The Crawley Library project has received the top prize in the 2009 West Sussex design and sustainability awards.
Mace delivered the £16m project on time and budget leaving client West Sussex County Council highly satisfied with the result. Acting as project manager and contract administrator Mace successfully handed over the project at the tail end of last year and it was officially opened to ...
Mace Plus have achieved a score of 36.5 out of 40 from the Considerate Constructors Scheme on the Evelyn Grace Academy in south London. The high score means the school is classified as 'an exceptionally good site' and results in an increase from its previous score of 34.
The school was highlighted for excellent practices including the accommodation of 180 pupils and staff within temporary ...
The directors of Mace Plus have spoken exclusively to Construction News and announced their plans to be a £200m company by 2012. The interview with Mark Castle, Terry Spraggett and Terry Nea marks Mace Plus' fifth anniversary and outlines their aim to grow the contractoring business organically by moving into new sectors and geographies, and winning larger jobs.
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Mace Group has been shortlisted as advisor of the year at the annual Excellence in BSF awards in recognition of its successful involvement in the national programme since 2004. In addition to the overall advisor award, five projects Mace is or has been involved in have also been shortlisted for various awards including best designs for new and remodelled schools, most inspirational use of ...
Brian Moone has reported that secured workloads have fallen and another quarter has passed without any increase in works packages, in the latest issue of Building magazine.
Brian comments: "Generally, lead times have fallen for the third consecutive quarter with no packages reporting an increase. Seven packages are reporting reductions in the time taken from receipt of order to mobilising on ...
Director of the Mace Business School Brian Moone, provides his quarterly update as published in the latest issue of Building magazine: spotlight on cladding.
With demand at a low ebb because of the recession, the downward trend for lead times across cladding systems is no surprise. Brian comments: "The lead time for cladding has fallen more than any other trade package this quarter and is at ...
Mace Group's Spainish office team has received a 'Project 2009' award from CESINE, a leading publishing group within the Spanish Real Estate market. Mace was presented with the award for its overall contribution to project management in Spain.
The award judges were largely united with five out of seven voting for Mace on the basis of the company's quality, procedures and high client ...
Mace Group has won a project management appointment on a luxury residential development for client Guia Hill (Macau) Investments Limited, a joint venture between Macquarie Real Estate and VC Group. This follows an appointment to carry out a due diligence report of the project site and demonstrates Mace Group's continued work in the region.
The US$32m scheme comprises 30 luxury apartments over ...
Mace Group has been appointed as project manager and client representative on the £36m Basildon sporting village by clients Basildon District Council and Essex County Council.
Basildon sporting village is intended to be the best sports facility in the East of England, providing premium, affordable and accessible sports, leisure and education facilities. Situated in the heart of Basildon, the ...
Macro is pleased to announce the introduction of a new senior team in North America as a result of winning a seven-year deal with a financial services organisation to deliver facilities management services across its North American office portfolio.
James McMullian will be the North American account manager, responsible for leading the strategic, operational and financial activities of the ...
Mace Group has once again been ranked within the top 50 firms in The Good Employer Guide 2009, published by Building magazine. The top ranked companies were chosen from all firms within the British construction industry willing to take part and the winners were selected according to how their employees rated them in a questionnaire.
Employees were asked to grade their firms in six areas: ...
Mace's science and technology team has won a Sword of Honour award from the British Safety Council (BSC) for health and safety works at the Nationwide site in Newbury.
Mace's health and safety services director, John Hanley said: "The Sword of Honour is considered the major achievement in terms of worldwide health and safety awards and the commitment of the technology team in upholding Mace's ...
Mark Castle, managing director for Mace Plus, will present at the forthcoming Education Construction conference in London on 19th November.
The conference will provide contractors, subcontractors, architects and engineers with vital insights into the future of the education construction market.
Mark will host a seminar on 'lessons from delivering academy buildings', drawn from Mace Plus' ...
Mace Group has been appointed by Prasa-Bogaris as project and construction manager for the RATC Urbanisation in Constanta, an approximately 100,000 sqm plot intended for a mixed commercial, retail, hotel and residential development.
This is an ambitious project, being run by a joint venture between Prasa and Bogaris, two Spanish developers established in Romania, as part of their eastward ...
The directors of Mace Plus paid a visit to Sandy Lane Primary School in Bracknell to help the children as part of the Mace Group's volunteer day programme.
The programme encourages staff to take a day out of work and give something back to the community. Mace Plus managing director Mark Castle did just this by taking part in a day of environmental projects with the local school children, ...
Mace Group has completed two student accommodation facilities for JG Land and Estates in East London.
Mace were appointed as project managers and employers agents on both schemes in 2006, working closely with award-winning architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios to deliver Hive Apartments and Broadway Malyan to deliver the Hive Studios.
The two residences have achieved a sustainable design to ...
Mace Group has been appointed as project manager on the $323m Kianda Towers project in Luanda, Angola by client Panservice S.A.
The project incorporates two 25-storey commercial office towers and two 27-storey residential towers with retail elements and basement car parking.
This project is one of several projects the group has won out of its Portuguese office. The development is scheduled for ...
In mid 2008, the Mace Plus board challenged senior managers to improve the company's safety protocol and a little over a year on, MUST cards and an associated training initiative have been introduced with impressive results.
A task group comprising six project-based team members was established with a remit to prepare a proposal for improving safety. The group came up with areas for ...
Mace Plus is delighted to have secured Richard Gillies, Director of Plan A and CSR at Marks and Spencer, to speak at its breakfast briefing on 3rd November about M&S's response to climate change.
With momentum building around climate change, the low carbon economy, population growth and fuel and food shortages, the talk will discuss what are the likely impacts of these issues on business. ...
Phil Terzza, senior technical consultant at Macro International provides his quarterly letter from Dubai, discussing how the rise in temperature in the region affects facilties management.
He comments about the awareness facilities managers need to employ to address the extreme temperatures and exposure to excessive sunlight that anyone working in the Middle East encounters. The effects of ...