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Safety and Health Awareness Day

30 Nov 2017 09:15

Our November SHAD is aimed at those in leadership positions, and will focus on sound personal health in the workplace.

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PRECAST2016 - 12 May 2016

21 Dec 2015

Save the date for the UK's biggest annual precast concrete exhibition taking place next year on 12 May 2016 at Leicester Tigers Stadium! This year's event was a great success and we have already had a lot of interest from exhibitors to showcase at PRECAST2016.

Safe Precast App and Website Available

15 Dec 2015

The ‘Safeprecast’ website and app provides resources that will make key health and safety information easily accessible for everybody who works within the precast concrete sector.

Concrete Upper Floors for High Performance

17 Nov 2015

Concrete separating floors are common in multi occupancy accommodation - flats, student accommodation and hotels - but the current market share of concrete in upper floors of housing is in single digits. This seems to be despite the benefits precast concrete has to offer and the capacity and capability of the supply chain.

Safety & Health Awareness Day - 26 November 2015

12 Nov 2015

We are pleased to announce that the next British Precast Safety & Health Awareness Day will be held on 26 November 2015, at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull. The day's programme is targeted at directors, executives, leaders and senior managers.

RIBA Stirling Prize 2015

26 Oct 2015

The most prestigious prize in architecture has been awarded to Burntwood School; a school campus transformed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) using a range of precast concrete panels cast by Techrete.

Felix RAAM Achievement

03 Aug 2015

British Precast congratulate the Felix RAAM team on their fantastic achievement of raising over £28,000 by participating in the Race Across America for the charities BLESMA and The Wounded Warrior Project. The team, including John Lambert from Forticrete, attended our exhibition PRECAST2015 earlier this year and we were pleased to support the team in raising funds at our Annual Dinner too.

Safety & Health Awareness Day - 21 July 2015

22 Jul 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.

British Precast signs up to the Infrastructure Carbon Review pledge

26 Jun 2015

British Precast has become the first trade association to sign the Infrastructure Carbon Review pledge. The precast industry is already committed to reduce carbon emissions by 20% and energy consumption by 10% by 2020 (using the 2012 baseline).

British Precast also committed to other carbon-relevant 2020 targets associated with reduction of waste to landill and use of alternative cements. The main statement can be viewed by clicking here.

Names of organisations endorsing the ICR can be found in the latest report by the Green Construction Board’s 'Three Years on Report'.

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 part 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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