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19 Jan 2023 10:00
Due to rail strike action and the high potential for disruption to travel arrangements for all involved, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the MPA Health and Safety Awards event which was due to take place on Wednesday 9th November. We are pleased to announce that it will instead be held on Thursday 19th January 2023 in London.
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21 Nov 2022
BS5911 series of standards specifies requirements for concrete drainage products providing both a performance and manufacturing specification. This article discusses the principal changes to BS5911-3:2022 as some important updates have been made.
27 Oct 2022
The MPA UK Concrete Golf Day, held on Wednesday 14th September, was a fun environment for members and guests to network while playing golf and enjoying a BBQ at The Warwickshire Golf & Country Club
29 Sep 2022
Developed in partnership with MPA Masonry and MPA Precast, and delivered by University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products, a leading provider of construction materials courses, with distance learning, class-based teaching and on-site training with an employer.
24 Jun 2022
After two years away the Precast & Masonry Expo returned, on the 16th of June 2022, this year at the fabulous Coventry Building Society Arena. Close to 200 members of the precast and masonry supply chain descended on the Midlands to share knowledge, network, and ask questions which will help shape the agenda for the second half of 2022 and beyond.
24 Jun 2022
MPA Precast are supporting Loughborough University and their Digital Concrete 2022 event.
24 Jun 2022
On Friday 27th May, the Institute of Concrete Technology welcomed representatives from the Vietnam Institute for Building Materials to the UK .
10 Jun 2022
A new apprenticeship dedicated to concrete Masonry and Precast production will accept its first intake this October.
29 Mar 2022
The Institute of Concrete Technology will be holding a 'one-off' convention to celebrate 50 years of the Institute. To be held on the 23rd June 2022 in London.
17 Mar 2022
The University of Derby are now taking applications for a new qualification developed for MPA Masonry and Precast product manufacture with the University of Derby specifically for our industry within the highly successful extractives Higher Apprenticeship.
18 Feb 2022
Futurebuild brings together the brightest minds, the disruptive thinkers and most exciting innovators to transform the industry. Come and ask queries of our technical experts, help yourself to best-practice guidance. Visit us at on stand F60.
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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