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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22 Nov 2019
The 2019 winner of the British Precast Creativity in Concrete Award is Bennetts Associates. Over many years Bennetts Associates have created numerous buildings of the highest quality using concrete in an honest, structurally expressive, sustainable and creative manner.
20 Nov 2019
The MPA Health and Safety Conference & Awards was a very well attended event with over 250 delegates from the wider industry. The key theme for the day was Clearer, Simpler, Smarter.
11 Oct 2019
The new Concrete Centre ‘Offsite Concrete Construction’ guide is now available to download from the Concrete Centre, British Precast and British Precast Architectural and Structural (BPAS) websites.
13 Sep 2019
Congratulations to our Technical and Product Association Manager, Colin Nessfield, who has been awarded Fellowship of the Institute of Concrete Technology.
03 Sep 2019
The British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) has now published a blog with further details about the main concerns associated with uncertified precast drainage products. The new blog offers some background on the main European and British standards for precast pipeline products and why third-party certification to BS 5911-3 and appropriate CE Marking documentation is necessary.
28 Aug 2019
The Precast Flooring Federation have published a second Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), detailing the environmental impact of 1m length of precast concrete T-Beam from cradle-to-grave. All British Precast EPDs are verified to EN15804 by Europe’s largest verification body Institut Bauen und Umwelt (IBU).
09 Jul 2019
Each year, during our Annual Dinner and Best Practice Awards, British Precast present an Outstanding Contribution Award to a nominated representative.
01 Jul 2019
On June 27th we held our Annual Dinner and Best Practice Awards at the Marriott Hotel, Leicester. Alan Smith, British Precast's President, opened the evening with a welcoming speech. Throughout the night, our members were kept amused by our Toastmaster Norman Brown, and two accomplished magicians.
18 Jun 2019
Climate Change Levy is a tax paid on electricity, gas and solid fuels (such as coal, lignite, coke and petroleum coke) consumed by industrial, commercial, agricultural and public service businesses. It was introduced in 2001 and is paid through electricity, gas and fuel bills.
14 Jun 2019
British Precast Architectural and Structural have published a third EPD, detailing the environmental impact of 1m2 of brick-faced precast concrete cladding from cradle-to-grave.