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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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21 Jan 2022
The latest edition of the ICT Yearbook has just been issued at the start of what is the Institute’s 50th anniversary year.
14 Jan 2022
CONCRETE COMBINED! We're delighted to announce that British Precast has merged with the UK's Mineral Products Association to represent the concrete industry and accelerate its journey to beyond net zero carbon emissions.
07 Jan 2022
MPA Precast welcomes a new Associate Member for 2022 - Stainless UK. Stainless UK is a specialist stainless steel manufacturer and supplier of both tie-bar / rock anchor reinforcement systems and bespoke fabricated elements for civil and geotechnical engineering projects.
23 Nov 2021
The UK Version of the 2021 The Little Green Book of Concrete was officially launched during Precast Week and is now available for download. The ‘pocket-sized’ book outlines not only the sustainable advantages of precast concrete, but also the engagement of the industry to provide more sustainable, circular and decarbonized solutions for the built environment.
16 Nov 2021
For those who missed the inaugural MPA & British Precast Health & Safety Awards, or who want to watch again, the recording is now available to view on MPA’s YouTube channel.
11 Nov 2021
O.C.O Technology has achieved a sought-after Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its world-leading carbon negative manufactured limestone (M-LS) aggregate.
17 Sep 2021
Registration is now open to attend the MPA and British Precast Health & Safety Awards. This event will be held online and will be free to all to attend. This event will enable us all to share and celebrate the health and safety achievements within our industry over the last two years.
20 Jul 2021
We are proud to announce that, following the recent Annual General Meeting and Council meetings of the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT), MPA British Precast Technical Manager Mr. Colin Nessfield has been confirmed and appointed to the Office of Vice President of the Institute.
16 Jul 2021
The University of Leeds is currently recruiting students on to a part-time, distance learning Masters degree in Advanced Concrete Technology.
01 Jun 2021
The UK’s built environment sector is turning its attention to the embodied carbon in buildings, which - according to the World Green Building Council - accounts for 11% of our national total emissions. Concrete, whilst a default choice for many structures, is acknowledged as a carbon-intensive material and a focus for an industry challenged to develop a roadmap to net-zero.
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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