MPA The Concrete Centre is part of the Mineral Products Association, the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.
MPA The Concrete Centre provides a concrete connection between producers and manufacturers, designers and engineers, contractors and clients. This connection takes the form of an impressive range of services and initiatives that seek to take concrete forward via information, inspiration and innovation.
The programme of services and initiatives includes:
Outputs from MPA The Concrete Centre include the publication of authoritative design guidance on a wide range of topics such as visual and structural design, thermal efficiency, sustainable construction, fire design and Eurocodes.
A comprehensive education and training programme that provides in-depth knowledge of concrete specification, standards, best practice in the design and use of concrete and the performance benefits of concrete. See www.concretecentre.com/events
In addition to the widely acclaimed Concrete Quarterly magazine, a number of other key magazine supplements are produced and placed within professional journals.
See www.concretecentre.com/cq and www.concretecentre.com/publications
Underpinning the technical work of MPA The Concrete Centre is applied research which enables the development of new design solutions, provision of evidence for the advancement of codes and standards and which establishes the facts for designers to justify their schemes.
The online resource available to architects and engineers, students and the public is significant.
In addition to its comprehensive website www.concretecentre.com MPA The Concrete Centre has developed two specific industry websites www.eurocode2.info and www.sustainableconcrete.org.uk
Please note this website is maintained
to provide information and guidance on UK issues, products and
applications of those products.