19 Jan 2023 10:00
Due to rail strike action and the high potential for disruption to travel arrangements for all involved, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the MPA Health and Safety Awards event which was due to take place on Wednesday 9th November. We are pleased to announce that it will instead be held on Thursday 19th January 2023 in London.
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29 Sep 2022
Developed in partnership with MPA Masonry and MPA Precast, and delivered by University of Derby’s Centre for Mineral Products, a leading provider of construction materials courses, with distance learning, class-based teaching and on-site training with an employer.
24 Jun 2022
After two years away the Precast & Masonry Expo returned, on the 16th of June 2022, this year at the fabulous Coventry Building Society Arena. Close to 200 members of the precast and masonry supply chain descended on the Midlands to share knowledge, network, and ask questions which will help shape the agenda for the second half of 2022 and beyond.
10 Jun 2022
A new apprenticeship dedicated to concrete Masonry and Precast production will accept its first intake this October.
01 Apr 2022
MPA Masonry, the Brick Development Association (BDA) and the British Ready Mixed Concrete Association (BRMCA) are funding work to update the site wastage rate figures for blocks, bricks and ready mixed concrete.
29 Mar 2022
MPA Masonry Manager, Steve Wharton will be undertaking a series of 5 technical Presentations at the upcoming NHBC Building for Tomorrow LIVE events in: London Solihull, Swindon, Leeds and Glasgow in March and April 2022.
17 Mar 2022
The University of Derby are now taking applications for a new qualification developed for MPA Masonry and Precast product manufacture with the University of Derby specifically for our industry within the highly successful extractives Higher Apprenticeship.
14 Jan 2022
CONCRETE COMBINED! We're delighted to announce that British Precast has merged with the UK's Mineral Products Association to represent the concrete industry and accelerate its journey to beyond net zero carbon emissions.
30 Mar 2020
As a result of the guidance provided by the Government and Public Health England, all APA members will cease Aircrete product production as soon and as safely as possible while continuing to review the situation to act accordingly.
18 Feb 2020
UPDATED 16/03/2020: due to ongoing COVID-19 situation NHBC have cancelled the remaining Build For Tomorrow Roadshows. Go to www.nhbc.co.uk for more information.
Modern Masonry will be providing a seminar session at all 8 NHBC Building for Tomorrow 2020 events focusing on the possible effects and influence of Part L 2020 on Masonry homes and what homes could look like following The Future Homes Standard, Part L, SAP 11 and the National Design Plan.
19 Mar 2019
British Precast, the trade association for the UK precast concrete industry, has appointed Christopher Stanley as its new Housing Manager.