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blue bulletSafety & Health Awareness Day - 21 July 2015

 

The British Precast Safety & Health Awareness Day (SHAD) was held on 21 July 2015 at Tarmac Building Products, Stamford. This day was one of our biggest SHADs that we have held with over 100 delegates from 23 different member companies in attendance. Sessions were held on essential practical topics including Health, Conveyors, Isolation, as well as a session by the HSE on Incident Causation.

 

Our next SHAD this year will be aimed at directors, executives, leaders and managers. Further details will be available in due course.

 

blue bullet Annual Golf Day - 15 July 2015

   

Our annual British Precast Golf Day was held on 15 July at the prestigious Hawkstone Park championship golf course, Shrewsbury. We had a great turnout with 12 teams vying for the tournament prizes which were presented during the 3 course dinner in the evening. The day was a great success and we look forward to meeting members and guests again at next year's golf day!

We'd like to thank our sponsor of the day Elkem, prize sponsor CEMEX, and golf ball sponsor CPM Group. Photos and prize-winners list from the day are available to view here.

 

blue bulletAnnual Dinner Celebrates the Success of the Industry  

 

Our Annual Dinner was held on 24 June 2015 at the Leicester Marriott Hotel. Supported by CEMEX, the Dinner brought the industry together for an evening of entertainment and presentation of the prestigious Best Practice Awards. British Precast members who had submitted entries for the 4 award categories; Health & Safety, Innovation, Project, and Sustainability were all congratulated and the winners were announced as follows:

 

 Health & Safety Award: Aggregate Industries – for Load Security
 Innovation Award: HAVSco – for Hand/Arm Vibration Monitoring
 Project Award: Thorp Precast – for Admiral Headquarters, Cardiff
 Sustainability Award: H+H – for Energy Management System & Reduction

The winners of the award for Outstanding Contribution to Health & Safety were also announced during the evening. These were:

 Nick Moore – Brett Landscaping & Building Products
 Wayne Smith – Stanton Bonna Concrete
 Chris Dane – Brett Landscaping & Building Products
 Cebastone Workforce - Forticrete

The evening was a great success and plans are already underway to make next years celebrations bigger and better!

Photos from the event are available to view here.

 

blue bulletAnnual Review, Health & Safety Matters and Sustainability Matters 2015 Published

 

British Precast is pleased to announce the release of three of our publications which are available for download now.

Our Annual Review looks back on the last 12 months and the achievements of our industry, members and updates on current activities by our product associations and committees.

Sustainability Matters 2015 reports on the progress by members on the Sustainability Charter targets against Key Performance Indicators.

Health & Safety Matters provides an up to date overview of the initiatives by British Precast to improve health and safety in the industry.

All of these publications are available to download now; please contact us if you would like hard copies.

 

blue bulletPRECAST2015 showcases the best to the precast concrete industry

The UK’s biggest precast concrete event took place on 21 May 2015 at Leicester Tigers Stadium. PRECAST2015 was a great success with over 60 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services in the industry to over 400 delegates from the UK and further abroad.

The seminar sessions and live demonstrations taking place throughout the day were popular, and the speed networking session gave a valuable opportunity for suppliers in the industry to connect with potential new customers.

We'd like to thank our sponsor Tekla, and all of our exhibitors and visitors for making this day possible. Plans for PRECAST2016 are already underway and we’re aiming to make it even bigger and better!

 

blue bullet Health and Safety Members' Briefings

   

In line with our commitment to raising health and safety standards in the industry by safer by sharing, British Precast have issued two members' briefings which are available to download here.

 

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Latest publications

Annual Review 2015open in new window

British Precast has published the 2015 Annual Review.           

To download a copy click on the link above or to order a copy by post email info@britishprecast.org

 

Health & Safety Matters open in new window

This publication provides an up to date overview of initiatives by British Precast to improve health and safety in the industry.

 

Sustainability Matters - 2015 Updateopen in new windowSustainability Matters 2015

British Precast has published the 2015 update of Sustainability Matters with the complete data on Key Performance Indicators for 2014. To download a copy click above or to order a copy by post email info@britishprecast.org

 

Sixth CISPR

Sixth Sustainability Performance Report open in new window

The Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Forum’s sixth annual Sustainability Performance Report.

 

Little Books of Concrete open in new window

Our popular little books are available to download or purchase via PayPal.

 

Statement on CE Marking of Cast Stone open in new window

British Precast statement on CE marking of Manufactured Stone Masonry, or ‘Cast Stone.

 

Membership Prospectus

Prospectus

 

Please view our prospectus featuring the benefits of British Precast membership in detail and with application forms at the back.

 

Buyers Guide

The British Precast Buyers is available to download in PDF or Excel format.

The matrix shows the products our members manufacture.

Bespoke Precast Suppliers

Architects and designers have all long known the flexibility of precast concrete, and now British Precast has launched its dedicated list of Bespoke Precast Suppliers.

Click here to download the listopen in new window

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