Acanthus Cast Stone Ltd has become the latest Full Member of the UK Cast Stone Association (UKCSA), the guardian of quality for cast stone and representing the leading UK cast stone manufacturers.
Scott Wilson, Operations Director at concrete admixtures specialist, and UKCSA Associate Member, Oscrete, passes on hygiene expertise from its sister company Christeyns, as the construction industry gears up to protect returning workers against Covid-19.
In April 2020 the original British Standard for Cast Stone, BS 1217, reached its 75th anniversary, having been first issued in April 1945. Although the standard for cast stone has been changed and improved over the years, BS 1217 remains one of the longest standing British Standards which is still in existence.
The latest version of the UKCSA Newsletter is now available to view online.
The UK Cast Stone Association CPD presentation “Back to the Future in Cast Stone” has been updated and refreshed, and is now available to view on this UKCSA web site and on the UK Cast Stone Association YouTube channel.
The inaugural meeting of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) was held on 20th February 1991, and on 20th February 2020 UKCSA was 29 years old and moving into it’s 30th year as the Guardian of Quality for Cast Stone in the UK.
The January 2020 version of the UKCSA Newsletter is now available to view online.
In 2019, the UK Cast Stone Association again held an “Excellence in the use of Cast Stone” awards competition, open to entries from cast stone manufacturing Full Members of the UKCSA, for projects that had used the Members’ own cast stone and been substantially completed in 2018.