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  • 28.02.2011
    Tangible signs of Mace’s expanding work in sub-Saharan Africa appeared this month, when retaining walls for the Kianda Towers project in Angola were completed. The US$323m project, located on the famous Bay of Luanda in the Angolan capital, consists of two 25-storey and two 27-storey commercial office towers, with retail elements and basement parking. “Completion of the retaining walls was an ...
  • 25.02.2011
    Mace will help recognise the efforts of innovative councils this year as a judge and sponsor of the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards 2011. Mark Holmes, Mace’s chief operating officer for consultancy, is one of three panel judges who will select the local government winner in the LGC Efficiency Award category. “Mace has a history of working with local government, and is proud to be ...
  • 24.02.2011
    In another example of its innovative approach to complex projects, Mace was able to relocate 32 tonnes of plant equipment, in 75 minutes, onto the roof of a building… without a crane. Mace’s science and technology team was replacing critical cooling tower and chiller plant equipment on the roof of a large building accommodating 1,700 staff. Complicating matters were the structural restrictions ...
  • 21.02.2011
    In February, Mace hosted its fifth annual Midlands Reception at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. The event was extremely well attended, with more than 400 guests including clients, project partners and city officials enjoying what has become a regular fixture on the industry calendar to celebrate Mace’s work on some of the region's most important building projects. And there was plenty ...
  • 16.02.2011
    With changes in government direction, cancelled education programmes and increased financial pressures, the education sector is facing an uncertain time. If there ever was a time to attend BSEC – the building schools exhibition, it is now. Mace will be joining key stakeholders including teachers, sponsors and local authorities to talk over the issues and share valuable insights and experience ...
  • 15.02.2011
    Mace has today announced the appointment of Steve Gillingham to the position of director for the northern and south-west regions. Steve’s promotion follows more than six years at Mace’s consultancy arm, Sense cost consultancy, which he helped grow from its London beginnings into a national business. Steve’s substantial experience across a range of sectors, including commercial, residential, ...
  • 14.02.2011
    Known for providing a highly-integrated services approach to its own construction and consultancy work, Mace has been successfully integrating with other companies – and on an Olympic scale. Mace forms the ‘M’ in the Olympic joint venture group CLM; an alliance of CH2M Hill, Laing O’Rourke, and Mace. And the alliance is working, with delivery of the massive Olympic Park project running to time ...
  • 09.02.2011
    Mace's team working on the New Doha International Airport (NDIA) passenger rail system station box, has achieved one million hours without a reportable accident. Mace is an industry leader in managing health and safety. By applying its proven health and safety strategy and contractor safety management system, and engaging its Qatar workforce, Mace was able to reach the milestone. Jonathan ...
  • 07.02.2011
    Last night, Channel 4 launched a new television series, The People's Supermarket, which will appear on screens for four consecutive weeks, at 8pm. Mace's retail team provided project management support during pre-construction and the works of the no-waste store that features in the supermarket series. After running his own restaurant and witnessing food waste first hand, Arthur Potts Dawson ...
  • 04.02.2011
    Mace has helped Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) reach financial close on its Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. This milestone, and the successful procurement of a strategic building partner for HCC, was reached two weeks ahead of schedule, following four years of work by the Mace team which provided programme and project management support, and acted as a technical advisor. ...
  • 02.02.2011
    Health and safety experts from Turkey and the Netherlands have visited London's Shard tower to learn from Mace about best practice occupational health and safety. Mace – which is building the Shard, now Europe's tallest building – is an industry leader in health and safety management, and values sharing its best practice approach. Sarah Hamilton, from the Institution of Occupational Safety and ...
  • 27.01.2011
    Widely recognised for delivering international construction and consultancy services, Mace also delivers exciting international employment opportunities. Mace has a breadth of services and international locations to make it an employer of choice. Country manager for Hong Kong, Penny Hubbard-Brown, is testament to the global opportunities available to Mace employees. Within a year of moving ...
  • 20.01.2011
    It seems a far-fetched goal: to build one of the world’s most sustainable cities in a desert, where typically urban environments devour power and resources to deliver a liveable infrastructure. And yet Masdar City is on track to be the world’s first wholly sustainable new city, powered by renewable energy, and Mace is playing a part in its delivery. Mace completed project management and ...
  • 14.01.2011
    Good ideas travel far. So it is that Macro has recently expanded its international operations to India, with a commission for long-standing client Invesco. In further proof of its innovative offer, Macro was again able to offer a better value, more competitive solution for the client without even having an established presence in India. Invesco is taking the top two floors of a brand new ...
  • 13.01.2011
    Mace’s enviable reputation for academy and school delivery continues with the recently completed Evelyn Grace Academy winning the prestigious Academy Development Award at the Education Business Awards 2010. A project that demonstrated sound project management and procurement skills, the academy, designed by Zaha Hadid, was also delivered on time and within budget. The Education Business Awards ...
  • 11.01.2011
    Sustainability has become a more pressing issue at most universities - campuses are large, intense energy users running heating and lighting around the clock, all year. Beyond pure environmental concerns, sustainability on campus means lower running costs in a time of public sector austerity. As government funding for education shrinks, research and expertise in sustainability could provide a ...
  • 20.12.2010
    Following the completion of the land deal between ITV and Peel Group, Mace has been appointed as project and construction managers for the relocation of Coronation Street and ITV’s move to MediaCityUK in Manchester in 2012.   The stand alone facility for Britain’s best loved soap will be built on a 7.7 acre site at Trafford Wharf, adjacent to the Imperial War Museum North and accessed by ...
  • 16.12.2010
    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 ...
  • 09.12.2010
    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 ...
  • 08.12.2010
    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 ...

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