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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.

Annual Golf Day 2018

13 Jun 2018 08:00

The British Precast Members' Annual Golf Day offers the chance to entertain and network with customers.

Annual Dinner

05 Jul 2018 19:00

Our Annual Dinner will be held at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, on the 5th July, starting at 7pm till late.

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SHAD 2017

27 Mar 2017

Huge thanks to Forterra Building Products for hosting our latest SHAD. Delegates participated at all six learning stations: risk perception, safe manual handling, dust, drugs and alcohol testing in the workplace, noise and vibration, and cancer awareness.

Andrew Dix FCIPS

24 Feb 2017

It is with deep regret that we have to announce the sudden passing of Andrew Dix. Andy was both President of British Precast from 2012 – 2016 and Chairman of the Precast Flooring Federation until May last year.

BIBM Congress 2017

16 Jan 2017

BIBM Congresses offer the perfect opportunity for those in the precast industry to network, and find out about recent developments. From May 17-19, 2017, the 22nd BIBM Congress will be held in Madrid, Spain.

45th ICT Convention Symposium

04 Jan 2017

Are Concrete Durability problems a thing of the past? This topic will be discussed in detail at the 2017 ICT Convention, taking place on the 6th April.

Concrete toppings above beam and block floors

21 Dec 2016

On 20th December 2016 NHBC produced Issue 2 of its document Guidance on the Use of Reinforcement to Concrete Toppings above Beam and Block Floors. The transition period will now run until 30th April 2017.

Safety and Health Awareness Day

25 Nov 2016

Our second SHAD (Safety and Health Awareness Day) of the year took place on 24th November at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull. The event was a huge success, with over 70 delegates from over 30 companies in attendance. Members travelled from as far afield as Ireland and Cornwall to take part in the day.

Howard Taylor

18 Nov 2016

It is with sadness that we advise of the death of Howard Taylor: a champion for our industry for decades. His commitment continued for many years into his “retirement” with active involvement in codes and standards work, education activity and his own consultancy endeavours.   For example, he was chairman of BSI Committee B/524 Head Code Precast Concrete Products, and his final meeting was due to be on December 6th.

 

 

Safety Health and Awareness Day - One month to go

24 Oct 2016

There's just one month to go until our Safety Health and Awareness Day (SHAD), taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull. Unlike our previous legal SHADs, this event will include a mock trial court scene with professional legal bodies staging a health and safety case.

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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