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 ...
Mace is celebrating ten years in Spain with a team numbering approximately 80 people who have delivered more than 100 projects with a combined construction value of circa €2,000m. Projects include landmark schemes such as Madrid Xanadu, Plaza Mayor and most recently, a new British embassy in Madrid for client the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This year the team is working on 25 projects in ...
Mace Plus has been shortlisted in the Concrete Society Awards 2009 for the Old Road Campus project in Oxford. The project has been highlighted to receive either a certificate of excellence or commendation in the new structures category.
The overall winner will be announced at The Concrete Society Awards dinner in London on the 13th November. The awards dinner will include a rolling visual ...
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 Plus has met one of its principal targets for 2009 with the successful completion of a final two-day environmental assessment to achieve accreditation to the BS EN ISO 14001:2004 standard.
Following an initial assessment in May 2009, BSi auditors undertook the final two-day assessment on 24-25th August during which all business systems and processes, both in the office and on site, were ...
Mace in Spain is pleased to report that construction works on the extension of the Plaza Mayor Shopping Centre, are continuing at great speed as the project nears completion. The mall, which is another in the portfolio of Sonae Immobiliaria, a major Portuguese developer, is located near Malaga airport.
The client is a leading international developer of large and mid-sized shopping centres, and ...
August saw the launch of Action Month at Como. The initiative was introduced to encourage staff to get involved and make the most of their Mace volunteer day and is part of Como's commitment to corporate social responsibility.
City Action, a volunteer brokerage which concentrates on linking city organisations with appropriate charities in the surrounding boroughs was consulted to find ...
The masterplanning project for University of West England's main Frenchay campus site has reached the end of its strategic options stage. Mace is providing project management services on the masterplan project which will provide the framework for a £150m programme of development over the next ten years.
UWE deputy vice chancellor John Rushworth said of the project: "Mace was set a very ...
Mace Plus spent a day at Garth Hill College when they were invited 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 students an insight into the construction ...
Mace and Sense have been appointed by East Northamptonshire Council as project managers and cost managers on the new £13m leisure centre for Rushden and the surrounding area, the first phase of long-term regeneration plans for the town.
The leisure centre is to be developed at Manor Park, Rushden and will replace existing facilities which are in need of upgrading. As a result, two key town ...
Mace Group has featured in the August issue of University Business magazine, highlighting its experience in the higher education sector. In an increasingly competitive education market, with students demanding higher standards of living and learning environments, it is the institutions themselves who must deliver effeciencies and evaluate their estates. With its experience and flexible ...
Mace associate director Tim Court was invited to speak to the Birmingham Best Practice Club last month at the Hotel du Vin in Birmingham. Tim is currently working on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre transformation project in Stratford upon Avon and enlightened members on the challenges of delivering the modern refurbishment of a Grade II listed 1930s theatre.
Tim spoke of the innovative ...
The science and technology team's reputation for high safety standards has been recognised with a highly prestigious five stars in the British Safety Council's five-star health and safety management system audit.
The international audit looks at the safety management systems of a business as a whole and at the compliance and best practice procedures within those systems. It is split into five ...
Mace has been appointed as project manager and technical advisor on the Harris Academy in Purley, Surrey through its existing relationship with client Croydon Council.
Sense is providing cost consultancy services and Mace's Hertford office is responsible for engineering design services. The academy will be operational in the existing buildings from September 2009 with the new build and ...
Mace Group is proud to participate in this year's Haringey Young Heroes awards, which support and recognise the inspirational young people living in the borough by sponsoring the young entrepreneur award. The aim of the event was to celebrate Haringey children and young people's positive contribution to their own lives, the lives of their families and the wider community. There were 11 award ...
Mace is proud to be sponsoring young athlete Ryan Scott in his bid to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games. The sponsorship deal was set in motion after Mace CEO and Chairman, Stephen Pycroft met Olympian Jason Gardener MBE at a charity event and was keen to learn how Mace could support an aspiring athlete.
Ryan Scott is being coached by Lloyd Cowan, who is also the coach of 400m Olympic gold ...
Mace has been appointed by client National Museums Liverpool (NML) to undertake the base build project management role on the £72m Museum of Liverpool project. Until recently Mace was working with NML on the £41m base build contract as client advisor, project management support and design coordinator. The Mace project team will now work until building handover at the end of the year.
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of the Mace Group, has published its fourth construction industry inflation report. 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.
"Whilst there are signs that the pace of contraction in economic activity is now moderating, ...