The serious consequences of inadequate health and safety controls were brought home to Mace employees during a recent series of talks by Jason Anker, who was left paralysed as a 24-year-old after falling from an unsecured ladder.
Now a motivational speaker and champion of health and safety, Jason spoke to three groups of Mace employees and some of Mace’s client teams, about the massive impact ...
Mace hosted its second annual Northern Client Reception at the Band on the Wall in Manchester.
The celebration of Mace’s continued contribution to the city’s regeneration over the last 15 years was well attended with a mixture of clients, project partners and city officials present.
Corrie star, Helen Worth, also known as ‘Gail McIntyre’ was a guest speaker at the reception. Worth drew on her ...
We have set an ambitious five-year programme to take our health and safety standards and performance from construction industry leading, to a level that challenges those world-leading organisations like DuPont and Shell.
We are building a culture that lives and breathes health and safety every day. A culture where putting safety first is second nature.
We are challenging ourselves and our ...
Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have toured the Five Islands School on the Isles of Scilly, which is being project managed by Mace.
The Queen also named the ’Queen Elizabeth Community Sports Hall’, due for completion in October 2011, and unveiled a granite plaque set into a local granite boulder. This will be placed outside the sports hall once complete.
The royal visit brought ...
For the fourth year in a row, Mace Macro has collected the award for FM consultancy of the year at the facilities management Middle East awards 2011.
Held on 1 June 2011, the awards drew more than 300 people to Palm Jumeirah in Dubai , to recognise those companies that had “made a significant contribution to the development of the region’s FM industry”.
“Winning this award is exceptional. We ...
Mace’s specialised facilities management (FM) company, Macro, has won the 'Partners Across Borders' award category at the EuroFM 2011 awards.
Held in Vienna on 24 May, the award acknowledged Macro’s excellence in delivering FM services to an organisation located in more than one European country.
In winning the award, Macro demonstrated an enduring and successful partnership with its client; a ...
Between 18–21 April, Time to Shine returned to a very sunny Stoke Mandeville Stadium to encourage young disabled people to participate in sport and cultural activities.
Hosted and funded by CLM, the London Olympics joint venture group (comprising CH2M Hill, Laing O’Rourke, and Mace), and supported by local charity, WheelPower, the four-day residential event introduced 120 young people from ...
In another example of a Mace employee taking on a tough challenge for charity, project manager Simon Frampton will be attempting to ride 1,000 miles in just 24 hours for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal’s RBLR1000 event, on 18–19 June.
The Royal British Legion is a UK charity that provides financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the ...
Mace’s specialist fit-out company, Como, has won the 'Fit-out of Workplace' category at the regional 2011 BCO London & South East Awards, for its Nomura fit-out project “One Angel Lane”, worth in excess of £100m.
The project was one of the largest fit-outs in Europe during construction, completed in an exceptional eight months, while incorporating one of the largest installations of ...
BBC presenter Andrew Marr has climbed one of the cranes building the Shard to experience a moment in the day of crane operator John Young.
Marr took the “rather serious morning’s walk to work” up the crane to take in the view and see the crane in operation as the Shard continues to grow at what Marr described as a “phenomenal, Jack and the Beanstalk pace”.
Mace is constructing the Shard, the ...
Mace has accepted five British Safety Council International Safety Awards at an awards night at the Grosvenor House in London.
The awards, all accredited with merits, were acknowledged by the British Safety Council for Mace’s “commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of your workforce during 2010”.
Olivia Lynch, Mace’s health and safety manager on the winning Fieldgate Street student ...
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 ...