The Mace construction team in Bracknell welcomed 80 year 5 pupils from Sandy Lane Primary School to the construction site of The Lexicon - the new development in the centre of the town - to learn all about the regeneration of Bracknell Town Centre. Pupils received a tour of the construction site, giving them a good insight into the rapid progress of building works and the transformation ...
Transport for London (TfL) has approved the appointment of 13 major property development companies and consortiums to a development framework which will help the delivery of the thousands of homes, offices and retail spaces that are vi-tal to help London meet the needs of its growing population.
The 13 organisations have been selected following a competitive procurement process that saw over ...
Following an eight month process of engagement and consultation with residents, community stakeholders, councillors and the wider community Mace can confirm it has submitted a planning application to redevelop the West Way area of Botley.
Mace’s proposals will:
Create a new community centre that meets local aspirations
Create new and attractively landscaped public open ...
Despite the robust recovery, the latest Mace Cost Consultancy tender cost update highlights that a weakening economic outlook is starting to affect appetites for investment, easing in the longer term the inflation rises experienced over the last two years.
Against a background of economic data predicting that the recovery from the recession is coming to an end and the talk of an interest rate ...
Today we published our tender price update in which we include our forecast for tender price inflation reducing in 2018. We now expect tender price inflation in 2018, both nationally and in London to fall to 3.5%, fuelled by a weakening economic outlook which is starting to affect planned investment in the longer term.
With the strong demand for construction from the South East now apparent in ...
Mace Cost Consultancy has published its Tender Cost Update for the UK for Q1 2016, which maintains its forecast for tender cost inflation for London and the South East in 2016 and 2017 at 4.0% - but expects this to fall to 3.5% in 2018. Residential and commercial demand continue to fuel activity and major contractors are still busy.
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Eleanor Sweeney, Assistant Project Manager at Mace, explains why she wanted to join the construction industry, what she’s done so far and what she wants to achieve.
What made you want to join the construction industry?
I have always loved everything to do with property and construction. I believe that you should be passionate about your work, as it is after all where you spend a large part of ...
The inaugural Health in Construction Leadership Group Breakfast Summit took place last week, which saw over 150 key business leaders and industry influencers come together discussing issues such as why 100 times more UK construction workers die from work-related ill health than accidents.
Mace joined other construction companies such as Land Securities, Crossrail, Balfour Beatty and ...
A new project at The Christie Hospital in Manchester, UK, will start construction in February 2016 as part of the Procure21+ framework. Mace will providing project management services for the new £7m contract.
The integrated procedures unit (IPU) scheme will provide a new unit that co-locates a number of services including radiology, the procedure unit, pain service, plastic surgery, ...
East Wing at St Thomas’ Hospital has been a feature of the London skyline since it first opened to patients in 1966 and now the 13-storey tower has been given a new lease of life following an extensive revamp.
Portions of the building have been overclad in a new glazed façade that has both weatherproofed the building and improved its energy efficiency.
A key benefit is the addition of two new ...
Macro has hired Andrew Broderick as Director of Performance for Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE).
Andrew, who will be based in London, previously worked for Aldar Properites in the Middle East as Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Director where he managed the development, implementation and compliance of Corporate EHS Policies and Management Systems. Prior roles include Group ...
Mace is installing 100 automated external defibrillators (AED) across its projects and offices as part of a campaign to take its health and safety standards and performance from industry best practice to world-leading.
The Powerheart® G5 AEDs from manufacturer Cardiac Science will be deployed across Mace sites, including 70 long and short-term projects currently taking place in the UK, to ...
International facilities management company, Macro has been awarded a contract with Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to manage their facilities and fit-out services for the first completed office building at the Dubai Trade Centre District (DTCD), and to provide a helpdesk and Computer Aided Facilties Management (CAFM) system for three years.
The contract with DWTC includes one commercial ...
Jason Millett, Chief Operating Officer, Major Programmes and Infrastructure at Mace talks about what the UK must learn from its infrastructure successes to avoid another Davies Commission debacle.
This month the government put off a final decision on expanding airport capacity in the South East until summer 2016. The Davies Commission found that increased capacity will add an extra £147bn ...
To bring Mace’s 25th year celebrations to a close, the Mace Foundation has run a Charity of the Year campaign. This has seen over 2,000 employees around the world cast their vote for which charity they would like to see crowned, Mace Foundation Charity of the Year for 2016.
The votes have been counted, and we are delighted to announce that mental health charity, Mind, has scooped the employee ...
Mace is attending Data Centre Dynamics (DCD) Turkey 2015 on 8 December at the Halic Congress Centre, Istanbul. Come and meet us on ‘stand 2’ in the exhibition hall.
Now in its sixth year, DatacenterDynamics (DCD) Converged Turkey continues to expand its reach, drawing in participants from across Europe.
As part of the longest-running global event series focused on the ...
International facilities management company Macro has signed a three year Facilities Management (FM) contract with Al Ain Properties to operate the newly opened Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi.
The park, which has been completely refurbished since it first opened in 1982, is one of the oldest and largest urban parks in Abu Dhabi and aims to cater for 400,000 visitors annually. With a total ...
Last week, Mace celebrated breaking ground at the £400m redevelopment of the iconic Television Centre, marking the start of construction at the 130,000 square metre site at White City in west London.
To celebrate the start of the project’s construction, developers Stanhope and construction manager, Mace, held a ground breaking ceremony with 150 guests to mark the occasion. The site team placed ...
Last week Building magazine published its Good Employer Guide 2015, which sees Mace placed in a prestigious list of just 50 firms from across the UK industry.
Following a survey that looked into overall employee satisfaction ratings as well as the benefits and schemes supplied by a firm, Mace has been commended for its efforts to provide opportunities for graduates, industrial placement ...
Mace wins two Swords of Honour from the British Safety Council
On 27th November, Mace attended the prestigious Sword and Globe of Honour Luncheon at Drapers’ Hall in London, UK, to celebrate winning two British Safety Council Sword awards this year for Sky Building 2 and the Mace PREACH business unit.
This coveted award represents the pinnacle of achievement in the world of health ...