Technical

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world. Precast concrete covers all factory-made concrete products from mass produced blocks, paving and roof tiles, to massive customised bespoke units.

As the trade association representing manufacturers, British Precast conducts technical work in collaboration with and on behalf of our members. Specific technical work on particular product is addressed by Product Associations and overarching issues for all precast production is driven by British Precast.

On the links below, find out more about precast concrete and the work we do.

British Precast welcomes UK Concrete’s ‘Beyond Net Zero carbon’ framework announcement

22 Jun 2020

British Precast welcomes the UK concrete industry’s decision to develop and adopt a new carbon roadmap to deliver a ‘net negative’ industry by 2050. The announcement means the concrete industry is not only committing to meet the UK target of ‘Net Zero’ by 2050 but is also committing to removing more carbon from the atmosphere than the industry emits each year.

MPA Calls for Reform of Mineral Planning System

12 Jun 2020

The Mineral Products Association has today published a policy paper calling for reform of the mineral planning system to ensure future supply to support housing and infrastructure construction, manufacturing and other key strategic sectors of the economy.

Making the Link to Mineral Products

04 Jun 2020

It is more important than ever to make the link to the essentiality of our products and the benefits they bring to the nation. MPA are posting a series of 'Essential for' images on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn channels. Read more...  

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