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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.
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.
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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