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MPA’s ‘Vision Zero’ launched at inaugural MPA & British Precast Health & Safety Leadership Conference

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.

Precast Week 2020: A Post Event Review

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.

Precast Week 2020 - Register Now

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.  

Mark MacIntosh-Watson

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.

British Precast Publishes Sustainable Water Policy

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.

British Precast welcomes UK Concrete’s ‘Beyond Net Zero carbon’ framework announcement

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.

MPA Calls for Reform of Mineral Planning System

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.

Making the Link to Mineral Products

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...  

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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