness Day

06 Nov 2018

RESERVE YOUR PLACE - Our next SHAD takes place on 27th November, and will be focused on the movement of goods.

Welcome to the Dundee V&A

14 Sep 2018

Scotland's first design museum is opening its doors this weekend to the public. This extraordinary building has received worldwide recognition, and is a testament to modern methods of construction, utilising first class technologies to achieve its design.

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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