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13 Jun 2019
British Precast published two new members’ guidance documents on the management of waste at precast factories.
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.
24 May 2019
Precast concrete factory carbon emissions, per tonne of production, have halved in eight years as the British Precast membership hits their 2020 target two years early. British Precast has published the 2019 edition of Sustainability Matters and significant progress is being made towards the sector's 2020 targets.
20 May 2019
After a year away, PRECAST2019 returned to home-soil and Leicester City Football Club’s iconic King Power Stadium. Sponsored by Trimble Tekla, the day promised to deliver the biggest and best the precast industry had to offer - and it didn’t disappoint.
14 Mar 2019
A number of guidance documents and updates were published by the UK Government in recent weeks, many of which are provided in the form of summaries and links...
14 Feb 2019
This week saw evidence published in the journal of Biological Conservation showing an alarming trend of insect species decline which, that left unchecked, could cause a collapse of the world’s ecosystems.
22 Jan 2019
The 31st December 2018 saw us say goodbye to Andrew Minson who has left British Precast and The Concrete Centre after 15 years of service to take up a role at the Global Cement and Concrete Association.
29 Nov 2018
A popular and informative event, this Autumn SHAD was focused on the movement of goods. Key speakers during the day included Andrew Bowker - HSE, Joy Graham - NASS, and Ronald Arnott from the DVSA.
23 Nov 2018
RBA has been at the forefront of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) for over 20 years and recognises the potential of concrete block permeable paving (CBPP) as a key, multifunctional SuDS technique.
15 Oct 2018
Entries for our 2019 Awards are open, and we're pleased to announce two new award categories!
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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