Just six weeks since the Mayor of London officially launched the capital's newest mode of transport, more than 500,000 passengers have been taken over the River Thames.
On Sunday 5 August, the Emirates Air Line achieved a total of 500,000 passengers since it was launched. On that day alone over 26,000 passengers took a flight across the Thames. On average, since the start of the Olympics ...
From Tuesday 28 August 2012, Mace’s new global headquarters will be located at 155 Moorgate, London, EC2M 6XB. Relocating employees from five London offices into one building for the first time since 2006 is an exciting and significant milestone for Mace. It will strengthen delivery of the company’s integrated service offer and clients will benefit from knowledge and expertise being ...
Mace, Network Rail and Birmingham City Council (BCC) last week celebrated the success of the Birmingham Gateway Project in achieving half of its commitment to develop 100+ Apprenticeships over the duration of the redevelopment of New Street Station.
Mace Project Director Richard Thorpe, Chris Montgomery, Project Director for Network Rail and Council Leader, Sir Albert Bore, were joined by over ...
Chairman and CEO Stephen Pycroft has no problem with Mace being “catapulted into the limelight” as told to Building magazine in an exclusive interview published on Friday. The magazine’s front cover and feature of “The man who scaled The Shard”, is a fitting salute to the release of one of Mace’s most successful report and accounts to date.
Described as one of London’s top contractors, Mace ...
On Thursday 9 August, Mace Deputy CEO Mark Reynolds will join a select committee of leading industry professionals to discuss the construction and infrastructure industry and major works in London and the UK.
The breakfast briefing, hosted by London Business Network, will provide an opportunity for those working in the industry to meet and network with the people who have first-hand experience ...
Following the successful completion of the Emirates Air Line, the first urban cable car of its kind in the UK, Mace and a consortium of cable car specialists recently hosted two events to celebrate the milestones achieved on the iconic development which is helping to regenerate east London.
The events included a knowledge sharing seminar with attendees from all over the construction ...
In what has been one of its most significant years, international consultancy and construction company Mace has reported a 9% increase in turnover from £851m in 2010 to 2011 to £928m. This has set the company on track to reach its strategic target of £1bn turnover by the end of 2012 and deliver its five year plan, set last year, to grow turnover by 50% by 2015.
Chairman and Chief Executive ...
The data we collect tells the story of how 'Safety first. Second nature.' is helping to improve our health and safety performance. Here are some of the highlights.
2 : 34Mace was rated number two for health and safety performance in the recent UK Contractors Group (UKCG) survey report on 2011 accident statistics. We are proud members of this 34-strong group of the UK’s leading ...
Our recent 'Safety first. Second nature.' employee survey provided some very useful feedback on what our employees thought of the programme and what they would like to see in terms of improvement.
The good news is 81% or our employees are proud to be ambassadors of 'Safety first. Second nature.' and 75% of them agreed the focus on safety has improved over the last 12-months. However, there was ...
As the development of 'Safety first. Second nature.' gathers momentum, it is attracting interest from Mace projects and offices around the world.
This is very welcome – and, as a result, we will be developing some more formal ways of keeping our international teams up to date with the programme.
The improved structure of our 'Safety first. Second nature.' page on Infomace – the company's ...
Our fourth Supply Chain Managing Director's H&S Forum was a great success, with over 90 directors from Mace's supply chain attending the event at the Congress Centre in London in June 2012.
Mark Reynolds, Mace Deputy CEO opened up the forum with an update on the 2012 'Safety first. Second nature.' programme. Mark shared lessons learned from our four serious ‘near miss’ incidents in 2012. ...
In a letter published in the Daily Telegraph last week, Chairman and CEO Stephen Pycroft was one of 20 leading figures in the construction industry to call on the Government to use the construction industry to stimulate the economy.
The letter marks the start of a new campaign called Creating Britain’s Future, which is designed to highlight the importance of the construction sector to the UK ...
Construction News last night awarded Stephen Pycroft, Chairman and CEO the prestigious Roll of Honour in recognition of his past and present achievements at Mace.
Stephen was presented with the award at a glittering ceremony held at Grosvenor House Hotel where Mace clients, CEOs and VIPs from construction, property and professional services gathered for a ceremony that celebrated industry ...
The Mace team at Birmingham New Street celebrated the ground breaking of the new John Lewis department store this week. Mace, as delivery partner and principle contractor, will be working with Network Rail to develop the store as part of the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street station and the Pallasades shopping centre. Mark Reynolds, Deputy CEO at Mace, Andy Street, Managing Director ...
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 ...