Mace has announced today that Marcus Burley will succeed Michael Davies as Chief Operating Officer for international operations in April 2011.
Marcus Burley, who has been a group board director at Mace since 2007 and Deputy Chief Operating Officer for International since 2008, will take over the operational responsibility for the international consultancy and construction company’s overseas ...
The Shard, London’s new landmark mixed-use building, has become the UK’s tallest building as construction of its 72-storey central core completed this week. As a result the current structure is now 244 metres high and has already become an exciting addition to the capital’s skyline. On completion the Shard will have risen to 87 storeys at 310 metres (1,016 ft) and be Europe’s tallest ...
Following on from Mace’s seminar session at the DataCenterDynamics conference (DCD) in London on 9-10th November, Mace director Alex Sharp will be presenting at the Beijing show, which forms part of the global series of DCD events.
Alex will be presenting a case study titled: 'A major financial institution’s use of CHW and CO@ high density cooling' and will be joined by Robert Thorogood, Chief ...
Following a year of record financial performance in 2009, increased global awareness of the Mace brand and analysis of extensive feedback through our customer satisfaction survey programme, Mace is consolidating its structure into a simpler, more powerful brand. The move marks the next stage in the company’s growth strategy, which focuses on being a global brand as it expands its service offer ...
Galeria shopping centre in St Petersburg, whose construction was project-managed by Mace, was officially opened on 25th November 2010. The VIP opening event saw a ribbon cutting ceremony by Mrs Valentina Matviyenko, Governor of St Petersburg and Yevgeny Feld, principal investor. The opening was attended by a host of dignitaries and VIPs including Sergei Ivanov, Deputy Prime Minister of the ...
Information technology is increasingly recognised for its make-or-break role in the delivery of efficient buildings. Mace has been offering ICT services as part of its whole property life-cycle approach for some time. In a recent interview with Computer Weekly, Mace’s Chief Information Office (CIO) Guy Miller explains Mace's aim in making technology a key element of the company's unique ...
Following on a successful first year of operations in North America, Mace shared its distinctive approach to facilities management with attendees at 2010 World Workplace Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. The event took place just a few weeks after Mace was crowned “New Company of the Year 2010” at the Governor’s International Awards, which was featured in October’s edition of the ...
Following Mace's successful delivery of the 2009 and 2010 Serpentine Gallery pavilions, the company has once again lent a helping hand to the arts and culture sector with the installation of an inspiring exhibition in London by one of the UK’s most acclaimed artists, Anish Kapoor.
This autumn, the Royal Parks and Serpentine Gallery are hosting a major exhibition of large scale outdoor ...
As the Shanghai Expo 2010 drew to a close at the end of October, the UK pavilion, officially known as the Seed Cathedral (though nicknamed the Dandelion by the Chinese), beat off competition from other large pavilions to win gold in the design category. As the Expo's top pavilion award, the category considered architecture, design, and representation of theme and decor. The Expo jury called it ...
As the Shard project continues to grow the project team has achieved an outstanding one million hours without incurring a RIDDOR* accident.
In recognition of this landmark achievement the team were presented with flasks and a charitable donation was given to lighthouse and Guys and St Thomas’
To mark their success, a small celebration on site was held for operatives. This was attended by ...
Built next to one of the world's largest shopping malls, the Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates opened its doors on 7th September 2010. The 25-storey luxury hotel features 481 guest rooms including 94 suites, two restaurants, a pool and spa lounge, 800 square meters of meeting space, nine rooms with individual pre-function areas, board rooms, and several venues for cocktail receptions and ...
An integrated Mace team has completed a remodelling project for Asda at its Basingstoke store. The success of the £2m project has resulted in further commissions to be delivered throughout 2011.
Asda appointed Mace to provide an integrated service of project, equipment and architectural management. The project included the creation of new photography and audio-visual areas, as well as a ...
Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has appointed Neil Hennessey to head up its construction offer to the retail sector.
Mace has a ten year legacy for consultancy services to the retail sector including such prestigious clients as Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Primark, Costa Coffee, Santander and Asda. Hennessey joins to build on the successes of a number of key ...
Mace has been appointed to work on the £38m first phase of the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst development, which is to be located on the GlaxoSmithKline research site. The contracting team has been tasked with finding solutions for the design and procurement processes.
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst is a joint venture funded by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills, GSK, the ...
Mace has been appointed by Telford & Wrekin Council to help with the design and delivery of its new civic offices. The council has proposed to rationalise its offices into three buildings, using "New Ways of Working" to achieve space savings and optimise service provision.
The council commissioned Mace to carry out a space utilisation audit in February 2010. The objective was to ...
Mace completed and handed over the new build phase of the Burnage Media Arts College on time and on budget this July, followed quickly by the completion of the final refurbishment phase at the beginning of September in time for the new school term.
As part of the Building Schools for Future (BSF) programme, Mace has been working with the Manchester City Council to provide programme, ...
Mace and Sense have jointly completed a fast track refurbishment of 276 student bedrooms and 44 communal areas for the University of Exeter in 9 weeks. The project was delivered on time and within budget to a value of £1.6m which included a full rewire of the electrical installation and fire alarm, new windows, water heaters and showers together with fire protection works and new ceilings. ...
A contracting team from Mace recently completed the strenuous South Downs Way bike ride with key client the Metropolitan Police Service. The team of eight set off from the Queen Elizabeth Park in Hampshire and cycled 75 miles over two days to Eastbourne.
Over £10,000 was raised, and a cheque was presented to the Great Ormond Street charity team on the 16th July. Stephen Henley of Mace ...
In the latest issue of Building for Education magazine, Mark Castle, director at Mace, discusses the challenges faced by the education sector, with the funding restrictions imposed by the coalition government, and how refurbishment may be the answer to creating schools of the future.
Mark argues that although the previous government's Building Schools for the Future programme has been ...
The Villa project team has completed the initial building works on phase two of the project, with 97 villas in the handover stages to client Dubai Properties. Formal handover will follow later this month. The remaining 122 villas in this phase are on schedule for handover by December 2010.
Phase one of the project saw Mace hand over 224 villas, of which 70 are now occupied.
The scheme is a ...