The date works are completed is a significant and important event on all construction and engineering projects and one that holds great importance for employers and contractors alike. Rightly so, as completion will usually mark the transfer of certain risks, the release of retention, the point when responsibility for the works passes to the employer and the date that any obligation on the ...
Mace’s socio-economics team has contributed to the recent UK parliamentary report ‘No more lost generations: Creating construction jobs for young people’. This cross-party parliamentary report, led by the Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP and Lord Richard Best OBE, investigates how more young people can get into work. The necessary actions which the construction industry needs to take are self-evident: ...
One of the UK’s largest retail property businesses, Hammerson plc, has recently awarded Mace ‘Gold’, as one of its most sustainable supply chain partners.
As part of a recent effort to maintain high levels of engagement with its supply chain and encourage ‘greener’ activity, Hammerson introduced a programme to assess the environmental sustainability of its key suppliers. In the form ...
John Lewis has officially taken ownership of its new shop in Grand Central, Birmingham - an important milestone that marks the end of the construction.
John Lewis will be the anchor tenant of the Grand Central development at Birmingham New Street station when it opens in 2015. Grand Central will also hold 40 premium high street stores and more than 20 new concept cafes and restaurants. John ...
The Mace contracts and dispute consultancy recently received a new commission from a globally recognised hotel operator, to assist with the resolution of claims and contractual disputes on a new hotel project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
This project was completed nine months late and, upon receiving the Taking Over Certificate, the contractor had submitted a consolidated Extension of ...
Mace’s multi-disciplinary design team, including CDM, has recently obtained planning permission and listed building consent for the refurbishment of Senate House, a grade II* listed building located in the centre of Bloomsbury, London, UK. This building was originally designed by Charles Holden and opened in 1936 for the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
In 2012, Mace was ...
Mace has five finalists for the Women in Construction (WIC) Awards 2014: Anah Hosein, Kate Taylor, Kay Nagendra, Tara McDougall and Saheeda Parveen.
The WIC Awards give recognition to women across the construction industry who have excelled in their careers.
‘Best Apprentice/New Starter over 25’ - Anah Hosein
In 2011 Anah joined Mace as an Assistant Project Manager for the residential ...
Macro has appointed Hugh Henderson as Director of Consultancy, with a focus on developing its consultancy business across the globe.
After five years in the United Arab Emirates, Hugh has moved to Macro's UK head office at 155 Moorgate where he will build on his experience in the Middle East and expand the business into new countries and new sectors. Initially, he will focus on broadening the ...
International facilities management company Macro has won a three year contract with IT company Citrix, delivering facilities management across 12 European countries.
Macro will be working with Citrix, a leader in virtualisation, networking and cloud infrastructure to enable new ways for people to work better, delivering a seamless programme that standardises processes across the company’s ...
Our teams from London, Manchester, Istanbul, Moscow and Dubai really enjoyed meeting you at MIPIM 2014.
Our teams felt the mood at MIPIM this year was one of confidence. Sentiment is almost universally positive.
Please click here to view our global brochure which demonstrates how we continue to make a positive contribution to cities across the world.
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Mace is delighted to announce it has been shortlisted for two major awards at the this year’s Building Awards. Mace is a finalist for ‘Major Contractor of the Year (over £300m)’ and in the ‘Project of the Year’ category for Sellar Property’s The Place. This is also the second year in a row that a Mace project has been shortlisted for ‘Project of the Year’.
The annual Building Awards are ...
Istanbul’s largest hotel, the Hilton Bomonti Hotel and Conference Centre, has officially opened its doors to guests. Project managed by Mace, the hotel offers 829 rooms across 34-storeys, as well as a total meeting and events capacity of 6,350 people.
Mace worked closely with the client’s development management and contracting teams to successfully deliver this multi-million Euro development. ...
In aid of the Mace Foundation, Mace hosted its second Burns Supper & Ball at The Savoy last week, with this year’s event focusing on the success of the Foundation as it reached its one year anniversary. As one of the most significant dates in the Foundation’s calendar, this year saw fundraising reach £90,000
On Friday 31 January, the Mace Foundation welcomed 330 clients, suppliers and ...
In London and the South East we expect tender cost inflation at 3.5% during 2014 as the market reacts to increasing construction demand. Nationally, markets are seeing an increase in demand but this is still very localised and not consistent. We have therefore increased our Q4 2013 figure by 0.5% to 2% in 2014 and then to 2.5% in 2015 and 3% in 2016.
Although the quarterly figures forecast ...
Mace is a founding partner in the new Sir Simon Milton University Technical College. The project was given the green light this week by the Department for Education and it will be established in Westminster by September 2015, with an aim to train and inspire a new generation of engineers, technicians and business leaders for transport engineering and construction jobs.
Based close to Victoria, ...
Throughout 2014, Mace will be hosting a series of practical Building Information Modelling (BIM) roadshows that reflect some of the key workflows and underpin Mace’s BIM delivery model: ALi360.
Under the theme ‘BIM: driving integration in construction’, the series will bring together experts from Mace and our partners to show how BIM, and its digital workflows can be implemented to ...
Macro has appointed Chris Bond as Director of Consultancy for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Chris Bond is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years' asset and facilities management experience. He joined Macro in January 2013 and has since made valuable contributions to projects across a range of sectors, including commercial, residential, hotels and leisure, and transportation ...
Mace’s Infrastructure and Aviation team sponsored the opening plenary session at the Runways UK conference in London. This one day conference was the first time that the three shortlisted projects within the Airport Commissions’ review, had the first chance to present their proposals to the key stakeholders in the aviation industry.
During the plenary session, Sir Howard Davies, Chair of the ...
Mace has announced that Como’s Managing Director, Steve Root has stepped down and been succeeded by Trevor Bacon, formerly Property Services Director at Tesco. Steve Root will continue in a part-time capacity, focussing on developing key strategic relationships.
Steve Root joined Mace in 2005 and was appointed as MD of Como in 2008, taking on some of the largest, fastest and most complex ...
Mace's international facilities management subsidiary, Macro, has appointed Nigel Davies as Director of Operations, responsible for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
With an engineering degree and an MBA, Nigel has spent the last thirty years working for international companies such as GECO Engineering, Thermo LLC and Mitsubishi Electric, negotiating large projects with clients, ...