Local manufacturing of masonry products and local sourcing of raw materials means that there is a good chain of custody and UK regulations on environmental performance applies to all stages of the supply chain. Examples of commitment, progress and achievements in the aircrete, and concrete block sector are presented below, and a similar list is available for clay brick production.
Concrete blocks form a major part of the Precast industry [Resource Efficiency Action Plan (REAP)].
MPA Masonry is part of the Mineral Products Association, the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and industrial sand industries. www.mineralproducts.org
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