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Essential Diary Dates

MPA has an active programme of events planned for 2018. To find out what's planned and receive further information from an MPA contact, just see below.

EVENT DATE VENUE CONTACT

East Anglia Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar

MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Risk Assessment & Risk Management".

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

15 May 2018 Tattersalls, Newmarket Jane Blake

PRECAST2018

The UK's biggest annual precast concrete exhibition takes place on 17th May 2018 at Silverstone Circuit. The day offers an opportunity to view the latest products, services and network with industry professionals. Leaders from the sector will be holding key member briefings on BIM, Marketing, Sustainability and Health and Safety topics. Our 2017 event was a huge success, and we have already had significant interest from exhibitors to showcase at PRECAST2018. Save the date in your diaries.

17 May 2018

Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire

Amy Potter

Midlands Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar

MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Risk Assessment & Risk Management".

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

17 May 2018 Swinfen Hall Hotel, Lichfield Jane Blake

The Concrete Centre: Post-Tensioned Concrete Course

The use of post-tensioned (PT) concrete is on the increase, particularly for high-rise construction where the saving in the slab depths compared to alternative solutions enables more storeys to be achieved within the same building height.

This course will cover the basics of design, the benefits of choosing post-tensioning, sizing of post-tensioned elements and the construction considerations. The course is designed for structural engineers with little or no experience in the design of post-tensioning.

Cost: £175 + vat

More information: www.concretecentre.com/PTCourse

17 May 2018 Park Crescent Conference Centre at International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, London Patience Gatima

South West Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar

MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Risk Assessment & Risk Management".

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

23 May 2018 Earth Science Centre, Shepton Mallet Jane Blake

MPA/RTPI Mineral Planning Conference

The MPA/RTPI Minerals Planning Conference is a joint Conference organised with the RTPI. The event examines key mineral planning issues in a range of presentations and attracts a large audience of industry representatives, planners and other stakeholders.

Download the booking form here.

24 May 2018 The Grange Hotel, St Pauls, London Mary Burling

MPA National Conference
'Mineral Products 2018' & AGMs

The MPA Members' General Assembly is a major member event with a different theme each year. The event features interactive business panel sessions with several high profile expert speakers. High level delegates from many MPA producer and associate companies attend.
05 June 2018 QEII Conference Centre, London Mary Burling

MPA North Region Exchanging Places Event
Health, Safety & Well Being

Following the success of the 2017 Exchanging Places Safety Day Event, the 2018 Event will again be staged on the Exchanging Places format with a selection of both old and new venues across the Region.

The key aim of the day is to promote engagement by the "in the field" workforce and to get their thoughts and ideas on a range of discussion topics that are important to the individual and to the overall site team. It is expected that sites will be operating as normal with NO special arrangements being made for the visitors … a "warts and all" approach is fundamental to the value of the subsequent discussions!

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

12 June 2018

13 Nominated Producer Member Sites - please see flyer for details

 

Jane Blake

Scotland Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar

MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Risk Assessment & Risk Management".

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

12 June 2018

Dunblane Hilton Hydro, Dunblane

Paula Coopland

Wales Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar

MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Risk Assessment & Risk Management".

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

22 June 2018

Llyndir Hall, Nr Chester

David Harding

Hillhead 2018

Hillhead is the world's biggest biennial working quarry show and it remains the practical exhibition of choice for major international manufacturers.  The showground features heavy plant in action and there is a huge range of equipment for asphalt, concrete, recycling, materials handling, demolition and general construction on static display.
26 - 28 June 2018 Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, Derbyshire Elizabeth Clements

British Precast Awards & Annual Dinner

The British Precast Annual Dinner will be held on 5 July 2018 at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, where we will also be presenting the prestigious Best Practice Awards. Submissions are now open for Award entries, please visit the British Precast website to find out more. The evening promises to be a fantastic opportunity for members to network, relax and celebrate the success of the industry.
05 July 2018 Leicester Marriott Hotel Amy Potter

SAMSA Conference & Dinner

This year's SAMSA conference and formal dinner is being held on 5th and 6th July 2018. 
05 – 06 July 2018 TBC Nick Horsley

London & South East Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar

MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Risk Assessment & Risk Management".

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

25 September 2018 DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria Jane Blake

North Region 'Safer by Sharing' Seminar

MPA 'Safer by Sharing' Seminars aim to raise awareness amongst industry employers, employees and contractors about how incidents can be reduced; and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills relating to high priority practical health and safety topics. The seminars will cover the topic "Risk Assessment & Risk Management".

Download the flyer here and the booking form here.

27 September 2018 Middlethorpe Hall Hotel, York Jane Blake

MPA Health & Safety Conference and Awards

The premier event for health and safety within the mineral products industry showcases the steps industry is taking to move closer to the ultimate target of Zero Harm.

07 November 2018

30 Euston, London

Mary Burling

MPA Wales Annual Seminar, Awards & Lunch

A major event in the MPA Wales calendar, our theme for 2018 will be 'Building Infrastructure for the Future' and will showcase how our industry provides vital raw materials for key sectors of industry and supports the aspirations of Welsh Government.

16 November 2018

Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Mary Burling

MPA London and South East Region Christmas Lunch

First class lunch at a prime London location.
05 December 2018 Park Lane Hotel, London Jane Blake

MPA East Anglia Christmas Lunch

First class lunch at a prime East Anglia location.
13 December 2018 Tattersalls, Newmarket Jane Blake
   
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