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 ...
Mace has won the big prize at the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards, walking away with the award for Major Firm of the Year.
Mace bucked the trend during 2010 to grow its staff numbers from 2,780 to 2,876 and increase its fees by 27% to £890m.
The award is recognition of Mace’s quality business performance in a tough market, a performance that was highlighted by work on high-profile ...
HRH The Princess Royal met with pupils, teachers, and local dignitaries earlier this month, when she visited and officially opened Garth Hill College.
Mace provided design and construction management for the £39m college, which Princess Anne toured before unveiling a plaque for the occasion.
Director Terry Spraggett, who attended the royal opening, commented on the success of the high-profile ...
Mace, its client Westbrook Partners and Victoria Hall Ltd, and various sub-contractors celebrated the topping-out of Victoria Halls student accommodation in Wembley this month.
The event marked three major project achievements:
completion of the central tower’s concrete frame
erection of fully fitted modular accommodation units, manufactured offsite
125,000 RIDDOR-free hours.
Following its successful use on many projects, including the Shard at London Bridge, Mace has announced a three-year agreement to use the 4D project management and scheduling technology provided by Synchro Ltd.
Under the worldwide agreement, Mace will use the building information management (BIM) software to take planning and delivery of construction projects to another level, with real-time ...
Mace has recently completed the redevelopment of Crosskeys Campus, Coleg Gwent, which was officially opened on 10 February.
Despite the construction challenges of a live campus, and a major design change during construction, Mace project managed the scheme to time and budget.
Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales said: “I’m pleased to visit Coleg Gwent to open, and see for myself, the brand ...
Mace wins contract to deliver new hold baggage screening for South Terminal.
Mace has made a welcome return to Gatwick Airport following a six year absence. The aviation team has won appointments at the airport for the delivery of new hold baggage screening (HBS) systems in the South Terminal.
The upgrading of the HBS systems marks the next phase in the £1bn improvement programme at Gatwick ...