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Annual Dinner 2019

27 Jun 2019 19:00

Our Annual Dinner and Awards Evening will be held at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, on the Thursday 27th June, commencing at 7pm and running until late.

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Climate Change Levy

18 Jun 2019

Climate Change Levy is a tax paid on electricity, gas and solid fuels (such as coal, lignite, coke and petroleum coke) consumed by industrial, commercial, agricultural and public service businesses. It was introduced in 2001 and is paid through electricity, gas and fuel bills.

Nick Gorst To Speak At Flood Expo 2019

18 Jun 2019

Nick Gorst, Director of British Precast and Secretary of Interpave (www.paving.org.uk), is scheduled to speak on the second day of Flood Expo. Nick will talk about the development of concrete block permeable paving as a sustainable drainage (SuDS) technique in the UK and how permeable paving creates opportunities for innovative uses of water in urban design.

EPDs - Environmental Impact Of Concrete Cladding

14 Jun 2019

British Precast Architectural and Structural have published a third EPD, detailing the environmental impact of 1m2 of brick-faced precast concrete cladding from cradle-to-grave.

British Precast Waste Guidance

13 Jun 2019

British Precast published two new members’ guidance documents on the management of waste at precast factories.

Construction Industry Golf Day 2019: In Review

13 Jun 2019

This year, British Precast returned to The Belfry for our Construction Industry Golf Day. Organised in support of CRASH, a unique, practical charity that assists homelessness and hospice charities with construction-related projects, creating places that care for people, the Golf Day offered a chance for our members to bring along guests, entertain their clients and find out more about British Precast.

Sustainability Matters 2019

24 May 2019

Precast concrete factory carbon emissions, per tonne of production, have halved in eight years as the British Precast membership hits their 2020 target two years early. British Precast has published the 2019 edition of Sustainability Matters and significant progress is being made towards the sector's 2020 targets.

PRECAST2019: In Review

20 May 2019

After a year away, PRECAST2019 returned to home-soil and Leicester City Football Club’s iconic King Power Stadium. Sponsored by Trimble Tekla, the day promised to deliver the biggest and best the precast industry had to offer - and it didn’t disappoint.

PRECAST2019: 16th May 2019

14 May 2019

It's that time of year again at the British Precast offices - PRECAST2019 is here, again! With over 75 exhibitors and over 450 delegates expected to attend, this year's event promises to be one of British Precast's best.

British Precast At Futurebuild 2019 - 5th-7th March

01 Mar 2019

The British Precast team will be exhibiting at Futurebuild next week between 5th-7th March at the ExCel London. With this year’s Futurebuild event focusing on tackling the biggest challenges impacting the built environment, our speakers will cover the topics of structural and construction, the future of the concrete industry and other high-level themes.

 

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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