At the 16th annual Building Awards, Mace has won Building's Project of the Year 2010. Mace's Ropemaker Place project was acknowledged with a "highly commended" for the WRAP Award and was runner-up to the Ashmolean Museum project in the Project of the Year category.
Below are the comments from the judges:
Building's project of the year Winner - Ashmolean Museum "Rick Mather Architects and Mace ...
The Heron Tower topping out ceremony took place last week and was hosted by developer Heron International and contractor Skanska.
Heron International chief executive Gerald Ronson, Skanska CEO Johan Karlstrom and Lord Mayor Nick Anstee gave speeches at the event which was also attended by representatives from Mace, including CEO and chairman Stephen Pycroft.
Scheduled for completion in ...
Mace's most high profile London project, Shard London Bridge, is cover star of the 30th April edition of Building magazine. In an in-depth examination of progress on the iconic new development above London Bridge station, Building looks at the many milestones the team have already passed. From organising a 36-hour hour continuous concrete pour to a truly innovative technique that allowed 21 ...
Mace is delighted to host the second ‘Mace Group Celebrity Cricket Challenge' in aid of WaterAid at the BritOval on Wednesday 14 July 2010.
Last year's event proved a storming success, with some great cricket being played and fun had by all. Over the course of the day we raised more than £30,000 for WaterAid to contribute to their fantastic work around the world bringing safe water to ...
The countdown to this year's Building Awards has begun and in its latest issue, Building focused on the finalists in the contractor of the year award.
Mace Plus is amongst the five contractors in the under £300m turnover category and has been highlighted for its quality of work, attention to detail and willingness to help beyond the expected.
Mace Plus is also a finalist in the public building ...
Mace's Paul Dalton has been short listed for the tenth annual Birmingham Young Professional of the Year (BYPY) Award in the property and construction category. Born and bred in Birmingham and with experience that includes time critical and highly visible projects such as Millennium Point, the NEC Arena and the recent Birmingham Gateway development project, Paul is a strong contender for this ...
In his quarterly contribution to Building magazine, Brian Moone of the Mace Business School reports on UK industry lead times and reveals it looks as though the industry may be turning the corner.
Having detailed the difficulties caused by the recession in articles throughout last year, Brian has now announced that the majority of contractors are reporting an increase in enquiries and for the ...
The Mace health team has been appointed as preferred supplier for project management services to the North West Collaborative Commercial Agency (NWCCA) framework. The NWCCA is an award winning collaborative purchasing agency for NHS Trusts in the North West of England. The agency has helped healthcare trusts achieve more than £90m in savings for the last four years. This appointment means that ...
The April issue of FMX, one of the facilities management industry's main trade publications, features Macro's Hayden Matthews on the cover, singled out from an article about showcasing the top 40 facilities management professionals under 40.
Having started his career in the controls element of the construction industry, Hayden was recruited by Macro in 2006, initially as an technical manager. ...
The annual Top 100 Regeneration Projects 2010 list has been revealed by Regeneration & Renewal's at this year’s Mipim conference and Mace is proud to be involved in just over a fifth of the named schemes. Now in its fourth year, the Regeneration & Renewal top 100 list is a unique listing of the biggest and most valuable physical regeneration schemes in the UK with the Olympic Park ...
Mace has helped to successfully deliver a wind farm on Ascension Island in the south Atlantic for the BBC World Service, providing civil engineering and project management services. The farm consisting of five turbines will provide up to 1650 kW of power for the island grid, which provides power for the BBC’s short wave transmitting station. The wind farm is planned to save up to £450,000 a ...
Mace has been named supplier of the year at British Land's annual Building Together awards for its collaberative works on the Ropemaker project
The award was presented to Mace having provided an "excellent" project management, cost management, contractor service. The Building Together scheme was instigated to recognise those who share best practice and assist British Land in managing its ...
Following a second visit to Mace Plus' Garth Hill college project, the assessors from the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) issued the project a score of 36 and a half out of 40. The score could have been stronger had it not been for CCS' practice of only allowing exceptional scoring once which was declared in the first visit.
The successful visit puts the site in the top 5% of the UK and ...
In a recent independent survey unveiled at the property conference MIPIM last week, Como was once again ranked as one of the top three fit out contractors in the London fit out market.
The report, compiled by Metropolis Property Research focused on the fit out of new and refurbished Grade A space between 2005 and 2010. According to the report, Como's share of the market increased by a ...
The Southampton Operational Command Unit (OCU) project has recently been used as a case study on the Design Quality Indicator (DQI) website. Mace has been working on the OCU project for Hampshire Police Authority which is in the process of relocating several satellite police stations into one custom built facility that includes a 36-cell custody suite.
The DQI was launched in 2002, led by ...
The facade for the new look Birmingham New Street station, part of the overall Birmingham Gateway project on which Mace Group is delivery partner and contractor, has been unveiled at an event attended by representatives from the four client organisations as well as local and industry media.
The façade mock-up provides the first opportunity for both the project team and the wider public to get ...
At its London Civil Engineering Awards 2010, designed to recognise engineering excellence in the capital, the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) named its top London projects of 2010 and two of the five projects recognised are being delivered by Mace Group.
The "buildings" award went to the Shard for its unique construction methodology. The "greatest contribution to London" award went to the ...
A Mace health team has successfully completed a new older adult mental health unit for Wrexham Maelor Hospital.
Mace has been providing project management services for the North Wales NHS Trust on the project since an external review showed its mental health services to be unsuitable, run-down and had a layout that was confusing for patients and difficult for staff.
Completed in January on ...
Following an initial visit in September 2009, Como has achieved accreditation to the British Standards Institute (BSI) ISO 14001:2004.
The audit comprised visits to three projects, including Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust, Linklaters Architectural Works and Project Shinkyo. The projects were a demonstration of Como's committment to following best practice, with waste management, site ...
For the fourth year in a row, Mace Group has ranked among the top 100 best companies to work for in the Sunday Times.
This year's survey reveals that despite tough economic times, employee engagement at Mace remains high, with four out of five respondents saying they are proud to work for Mace. In addition, the positive write-up reveals that 74% find their work stimulating, and 73% are excited ...