In mid 2008, the Mace Plus board challenged senior managers to improve the company's safety protocol and a little over a year on, MUST cards and an associated training initiative have been introduced with impressive results.
A task group comprising six project-based team members was established with a remit to prepare a proposal for improving safety. The group came up with areas for ...
Mace Plus is delighted to have secured Richard Gillies, Director of Plan A and CSR at Marks and Spencer, to speak at its breakfast briefing on 3rd November about M&S's response to climate change.
With momentum building around climate change, the low carbon economy, population growth and fuel and food shortages, the talk will discuss what are the likely impacts of these issues on business. ...
Phil Terzza, senior technical consultant at Macro International provides his quarterly letter from Dubai, discussing how the rise in temperature in the region affects facilties management.
He comments about the awareness facilities managers need to employ to address the extreme temperatures and exposure to excessive sunlight that anyone working in the Middle East encounters. The effects of ...
Mace Group has played a key role in helping client The Natural History Museum to deliver the second phase of its Darwin Centre development on time. Opened by HRH Prince William, the landmark project is the most significant development since the museum moved to London's South Kensington in 1881.
The Darwin Centre comprises a cocoon under an atrium room, which provides a controlled environment ...
Mace Group has helped to successfully deliver the £50m new International Pier to Birmingham International Airport in time for the airport’s 70th anniversary celebrations. Mace was appointed in 2006 to manage the procurement, design and construction of the new pier with Mace Sustain as CDM Coordinator.
Mace staff joined 500 guests from the construction, aviation and business community at the ...
Mace and Sense have successfully delivered the first phase of Hartlepool Sixth Form College, opening the doors to students four days ahead of schedule to the delight of the principal, Rick Wells.
Involving the refurbishment of a Victorian merchant's house and an atrium connecting it to a new teaching facility, phase two is scheduled for completion in September 2010 and will involve demolition ...
In the final part of its series for Building magazine, Sense Cost Consultancy explores the difficulties that M&E contractors and suppliers are facing, the effect that's having on prices, and what the future may have in store
Recent industry surveys suggest the rate of decline in activity is bottoming out, but evidence specifically relating to services specialists, which account for about ...
The Bridge Acadamy in Hackney was featured in an independent review by Regeneration and Renewal magazine. As main contractor on the project, Mace Plus hosted a tour of the school with design expert Peter Dijkhuis.
The school specialises in music and its design was inspired by a guitar, which can be seen when viewed from above. Peter Dijkhuis discusses the building's design, features and its ...
Mace Plus has taken part in a round table discussion with Architects' Journal about the St. Mary Magdalene Academy in Islington, London.
Mace Plus operations director Stephen Henley and Andrew Sweeney, project manager on the academy joined representatives from the project team to discuss the making of the building and the wider issues surrounding school design.
To view the video of the round ...
Mace Sustain is supporting homeless charity Centrepoint by taking part in its Sleepout event and sleeping rough in the streets of London.
Six members of the community regeneration team including director David Rowbotham and community regeneration manager Gez Carr will be sleeping rough in Old Spitalfields Market on 12th November to help raise £250,000 to help Centrepoint provide services for ...
After a successful tour around Piccadilly in June, the Mace Living team hosted another tour on the 10 September around the Elephant and Castle area of London, once again led by architect and lecturer Benedict O'Looney.
The tour provided guests with an interesting glimpse into both old and new developments around Southwark. The area is experiencing a significant amount of regeneration work as a ...
Mace risk manager Kelvin Smith, has been nominated for an international student of the year award by the Institute of Risk Management. The nomination is the result of Kelvin's performance in the June exams during which he achieved the highest mark in the risk solutions module.
Delivered by the Institute of Risk Management, the post-graduate diploma offers an entry route to IRM membership. ...
A Sense team in the Midlands is celebrating the successful handover of the new £33m Gateway College in Leicester, a project Sense has been involved in as cost manager and employer's agent since January 2008.
The Gateway College project involved the relocation of the Sixth Form College from a cramped city centre site adjoining De Montford University to a new building situated on a greenfield ...
Mace Group has been placed 25th in the Construction News Top 100 construction contractors league table 2009. The league table was complied using latest turnover, growth and pre-tax profit figures from 2008 and 2009.
Mace also made the Top 100 table for firms ranked by total number of staff for the first time, entering at number 15.
To view the league table please visit Construction News ...
Mace Group has secured its first major Building Schools for the Future commission in the Midlands with an appointment as technical adviser for the £220m Walsall BSF project. The team involved was delighted to discover the client had awarded full marks for the quality of the tender submission. Fast-tracked by Partnerships for Schools (PfS) to take part in the wave 6a programme, client Walsall ...
Mace Group and client Corby Borough Council have celebrated the opening of a new international pool, a project Mace has been involved in as project manager and employers agent since 2005. The opening ceremony for the region's first 50m public pool was held on 24th July and was attended by 400 guests including Olympic swimmer Mark Foster who officially opened and tested the pool, setting the ...
Mace Plus has achieved environmental accreditation to the BS EN ISO 14001:2004 standard, meeting one of its principal targets for 2009.
Following an initial assessment in May 2009, BSi auditors undertook the final two-day assessment in August during which all business systems and processes, both in the office and on site, were thoroughly checked and the auditors were able to recommend Mace ...
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of Mace Group, has reached its fifth birthday, with managing director Chris Goldthorpe interviewed in the latest issue of Building magazine.
In the article Chris reflects on the past five years, some of the high-profile projects they have been involved in and and of Sense's ability to work as both as QS for internal Mace clients and as a stand-alone service for ...
Mace will celebrate English Language Day on the 13 October by hosting a breakfast briefing with Professor Christopher Mulvey, Trustee of The English Project.
Under the headline ‘The English Project: uncovering the DNA of our language' the presentation and discussion promises to be a fascinating introduction into the project's attempts to bring the history, diversity and cultural impact of the ...
On 15th July, a duo from Mace Plus became 'Sirs' for the day following an invitation from Garth Hill College to provide a presentation and interactive exercise on the various roles of construction in aid of the college's technical enterprise week'.
Construction and commercial managers on the project, Harish Raghwani and Ryan King, went back to school for the day to give 220 14-15 year old ...