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  • 09.08.2009
    Mace has been appointed by client National Museums Liverpool (NML) to undertake the base build project management role on the £72m Museum of Liverpool project. Until recently Mace was working with NML on the £41m base build contract as client advisor, project management support and design coordinator. The Mace project team will now work until building handover at the end of the year. The ...
  • 04.08.2009
    Sense, the cost consultancy arm of the Mace Group, has published its fourth construction industry inflation report. This quarterly report is a download from the Sense website and provides an insightful overview on the current state of pricing within the construction sector and of the market itself. "Whilst there are signs that the pace of contraction in economic activity is now moderating, ...
  • 03.08.2009
    Mace Group is pleased to announce it has two finaiists in this year's Construction Manager of the Year Awards. Karl Barr has been shortlisted in the new build/ refurbishment projects over £10m to £15m for his work on the Milton Park development for client MEPC and Chris Travers has been shortlisted in the new build/ refurbishment projects over £7m to £10m for the Granta Park development, again ...
  • 02.08.2009
    Sense was appointed in March 2008 to carry out cost consultancy on one of the largest fit outs in the City of London this year for client Addleshaw Goddard at Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell Street, London. Working alongside Fox & Co as client representative, GTMS as project manager, MCM as interior designers, Chapman Bathurst as service engineers, PTI as IT consultants and Overbury as main ...
  • 02.08.2009
    Mace Group has increased its position in Building magazines' ‘Top 150 Contractors and Housebuilders 2009' tables, which consist of Britain's biggest mid-market private sector companies rated in order of most pre-tax profit and turnover. Mace gained an impressive five places from 37th to 32nd this year in the turnover tables and a rise to 74th from 47th on pre-tax profit accrued and value for ...
  • 28.07.2009
    Mace Group's utilities sector has hosted its first ever Celebrity Cricket Challenge and raised an impressive £28,000 for WaterAid. The event, held at the BritOval in London, saw teams from the UK water industry battle it out against each other with a complimentary Bunbury player thrown in for good measure. The Bunbury's - the world's number one celebrity cricket team includes famous cricketers ...
  • 28.07.2009
    Mace Living has hosted its first architectural tour of London for clients including representatives from The Hilton and Radisson Edwardian hotels, Sprunt, Peter Dann, Glebe and APS. Guests braved Piccadilly in London on a wet and windy day to be treated to a look at the remarkable achievements of some of London's most celebrated architects, responsible for rebuilding the Piccadilly area ...
  • 27.07.2009
    The Mace transportation team has issued the next edition of Transpire - its quarterly newsletter featuring news and insight from the industry. This edition asked 'What role will public opinion play in the creation of the UK's high speed rail network?'. Following Mace Group's transportation breakfast briefing in June, they decided to expand on the central theme of that event: what will it take ...
  • 26.07.2009
    Como has won two safety awards, the first from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSpa) and the second from the British Safety Council, to add to its growing number of safety accreditations. RoSpa awarded Como the gold achievement award for its occupational health and safety performance. The main objective behind these awards is to help motivate health and safety performance ...
  • 23.07.2009
    Mace Group's utilities team has been awarded a contract extension with Network Rail. The team will take over the management of all utility diversions for Blackfriars station, which is one of a number of stations being upgraded as part of the Thameslink Programme. The project comprises diversions, removals and new connections for electricity, gas, water and telecommunications. The project ...
  • 22.07.2009
    Mace Group, the global consultancy and construction firm is hosting its Celebrity Cricket Challenge, in aid of WaterAid at the BritOval this Friday, 24 July. 
 
The event will see the UK water industry take on the infamous Bunburys – the world’s number one celebrity cricket team. The Bunburys, founded by David English MBE, includes famous cricketers and sporting / non- sporting ...
  • 21.07.2009
    Mace took an active part in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) annual open day on Sunday 19th July 2009. The project team working on the theatre transformation project showed over 3,000 visitors around the site effectively doubling the number that attended last year. Its popularity is perhaps not surprising, with the outer shell of the building almost completed the theatre is an impressive ...
  • 16.07.2009
    Como has hosted its latest architectural tour of London, this time at Somerset House on the Strand. The tours have become somewhat of a tradition with Como and its clients, who have previously enjoyed tours around unique areas of London including Southwark and the City. The tour of the neo-classical styled Somerset House was led by architect and lecturer Benedict O'Looney, who guided guests ...
  • 15.07.2009
    Macro, the facilities management arm of Mace Group, together with a Mace project team in Germany has delivered a new headquarters building in Frankfurt, Germany for Invesco, the global investment management firm. The project team were faced with many challenges including the proviso that all works must be completed by the landlord using their architects and local supply chain, whilst concept ...
  • 14.07.2009
    The Considerate Constructors Scheme visited Mace Plus project Teddington School and resulted in an exceptional score of 37 out of 40. In his second visit to the site, the monitor scored against eight criteria (considerate, environment, cleanliness, a good neighbour, respectful, safe, responsible and accountable) and gave the site team 4.5 in six of the eight categories, reserving full marks ...
  • 12.07.2009
    Mace has successfully completed the construction of the 2009 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in time for the key deadline of the gallery's annual summer party. Designed by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA, the leading Japanese architecture practice, the new Pavilion commission forms part of an ongoing programme of temporary structures by internationally-acclaimed architects and designers. ...
  • 11.07.2009
    The public sector offices team has compiled a case study of the work they have been doing with Hertfordshire County Council on its office transformation scheme. The case study highlights how the transformation of working environments and practices can translate into measurable benefits in the delivery of core services. Seeking efficiencies at a local government level has been high on the ...
  • 09.07.2009
    In the second of its series of cost updates for specialist trades, the Sense Cost Consultancy team considers refurbishment and fit-out in the office and retail market for Building magazine. The value of the commercial refurbishment and fit-out sector rose to a record £7.8bn in 2007 after several years of buoyant growth. Together the offices and retail sectors account for about half of this ...
  • 09.07.2009
    Mace Group has secured an extension to its existing project management appointment to provide consultancy services in advance of a single-stage design and build tender for client Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) Ltd. EICC has submitted a detailed planning application for an £85m extension to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, due to be issued in late 2009.. The key ...
  • 09.07.2009
    Mace Group has been awarded a £70m construction management contract for the redevelopment of Quadrant 1, the former Café Royal block, by client Alrov. The five star boutique hotel will comprise 160 luxury bedrooms, spa facilities, health club with pool, business centre and prime Regent Street retail space at ground level. Quadrant 1 is located at the lower end of Regent Street, adjacent to ...

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