While the financial crisis has forced many developers in the Middle East to place their projects on hold, Mace continues to put the finishing touches on the massive Ritz-Carlton hotel project in Abu Dhabi.
Mace’s adaptability and capacity to quickly mobilise in response to client needs has been crucial on the project, which has gone through some significant changes in the past year, including ...
Mace’s team working on the prestigious Port Baku Residences project, in Azerbaijan, has passed three million man-hours without a reportable accident.
The outstanding result, during a time when the project has reached peak output levels, is a live worksite example of how Mace is making safety first, second nature.
The project team has spent many hours working with the local sub-contractors to ...
Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has announced the appointments of Brian McNeese and Tim Tourville to lead its North America expansion.
Brian McNeese has been appointed as the managing director for consultancy in North America and will be responsible for developing the company’s program and project management offer. Tim Tourville takes the role of managing director ...
Mace has welcomed the publication of Sir Roy McNulty's "Rail Value for Money Study" today, a report jointly commissioned by the Department for Transport and the Office of Rail Regulation.
Mace's managing director of infrastructure delivery, Mark Loader, said: "Sir Roy McNulty's findings have been a long-awaited indicator of changes needed to ensure the industry's interests are aligned and cost ...
Mace’s team working on the Park House project has celebrated its first year in style after achieving a score of 37 out of 40 on its Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) audit – the highest for the year across Mace’s construction business.
Across all observations, the site was judged to be operating at a very high standard and taking measures that exceeded compliance requirements. The site’s ...
Mace has completed the construction of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ first hotel in Europe.
The five-star hotel, once the private palace of Roland Bonaparte, Napoleon’s grandnephew, is located across the river Seine and opposite the Eiffel Tower, offering unique views of Paris.
Mace’s experience of working in France was invaluable to Shangri-La, as was its team of bi-lingual project and ...
On 5 April 2011, a ground-breaking ceremony was held to mark the start of works on the Fujairah City Centre project, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to which Mace has been appointed project manager.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, the Crown Prince of Fujairah, laid the foundation stone of the new project along with Peter Walichnowski, CEO of Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) ...
More than 80 industry leaders recently attended the fourth state-of-the-market breakfast briefing held by Mace’s specialist fit-out company, Como, to hear a discussion on the topic: “should I stay or should I go?”.
Hosted at The Folly, in central London, the event presented an honest view of the current challenges facing the commercial office sector and the opportunistic outlook for the ...
Mace has been named as a “super group” on the Construction News (CN) Best Employers Index, which recognises and celebrates the good things that construction companies are doing despite the downturn. While companies are not given an overall ranking, within specific categories Mace topped the list for both pay and reward, and staff engagement.
“It is very pleasing to get recognition from ...
It’s not every day a well-known figure opens a Como project, but on 4 April, the Chancellor Rt Hon George Osborne officially opened the EMEA headquarters of global investment bank, Nomura, at One Angel Lane.
One of the largest fit-outs in Europe, and quite possibly one of the fastest, the 546,000 square foot Watermark Place was fitted out in just eight months. After acquiring Lehman ...
Mace has been appointed as the design and build contractor to deliver the new London cable car scheme that will span the Thames from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks.
The appointment adds another project to Mace’s portfolio of iconic London schemes that already includes the Shard and London Bridge Quarter, The Tate Modern Project, The British Museum North West Development, and the ...
The Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) exhibition and conference takes place next week, and Mace will be joining estates directors from UK universities at the conference and exhibition held at York University.
If there ever was a time to attend AUDE, it is now. Fresh from seismic shifts in policy and funding allocation, coupled with increasing competition from institutions ...
Mace Macro has signed a minimum three-year agreement to continue its work with ITN, the worldwide news and multimedia content company.
Macro has worked with ITN since April 2008, and will now continue to provide facilities management (FM) services at the company’s 200 Grays Inn Road site having previously provided on-site consultancy since 2004. Services provided include: mechanical and ...
For a third consecutive year in the Serpentine Gallery’s annual architectural series, Mace will be involved in the construction of the Serpentine Pavilion.
Designed this year by world-renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor, the pavilion will include a specially created garden by the Dutch designer, Piet Oudolf.
“I am delighted that Mace is involved with the construction of the Serpentine ...
Mace has won the project/construction management firm of the year and project of the year awards at the prestigious Building Awards 2011.
The Building Awards recognise the industry’s top performers and encourage sustained performance and further development throughout the sector. Mace was a finalist in four categories and won project of the year for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Transformation ...
Mace has set an ambitious five-year challenge to take its health and safety standards and performance from industry best practice to world leading.
Launched to hundreds of designers and suppliers at an event in London on 5 April 2011, Mace’s “Safety first. Second nature.” programme aims to create a culture that lives and breathes health and safety every day.
The event drew together industry ...
If you’re wondering, it’s 603 miles.
That’s how far Shaun Tate, operations director at Mace, is flying his powered paraglider to raise money for the UK charity Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
The enormous challenge has rarely been attempted in the UK and will require a large degree of good luck from the weather to be successful. For Shaun’s part, he has been training extensively to build ...
Mace’s project management team working on the Heron Tower, in the heart of London, has celebrated practical completion of the £240m project.
The Heron Tower, currently the City of London’s tallest, incorporates more than 40,000 square metres of office space and nearly 2,000 square metres of retail – including a public bar and restaurant at levels 38–40.
The building’s foyer also houses the ...
Mace and Brunel University have celebrated the topping-out of the university’s new Eastern Gateway Building, constructed by Laing O’Rourke.
Located at the main entrance to the campus and forming a striking first impression of the university, the four-storey building will include a main reception, auditorium with retractable bleacher seating, teaching accommodation for the Business School, a ...
Mace has been appointed as lead consultant for the University of Edinburgh on a new combined current and wave test facility. This commission demonstrates Mace’s fast-growing presence in the energy sector, following commissions with clients such as NaREC and EDF Energy with clients taking advantage of our expert team of energy specialists who deliver both traditional energy distribution and ...