The Carsten Höller and Anish Kapoor Slide at London Legacy Development Corporation’s (LLDC) ArcelorMittal Orbit, has now had 20 of its 30 sections lifted into place – project managed by Mace.
The world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will open on the 24th June this year. Riders will take about 40 seconds to descend while reaching ...
For the third consecutive year Mace has been voted as the 'Top Company for Graduates to Work For' in Construction and Civil Engineering, following the annual survey of graduates working for UK employers by TheJobCrowd.com. The survey is made up of anonymous reviews completed by graduates who have been with their employers for less than 3 years. The survey looks for feedback on a wide range of ...
Como was appointed by Castleton Commodities International (CCI) to fit-out the top floor of the ‘Walkie Talkie’ building last year and has scored its highest ever Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) rating for its work.
CCI, a global commodities merchant headquartered in the U.S., has now moved into the 34th floor of 20 Fenchurch Street. Como completed the project in just fourteen weeks from ...
CIT’s South Bank Tower has now been officially completed by main contractor Mace and stands proud amongst the OXO Tower, Tate Modern and London Eye.
The 42-storey high tower was originally built in the 1970s and named King’s Reach Tower. The project has extended the building by 11 storeys and reduced the original concrete core by 50%.
The development now offers amazing views across the London ...
Mace is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week – a national campaign from 16-22 May that has been running since 2000 by the Mental Health Foundation. This year, the focus for the week is promoting the importance of healthy and supportive relationships in reducing the risk of mental ill health.
One in four people will suffer from mental health problems every year and this can stop people ...
This week HRH The Duke of Cambridge visited the Weston Library to formally open the building following a three-year transformation by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, delivered by Mace.
The Weston Library, which is part of the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, opened to the public in 2015 and is now a 21st-century research library where scholarship, research, digitization and conservation ...
Last night, Mace placed in the top quarter of New Civil Engineers’ Top 100 companies for civil engineering excellence.
This is the first year New Civil Engineer is showcasing what excellence in civil engineering practice looks like by ranking the top 100 firms against its five core pillars.
After being assessed against technical excellence, use of future technology, taking a world view, ...
Congratulations to Mace’s occupational health lead for construction, Jennie Armstrong, who has become the first female winner of the British Occupational Hygiene Society’s (BOHS) Trevor Ogden Award.
The Award was created as part of BOHS’ 60th year anniversary activities. It is an annual award, nominated by BOHS staff, which recognises outstanding voluntary contribution to the Chartered Society ...
DLA Piper has appointed specialist fit-out and refurbishment contractor, Como to deliver the £3.4m fit out of the international law firm’s new home in the heart of Manchester city centre - One St Peter’s Square.
Como will be managing a fast turn around project to deliver the fit out of the eighth and ninth floors of the building to Cat A and Cat B. The project will create a high-end, high ...
Mace Cost Consultancy has today published its tender price forecast for the UK, which has downgraded the forecast for 2017 and 2018. While maintaining its forecast for tender cost inflation nationally in 2016 at 4.0%, it expects this to fall to 3.5% in 2017 and forecasts 3.0% in 2018.
To read the full Tender Cost Update, please click here.
There are a number of economic factors creating levels ...
The construction industry offers a large variety of roles, allowing apprentices at the start of their career to make a positive impact on individuals, societies and communities.
Mace is proud to announce that our apprenticeship scheme for 2016 is now open.
Whether you like the idea of working on a construction site, in an office or both, there are plenty of exciting career opportunities to ...
Mace achieved BIM Level 2 accreditation before the Government’s 4 April deadline, allowing the company to tender for centrally procured UK Government projects.
Mace was assessed by BSI – a verified business standards company, which ensures construction companies are capable of delivering projects using BIM. Contractors who want to tender for centrally procured UK Government projects ...
In light of our report, ‘National Infrastructure and local benefits’, Jason Millett, COO of Major Programmes and Infrastructure at Mace, talks about the Northern Powerhouse and the need for investment.
Our analysis reveals reducing journey times to key services by one minute will generate major economic benefits of £1.6 ...
Congratulations to Mace’s assistant construction manager Paige Finnerty who won the Construction Delivery Category at this year’s Construction Youth Trust’s Duke of Gloucester’s Young Achievers Award. The scheme looks to recognise individuals who have demonstrated excellence in their career.
Paige started her career at Mace in 2012 as a team secretary, but inspired by her construction ...
London’s first air purification unit has been installed at Mace’s The Avenue site at Tottenham Court Road – an 115,000 sq ft high-end retail and office development for Exemplar, in partnership with AshbyCapital.
The unit covers a 4m2 area and can produce up to 2 million litres of purified air every 24 hours.
Air quality in Central London is amongst the most polluted in the UK, ...
Mace, Arup, CH2M and Turner & Townsend win bids
Heathrow ready to deliver expansion as soon as Government gives green light
Heathrow Expansion would boost UK economy by up to £211bn, while creating 180,000 jobs and 10,000 apprenticeships
Heathrow has announced today the four winning bidders to assist in expanding the airport.
Following a competitive process Mace, Arup, CH2M and Turner ...
New analysis reveals reducing journey times to key services by one minute will generate major economic benefits to northern city regions
Reducing travel times to key services such as doctor’s surgeries, hospitals or supermarkets by just 60 seconds could give the Northern Powerhouse an annual £1.6 billion economic boost, according to new research published today by Mace.
The new report, ...
Tracey Locke, Head of HR at Mace, talks about women in construction.
Today is International Women’s Day where we are celebrating women from all walks of life and of course, careers.
Recent data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that women now make up only 11.2% of the construction workforce – the lowest level recorded in three years. This is a massive issue and disappointment ...
Mace has been appointed as main contractor to build the first element of the second phase of the residential development at East Village, the former Athletes’ Village for London 2012.
East Village is already home to more than 6,000 residents across 2,818 homes, with planning consent for further phases in-line with the 2005 Stratford City Masterplan. Located adjacent to Queen Elizabeth Olympic ...
The Big Data Institute, which is destined for big things, topped out last week with Mace at Oxford University’s City Road Campus.
Every day, more data about our lives is being generated than ever before. When it comes to saving lives, the bigger the data the better. Ninety per cent of the data in the world has been created in the past two years alone, experts estimate and the reason for that ...