Mace celebrated the first anniversary of the Mace Foundation last Friday 29 November.
Last week there was a drinks reception at 155 Moorgate for the Foundation’s strategic partners and Mace employees. Hundreds of Mace employees have participated in volunteering and fundraising activities over the last 12 months. The event was an opportunity for the Foundation’s trustees to say thank you to ...
Mace has appointed Richard Palczynski as Head of Programme Management, as part of its ongoing commitment to developing its role in infrastructure and programme management delivery.
Richard joins Mace to lead its global programme management service. Prior to this appointment, he worked for ten years at engineering and construction company Bechtel, and more recently at engineering ...
The Mayor of London came to Greenwich Square this week to launch his new initiative for low-cost homes for Londoners. Ahead of the press conference on Monday, Boris Johnson visited the site to assist in the pouring of a concrete slab that formed part of the L&Q Housing Association structure, which was captured by TV cameras and photo journalists. As well as helping to pour concrete ...
Macro's Technical Manager Manoj Patil has won the Young Engineer of the Year Award at the Middle East MEP Awards 2013, held in Dubai.
The award recognises "an up-and-coming individual whose aptitude, skills set and personality points to a bright future in the MEP sector". The judges highlighted Manoj's broad background within construction, consultancy and maintenance.
Chairman of Macro, Bill ...
Our marketing department was named Marketing team of the Year at the annual B2B Marketing Awards last night. Now in its ninth year, the B2B Awards are the largest and most prestigious purely-B2B marketing awards in the world.
The winners are chosen by an independent panel of marketers and they celebrate the most innovative, creative and forward-thinking marketing of the year, whatever the ...
The Emirates Air Line has won the Infrastructure or Transportation Structure of the Year category at the prestigious Structural Awards 2013.
The Structural Awards, run by the Institution of Structural Engineers, celebrate international excellence in structural engineering design and receive over 100 project submissions each year spanning 13 categories. The black tie awards ceremony took place ...
The Shard, London, has won Major Project of the Year at the Constructing Excellence National Awards 2013 at a ceremony at the Tower Hotel, London.
Constructing Excellence is the single UK based organisation charged with driving the change agenda in construction. Existing to improve industry performance in order to produce a better built environment, they are a member led organisation operating ...
Mace is pleased to announce a hat-trick of awards for the Great Northern Hotel. Last week saw the boutique hotel in King’s Cross St. Pancras crowned Best New Hotel at the Condé Naste Johansens 2014 Awards, as well as Best 5-Star Hotel interior, UK, and Best Hotel Interior, UK, at the International Hotel Awards.
The Great Northern Hotel is a 19th century Grade II listed building that Mace ...
Mace attended Data Centre Dynamics (DCD) 2013 from 20-21 November at the ExCel Centre, London, UK.
DCD is the largest conference and networking event in the UK technology sector and brings over 2,000 professionals, 100 speakers and 90 exhibitors together to provide insight into the operational, tactical and strategic issues driving innovation in the industry today.
Mace exhibited at stand ...
Mace is delighted to announce that Roundwood Youth Centre in Brent has won a SCALA Award in the Innovation category.
The new Roundwood Youth Centre is a major success story for Brent Council, not only for its innovative architecture but also for its purpose: to bring an increased sense of community to the local area and to provide a lively and inviting place for the young people in Brent. Mace ...
Mace has teamed up with the children at Belmont Primary School to design and decorate hoardings for the London Borough of Bexley’s Civic Offices project.
As part of the Ivor Goodsite competition, run by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), the children have painted artwork onto the hoardings. Drawings include representations of other landmark buildings in Bexley as well as a variety of ...
Mace's cost consultancy team has produced its latest quarterly Tender Cost Update, providing a snapshot of construction market conditions and trends across the UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East. To view these reports, click below:
UK - Balance of power starts to shift as workloads increase
As workloads increase, the balance of power has definitely started to shift in the ...
On Thursday 7 November, The Shard, western Europe’s tallest building, will compete for the title of 'Best Tall Building Worldwide' at an event in Chicago, North America.
In July this year, the project, developed by Sellar Property, was awarded 'Best Tall Building in Europe' by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards is an independent review ...
In support of independent global charity, Movember, Mace has erected two giant ‘Macetaches’ on its iconic South Bank Tower project. The largest of the two colourful additions is 10m x 2m, with the other at 4.8m x 1.55m.
The Movember charity campaign helps raise vital funds and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health. Mace has supported the campaign for the last five ...
Mace is delighted to announce that Gareth Lewis, Chief Operating Officer for Construction, has won gold in the ‘New build and Refurbishment over £100 Million’ category at the Construction Manager of the Year Awards, for his work on The Shard. Mace was appointed as construction manager on The Shard by Sellar in 2009, on behalf of LBQ, and the project completed in 2012 as the tallest building in ...
On 24 October 2013, Mace’s Chief Executive Mark Reynolds joined a panel of CEOs for the Construction News Summit’s CEO Debate, titled ‘How will you do business in five years’ time?’
The one-day conference was a high-profile event bringing together contractors and delegates from across the supply chain to network, debate the macro view of the construction sector, and deliberate the ...
Mace’s facilities management arm, Macro, has been awarded a five-year facilities management consultancy contract, worth 15 million QAR (US $ 4.12 million) with Qatar Petroleum (QP). This contract will include the oil and gas provider’s relocation to a new HQ, consisting of 629,000 square metres of built up area in the Qatar Petroleum District in Doha.
Currently under construction, ...
Mace is delighted to confirm that the Mace Foundation has become a Patron of RedR, an international disaster relief charity committed to supporting people affected by natural and man-made disasters. In a new strategic partnership, the Mace Foundation will support RedR both financially and with skills and expertise for the next four years. The Mace Foundation will be presented with a ...
Mace’s facilities management arm, Macro, has won a three-year contract with Siemens Real Estate (SRE) to manage the facilities services of its entire UK and Ireland property portfolio. This property portfolio is made up of over 80 of Siemens’ properties and will see Macro manage service delivery and provide project management to Siemens’ regional offices and production and manufacturing ...
In her third column with Building magazine, Director of Sustainability Isabel McAllister discusses the need for a new professional chartership to help sustainability professionals get their voice heard.
There’s plenty of enthusiasm among sustainability professionals, but it may take a new professional chartership to make our message heard.
A few weeks ago ...