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Precaster Members Craig Zinn (Stresscrete), Peter Healy (Hollow Core Concrete) and Richard Lorenzin (Hanson Precast) Provisional Precaster membership is for Australian manufacturers of factory-made precast concrete products, who either wish to experience membership at a reduced cost before making a full Precaster Membership commitment and/or haven't...

ACIF (Australian Construction Industry Forum) in its latest policy paper calls for increased use of offsite manufactured products in construction. It cites the benefits as: Shorter construction times – less lost time due to inclement weather, more reliable supply of components which can be more quickly constructed, and...

'Details for Buildings' is a valuable resource for designers and draftsmen, providing a commentary on the typical details used by the precast concrete industry whilst also highlighting the merits of each detail. Over 50 details are included and are available in PDF format or as a...

National Precast and Adjunct Professor Terry Williamson from The University of Adelaide, have developed a range of R-value Calculators for precast.Calculators have been created for precast sandwich panels, single layer panels and precast flooring and make calculating R-values Simple. Choose from a number of variables...

Amazing Architecture Produced by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education with National Precast, explores the capabilities of the precast industry and showcases the many options which are available to designers and architects. Available in a vast array of shapes, colurs and textures,...

Seventh Annual sustainability awards BPN Established in 2006, the BPN Sustainability Awards were created to encourage and reward Australia's best practice in sustainable building and architecture design. Results will be posted on our website when winners are announced otherwise visit BPN's website link. For more information...

National Precast has spent a considerable amount of time over the last 12 months, speaking with and surveying a huge cross section of architects, engineers and builders.  The results came in and showed that Architects and builders listed case studies as their most preferred method to learn...

Our members never cease to amaze us. Not only do they contribute to the construction of some amazing buildings and civil work; from time to time they make a mark in our community that has some real significance. National Precast is proud of Waeger Precast...

Simple: Our members are the best in the industry, if they weren’t we wouldn’t have them! Don’t risk it! Use a National Precast member. Make sure you’re comparing apples with apples and read our brochure here....