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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06 Oct 2020
As a sector we have been ‘precasting’ concrete for over 100 years – But this year we are ‘webcasting’ it! British Precast are pleased to announce we are adapting our annual conference and exhibition ‘Precast 2020’ into a virtual event – PRECAST WEEK 2020: A series of daily webinars from 2 – 6 November.
15 Sep 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mark MacIntosh-Watson on 1st September 2020. As Chair of Interpave’s Technical Committee, Mark was exceptionally enthusiastic and diligent.
14 Aug 2020
British Precast, with the assistance of our Sustainability and Environmental Committee (SEC) has drafted a Water Policy which sets out a framework for more of our members to implement water management policies of their own. The policy focusses on Monitoring, Minimising and Prioritising the use of different water sources and protection of the environment through good water stewardship.
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.
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.
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...
02 Jun 2020
British Precast are now updating 'The Little Green Book of Concrete'. The pocket-sized book outlines what precast concrete can offer the architect, the engineer, the client, the financier and the insurer by summarising one hundred advantages of using the material.
15 May 2020
This week, MPA launched two new pocket guides, for Managers and Employees, which are bespoke to our sector. They are specifically designed to support members in keeping employees, contractors, suppliers and customers safe as site operations adapt to the restrictions of COVID-19 and become COVID secure.
30 Mar 2020
As a result of the guidance provided by the Government and Public Health England, all APA members will cease Aircrete product production as soon and as safely as possible while continuing to review the situation to act accordingly.
01 Mar 2020
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has launched UK Concrete, a new public and political advocacy vehicle for the UK’s concrete industry.