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23 Nov 2021
The UK Version of the 2021 The Little Green Book of Concrete was officially launched during Precast Week and is now available for download. The ‘pocket-sized’ book outlines not only the sustainable advantages of precast concrete, but also the engagement of the industry to provide more sustainable, circular and decarbonized solutions for the built environment.
16 Nov 2021
For those who missed the inaugural MPA & British Precast Health & Safety Awards, or who want to watch again, the recording is now available to view on MPA’s YouTube channel.
11 Nov 2021
O.C.O Technology has achieved a sought-after Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its world-leading carbon negative manufactured limestone (M-LS) aggregate.
17 Sep 2021
Registration is now open to attend the MPA and British Precast Health & Safety Awards. This event will be held online and will be free to all to attend. This event will enable us all to share and celebrate the health and safety achievements within our industry over the last two years.
20 Jul 2021
We are proud to announce that, following the recent Annual General Meeting and Council meetings of the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT), MPA British Precast Technical Manager Mr. Colin Nessfield has been confirmed and appointed to the Office of Vice President of the Institute.
16 Jul 2021
The University of Leeds is currently recruiting students on to a part-time, distance learning Masters degree in Advanced Concrete Technology.
01 Jun 2021
The UK’s built environment sector is turning its attention to the embodied carbon in buildings, which - according to the World Green Building Council - accounts for 11% of our national total emissions. Concrete, whilst a default choice for many structures, is acknowledged as a carbon-intensive material and a focus for an industry challenged to develop a roadmap to net-zero.
26 Apr 2021
The UK’s concrete producers will be represented for the first time in one trade association to help accelerate the industry’s journey towards beyond net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
19 Apr 2021
This year’s ICT Convention / Symposium (The 49th) is titled “Net Zero Carbon Concrete“ and by any standards that is a most ambitious claim. More to the point, is it attainable? Who will be the winners and who the losers?
16 Apr 2021
The new 2021 digital edition of The Little Green Book of Concrete was officially launched on the 13th of April and is now available for download. This year’s edition is part of a European precast sector collaboration, headed by BIBM, bringing together sustainability professionals from multiple European countries to update the little books messages for a new decade.
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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