Sense, the cost consultancy arm of the Mace Group, has published its first quarterly construction industry inflation report of 2010. This quarterly report is a download from the Sense website and provides an insightful overview on the current state of pricing within the construction sector and of the market itself.
"Economists believe the UK officially exited its longest recession since World ...
John Boulby, Mace regions operation director for regeneration has spoken to Regeneration and Renewal outlining the new opportunities that exist in the sector despite looming cash shortages. Stating that the public sector squeeze will not drive Mace out of regeneration John explains how long term relationships and a broad range of experience is the key to weathering the storm: “Regeneration is ...
Hadley Mace Ltd has been appointed to the Homes and Communities Agency Delivery Partner Panel in the Central and Southern regions. Panel members, in addition to working on HCA projects, will be available for procurement to local authorities, regional development agencies and other public agencies to deliver new homes through programmes such as the Local Authority New Build and Public Land ...
Peter Brumby, Managing Director of Mace Macro, the facilities management consultancy has written a full report on the inaugural EU FM Summit held in the Netherlands in January 2010.
In "FM sans frontieres", Peter rounds up the mood, vision and sheer range of topics covered at the convention, which brought together a truly international spread of delegates, united by a common interest in ...
In addition to helping deliver a world-class visual arts facility for Colchester, Mace is helping to boost employment for the city’s local community. As work commences on the project, Mace has offered two local unemployed people the chance to gain valuable work experience as part of Essex County Council’s pre-apprenticeship programme which has so far seen 21 vulnerable people gain invaluable ...
Land Securities has appointed Mace Group on the prestigious Park House development on London's Oxford Street following a competitive tender.
The 500,000 sq ft Park House project, the largest development on Oxford Street for 40 years, will be delivered by the same highly successful team that delivered the Ropemaker project and will be led by director Jonathan Foster. Park House will provide ...
Following its annual survey amongst architects, BD World Architecture has named Mace Group as the number one project management company for the sixth consecutive year.
The survey asks architecture practices to rate which companies they most enjoy working with, under the categories of project managers, contractors, cost consultants, service and structural engineers. Testimonials from some of ...
Architects Journal (AJ) has selected Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios' St Mary Magdalene Academy as the best education project of the decade. Delivered by Mace Plus, the project was selected for the accolade by journalist Kieran Long who said: "The best school I saw, among so many to choose from, was Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios' St Mary Magdalene Academy."
Kieran reviewed the building in the ...
This February, Mace will join key representatives of the UK’s education sector at the fifth Building Schools Exhibition & Conference taking place at ExCeL London, the largest event for those involved in the design, construction and management of schools. Mace is involved in all current major UK government education programmes, from BSF to academies, schools to universities and has worked ...
2010 gets underway with an early success in the area of sustainability and the environment. Mace's science and technology team has achieved five out of five stars in a British Safety Council five star environmental management system audit.
Mace has always placed great emphasis on maintaining a high level of environmental, health and safety performance, winning numerous awards and accolades. ...
Mace has appointed Nick Demain as country manager of South Africa.
With 16 years of experience managing challenging international projects, Nick will work with a range of clients on market-defining projects. The Group is looking to explore opportunities within South Africa having already procured and delivered a number of projects across the continent.
Nick and his team will work with a range ...
Mace Plus has issued a white paper titled "The building blocks of successful school building" that explores best practice and provides useful information on the delivery of new and improved educational facilities.
The paper is a response to the government-driven capital investment in upgrading and rebuilding fatigued educational facilities to bring them into line with 21st century standards. ...
A Mace Technology team will deliver a new sustainable heat capture technology for the Telehouse West project.
The surplus heat created by racks of servers will be used to power residential and business properties in the surrounding area. The decision to install the system stems from the strict regulations issued by the Greater London Authority (GLA).
Wind turbines, river water cooling and fuel ...
The Bridge Academy has been recognised by the Federation of Plasterers and Drywall Contractors as a unique example of what can be achieved using the metsec framework. Mace Plus directors will be attending the annual Plaisterers' Awards 2009 to see if their project is successful.
The project is one of the leading contenders to win the top prize at this year's awards ceremony. Mace Plus will sit ...
Mace Living has secured a place on the Poplar HaRCA (Housing and Regeneration Community Association) framework alongside 13 other contractors.
Poplar HaRCA is a registered social landlord that manages around 8,490 homes in Poplar that were transferred from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Its aim is to work with the local community and partners to make Poplar a better place to live.
Mace Living has held a workshop designed to engage with its supply chain to emphasise key health and safety issues.The workshop was designed to aid the development of good working relationships with the supply chain and ensuring each part understands the high expectations and level of quality required.
The event kicked off with a presentation by John Knight and Rob Kremis addressing Mace ...
The Mace aviation team at Heathrow has completed the critical enabling works for the closure of Terminal 2 with the handover of the last two projects, QB bussing and Pier 7 baggage and connections.
QB bussing was a logistically challenging project which included the remodelling of the central terminal roads system to construct new bus routes. The majority of the works were completed at night ...
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of the Mace Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Fisher as new associate director in the South West. Gary will be based in Bristol and will be responsible for strengthening the group’s cost consultancy offer in the region.
Gary has experience in a variety of sectors including retail, residential, commercial and major office developments. Having ...
Mace has been appointed by NaREC, the National and Renewable Energy Centre, to undertake the project management of the marine drive test facility in Blyth, Northumberland. The facility will enable testing of marine drive systems and other wave energy device components before deployment to the 'real' environment. NaREC is recognised throughout the world as a centre dedicated to accelerating the ...
Her Majesty The Queen has officially opened the new Ashmolean Museum. The Ashmolean re-opened to the public on 7 November, following a major multi-million pound redevelopment led by a Mace project and programme management team.
Her Majesty visited a number of the galleries before visiting the rooftop restaurant, where she was formally introduced to architect Rick Mather and Steve Tighe of Mace ...