15 Nov 2021 11:30
Precast Week is back for 2021. After the success of our Precast Week 2020 online webinar series, it is returning for 2021. This year we are structuring the webinar programme around topics in the soon to be published UK Edition of The Little Green Book of Concrete.
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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.
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...