Spring Is Here

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Spring Is Here   A spring in our step Spring is definitely in the air and the team at JP Concrete couldn’t be happier. After all, better weather is great for construction projects and hopefully good for business! Recent weeks have seen the lambing season really take off, with plenty of farmers celebrating the arrival… Read more »

Benefits Of Using Precast Concrete

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Benefits Of Using Precast Concrete In construction, we firmly believe that precast concrete is almost always the best choice and we’re passionate about spreading the news. There are so many benefits that we could wax on for hours! But we’ve narrowed down seven of our favourites and listed them below. If you’re on the fence… Read more »

2014 Royal Cornwall Show

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2014 Royal Cornwall Show   JP Concrete at the Royal Cornwall Show This year, the Royal Cornwall Show 2014 is kicking off on the 5th of June and the team at JP Concrete are thrilled to be able to attend as exhibitors this year. We’ll have our own stand, stacked with brochures and product samples… Read more »

Precast Concrete For Flood Protection

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Precast Concrete For Flood Protection In the true spirit of Brits, it’s been the topic for most people over the last few weeks, especially those of us who hail from the south west; it has and still is worrying times.   The kindness of strangers From Somerset to Cornwall, rail tracks and valuable land are… Read more »

Versatility of Precast Concrete Barriers

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Versatility of Precast Concrete Barriers Perhaps one of our most popular products, precast concrete barriers are flying off the shelves (well, they’re being forklifted but that doesn’t have the same ring). We supply concrete barriers in four different lengths: 1500mm, 2000mm 2500mm jersey barriers and 3000mm. They can be done up in company colours or… Read more »

Tax Relief For Concrete Panels

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Tax Relief For Concrete Panels At JP Concrete, we’re big fans of anything that can save on tax and we love selling our precast concrete products. So the news that concrete structures can bring tax relief to farmers in the UK has been music to our ears! But what are the ins and outs? We’ll… Read more »

Constructing Silage Clamps For Anaerobic Digestion

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Constructing Silage Clamps For Anaerobic Digestion Our coalition government is committed to increasing the amount of energy generated from waste products and therefore, efforts to increase the use of anaerobic digestion (AD) are in full swing. Anaerobic digestion is, in short, the process of fermenting organic matter to produce energy. The process mimics what happens… Read more »

Happy New Year 2014

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Happy New Year 2014 The team at JP Concrete would like to wish all customers a very prosperous new year, and we hope you enjoyed a relaxing Christmas break. Our time off has gone by in a flash but we’re certainly glad to be back as 2014 is already shaping up to be a great… Read more »

Merry Christmas 2013

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Merry Christmas 2013 Our tree is up and the turkey is on order, but at JP, we want to do something for our loyal followers and celebrate the festive period with you too. So we’re offering up to 10% on products across our precast concrete range on any orders placed before Christmas. Saving cash is… Read more »

Rapid Cure Concrete

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Rapid Cure Concrete   We love reading and sharing things that enhance our knowledge of concrete! So we were especially pleased when we came across this article on The Construction Index about rapid cure concrete. The article reports that using quick-set concrete has helped to reduce lane and carriageway closures by more than 1000 hours… Read more »

Concrete Ballast And Kentledge Block Hire

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Concrete Ballast and Kentledge Block Hire

Concrete Ballast And Kentledge Block Hire   At JP Concrete, we’ve had a lot of enquiries about our concrete ballast (or kentledge) blocks. But many people only need them for a short time and aren’t sure what to do with them once their project has been completed. As a result, we’ve decided to start offering… Read more »

Latest News In Construction Industry

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Latest News In Construction Industry – The UK construction industry is booming Recent reports have shown that the UK’s construction industry is currently enjoying a six-year high (Source: bbc.co.uk). During October, the industry experienced its fastest growth rate since September 2007 which has surprised economists and delighted those in the industry. The increase has been seen… Read more »

Precast Concrete For Biomass Storage

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Precast Concrete For Biomass Storage In the UK, biomass is increasingly being lauded as the cost-effective answer to meeting our renewable energy targets. Biomass fuels come from living organisms such as plants (or plant-derived materials). Using a variety of methods, energy can be generated from these materials as a way to beat the rising costs… Read more »

Agricultural Buildings Planning Changes

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Concrete Panels In Livestock Building

Agricultural Buildings Planning Changes: what do the rule changes mean? Up until May of this year, developments to any agricultural building less than 500 square metres were subject to planning rules and regulations if their conversion would change their use. For many farmers, this was a huge bug bear seeing as it added endless time… Read more »

Construction of Aggregate Storage Bays

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Construction of Aggregate Storage Bays The team at JP Concrete are industry leaders when it comes to offering solid, reliable and structurally hard-wearing precast retaining walls for an array of projects. One of the more regular requests is for aggregate storage bay projects, these are found in a range of environments including quarries. A punishing… Read more »