15 Oct 2019 09:00
This one-day conference from Modern Masonry, The Concrete Centre and the Brick Development Association will provide the latest guidance, technical expertise and explain practical developments that will influence the design and delivery of long-lasting and high performance homes.
30 Oct 2019 09:30
This annual autumn Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD) will focus on various aspects within the Industry. The day will look into HAV’s, Isolation, Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE), Mental Health awareness and the Safe Precast app.
28 Nov 2019 09:00
Working with HSE and other trade associations under the collective banner of CHARGE British Precast is jointly hosting this seminar, which will focus on the positive leadership and management behaviours that drive improved health and safety performance.
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13 Sep 2019
Congratulations to our Technical and Product Association Manager, Colin Nessfield, who has been awarded Fellowship of the Institute of Concrete Technology.
03 Sep 2019
The British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) has now published a blog with further details about the main concerns associated with uncertified precast drainage products. The new blog offers some background on the main European and British standards for precast pipeline products and why third-party certification to BS 5911-3 and appropriate CE Marking documentation is necessary.
28 Aug 2019
The Precast Flooring Federation have published a second Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), detailing the environmental impact of 1m length of precast concrete T-Beam from cradle-to-grave. All British Precast EPDs are verified to EN15804 by Europe’s largest verification body Institut Bauen und Umwelt (IBU).
09 Jul 2019
Each year, during our Annual Dinner and Best Practice Awards, British Precast present an Outstanding Contribution Award to a nominated representative.
01 Jul 2019
On June 27th we held our Annual Dinner and Best Practice Awards at the Marriott Hotel, Leicester. Alan Smith, British Precast's President, opened the evening with a welcoming speech. Throughout the night, our members were kept amused by our Toastmaster Norman Brown, and two accomplished magicians.
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.
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.
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.
13 Jun 2019
British Precast published two new members’ guidance documents on the management of waste at precast factories.
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.