The Mayor of London fulfilled his pledge to build the UK's first urban cable car when the Emirates Air Line opened last Thursday 28 June 2012.
The 1.1km long river crossing, between Greenwich and the Royal Docks, has the capacity to carry up to 2,500 people per hour in each direction, the equivalent of 30 buses. Initially it will operate seven days a week, from 0700 to 2100 Mondays to Fridays, ...
Mace has won a £100m contract to become the main contractor on European Land and Property’s 3 Merchant Square development of flats in Paddington, London. 3 Merchant Square will include 159 private apartments along with 42 affordable apartments and retail space on the ground floor. Completion is expected in summer 2014 and apartments are already available for sale off plan via the ...
The project team delivering the Emirates Air Line are hosting a seminar on Tuesday 03 July, to share their knowledge, experiences and behind the scenes information about the project; from concept to delivery. This seminar will explore the technical challenges the project team faced and the innovative solutions used to overcome them. There will be a chance to pose questions and an opportunity ...
The Mace team working on the Victory Heights project in Dubai is celebrating a milestone with the completion of the first show villa for the second phase of the project.
The team started work on the second phase of Villa works in late December 2011 and so was delighted to open the show villa to the public in May 2012.
Mace has been working as project manager on the unique gated golf community ...
Today, the Mayor of London announced the Emirates Air Line will open to the public from midday on Thursday 28 June 2012. The handover of the cable car, the first in the UK, marks the last significant milestone on the project that aims to improve connectivity and transform the surrounding area into a new metropolitan quarter.
The 1.1km long river crossing will have the capacity to carry up to ...
On Friday 11 May seven members of Mace's utilities team chose to take a break from their day job to help decorate a local community hall in Hertfordshire.
The Mill End community halls are nearly always in use by breakfast and afterschool clubs, dancing and fitness groups and the elderly and disabled so there was a small window of opportunity to give the hall a new lease of life. The team ...
As part of the company’s commitment to sustainable construction practices, Mace is aiming to divert all food waste from landfill across five projects in London. The Mace Logistics team has been collecting canteen food waste from construction sites The Emirates Air Line, Park House, the British Museum, St Paul’s public school in Barnes and the Fox West data centre at Stockley Park. The ...
The team working on the new Nokia operations factory in Hanoi, Vietnam has recently celebrated the commencement and official launch of the project. The launch was attended by Marcus Burley, John Jo Hammill, David Watkins and John Campbell the project director.
The project involves the project management and construction supervision of the design and construction of Nokia's new $115m, 80,000 ...
Ashghal, Qatar's public works authority (PWA), has appointed a joint venture between Mace and EC Harris to deliver a major programme of social infrastructure building projects across the country. The contract is worth a total of QR415million (£72million), and will last for five years, with the option to extend by a further two years.
Due to the population and economic growth in the State of ...
The construction of London’s newest transport link reached another milestone today as all 34 cabins of the Emirates Air Line took off for their inaugural load testing flight.
This extensive testing programme is part of a series of rigorous safety trials and follows last month’s completion of the Emirates Air Line’s three towers with cabling extended across the river. The cabins will travel ...
With the final pieces of its unique glass structure now in place, The Shard is fast approaching completion. Following construction since day one has been a television crew from Channel 4, minutely tracking the progress, the challenges, the hurdles and the surprises involved in building Europe's tallest tower. Originally transmitted on 2nd May, you can watch the show "The Tallest Tower: ...
Mace provides an exclusive insight into its multi-disciplinary team of infrastructure experts.
Delivering an Olympic Games from inception to legacy, Europe's first urban cable car scheme and having a 20 year relationship with the UK's largest airport operator Heathrow Airport Limited, formerly BAA, Mace has worked on some of the world's largest infrastructure projects.
With a widespread client ...
Mace is attending the BCO Annual Conference, taking place on 23 May to 25 May in Manchester. The title of the conference is The Phoenix Effect, focusing on regeneration, reinvention and results and this year we will celebrate the part we have played in the regeneration of Manchester and the surrounding areas.
Mace has a considerable reputation for delivering lasting value in ...
Mace's collaboration with Southern Water and its supplier Morrison Utility Services has featured in an article in Utility Week, where Mace project manager, Morné Cloete, outlines a pioneering scheme to relieve the effects of drought and the subsequent water use restrictions introduced by seven water companies in the UK since April 5. The scheme, the first in the UK, is helping Medway Council ...
At last night's prestigious Building Awards 2012, Mace was named Project/Construction Management Firm of the Year for the second year running.
The Building Awards recognise the industry's top performers and encourage sustained performance and further development throughout the sector. The award was given in recognition of Mace's performance over the past 12 months with highlights ...
The Mace logistics team has been awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Award for Occupational Health and Safety at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2012.
Andy Brown, Contracts Director said: “I am delighted to be receiving this award, our third in three years, it shows that we are being recognised for our approach to the prevention of accidents. ...
Following several months of detailed planning and engineering, Mace's aviation team achieved a major construction milestone on Heathrow's Games Terminal topping out on time and budget. The event, attended by 2000 Olympic Gold Triple Jump champion Jonathan Edwards, marked the first time the terminal structure had become waterproof.
Previously a temporary events building, the new terminal is ...
Construction of the Emirates Air Line has reached a major milestone as Mace successfully completed the erection of all three towers and the installation of a 1.1km long stretch of steel cable across the River Thames.
Main construction works on the UK's first urban cable car have been taking place either side of the river since July 2011 with Mace providing design and build services ...
Mace’s higher education team has had another successful Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) exhibition and conference. Bringing together top estates directors from the higher education sector, the three day event provided Mace with the chance to build new relationships, strengthen existing contacts and share sector insight with key decision makers across the industry. ...
On Friday, Mace's project team at the Shard achieved its latest milestone as it successfully lifted the final section of steel into place. Now at its full height of 310m, which takes the iconic landmark building to an equivalent of 95 floors, the project is edging closer to completion.
The achievement marks the last piece of steel slotting into the Shard's third and final phase which ...