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Construction Industry Golf Day 2020

27 Aug 2020 08:00

Construction Industry Golf Day, hosted by British Precast, in aid of CRASH Charity.

 

New Announcement: In line with Government advice on the Covid-19 pandemic, Board members of British Precast have taken the decision not to run the Construction Industry Golf Day in 2020. We hope to run the event in summer 2021.‚Äč

Annual Dinner 2020

01 Oct 2020 19:00

Our Annual Dinner and Awards Evening will be held at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, on the Thursday 25th June.

 

New Annoucement: In line with Government advice on the Covid-19 pandemic, Board members of British Precast have taken the decision not to run the Annual Dinner in 2020. This event is cancelled but will return in summer 2021.

PRECAST2020

05 Nov 2020 08:30

Our annual PRECAST conference and exhibition is the only industry specific precast concrete event in the UK. The event will take place back on home ground at the Leicester Tigers Stadium on Thursday 5th November 2020.

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Creativity In Concrete Award Winners 2019: Bennetts Associates

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.

Offsite Concrete Construction Guide

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.

Concern Over Uncertified Drainage Products

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.

Precast Flooring Federation Publishes T-Beam EPD

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).

Annual Dinner and Best Practice Awards 2019: In Review

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.

Members Benefit From Changes To Climate Levy

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.

Construction Industry Golf Day 2019: In Review

13 Jun 2019

This year, British Precast returned to The Belfry for our Construction Industry Golf Day. Organised in support of CRASH, a unique, practical charity that assists homelessness and hospice charities with construction-related projects, creating places that care for people, the Golf Day offered a chance for our members to bring along guests, entertain their clients and find out more about British Precast.

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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