19 Jan 2023 10:00
Due to rail strike action and the high potential for disruption to travel arrangements for all involved, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the MPA Health and Safety Awards event which was due to take place on Wednesday 9th November. We are pleased to announce that it will instead be held on Thursday 19th January 2023 in London.
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26 Apr 2021
The UK’s concrete producers will be represented for the first time in one trade association to help accelerate the industry’s journey towards beyond net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
19 Apr 2021
This year’s ICT Convention / Symposium (The 49th) is titled “Net Zero Carbon Concrete“ and by any standards that is a most ambitious claim. More to the point, is it attainable? Who will be the winners and who the losers?
16 Apr 2021
The new 2021 digital edition of The Little Green Book of Concrete was officially launched on the 13th of April and is now available for download. This year’s edition is part of a European precast sector collaboration, headed by BIBM, bringing together sustainability professionals from multiple European countries to update the little books messages for a new decade.
08 Apr 2021
The precast concrete sector’s sustainability report for 2020, published today, shows significant progress across most key performance indicator targets, including carbon. Read more...
12 Feb 2021
MPA and British Precast have joined forces to launch a new Health and Safety Awards scheme for 2021. The new awards build on the success of the long established and highly acclaimed MPA Health & Safety Awards and retain many of the key elements associated with it.
06 Jan 2021
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of John Carter on Sunday 3rd January, aged 86.
16 Nov 2020
With the theme of ‘Look, Listen, Learn, Lead’, MPA & British Precast’s first virtual Health & Safety Leadership Conference took place on Wednesday 11 November, hosted by BBC Radio Presenter Sybil Ruscoe. The event launched MPA’s new ‘Vision Zero’, together with the associated values, strategies, targets and focussed on the leadership and behavioural change required to deliver them, drawing on the insights of leaders from within the industry and the workforce. Contributors also talked about what they had learnt, managing, and adapting to a Covid-19 environment.
13 Nov 2020
Due to this year’s challenging circumstances the decision was taken to move the annual PRECAST event online as a full weeklong programme of 10 webinars. This ambitious event should certainly be seen as a success with close to 500 hundred people being involved in the webinar programme across the week.
23 Oct 2020
New Event: The MPA and British Precast Health & Safety Leadership Conference is online this year. To be held Wednesday 11th November 2020. Register your interest to attend now.
12 Oct 2020
With World Mental Health Day on 10th October, it is more timely than ever to acknowledge that mental health and wellbeing issues can be experienced by individuals at all levels within an organisation as a result of personal and work related issues.