The Southampton Operational Command Unit (OCU) project has recently been used as a case study on the Design Quality Indicator (DQI) website. Mace has been working on the OCU project for Hampshire Police Authority which is in the process of relocating several satellite police stations into one custom built facility that includes a 36-cell custody suite.
The DQI was launched in 2002, led by ...
The facade for the new look Birmingham New Street station, part of the overall Birmingham Gateway project on which Mace Group is delivery partner and contractor, has been unveiled at an event attended by representatives from the four client organisations as well as local and industry media.
The façade mock-up provides the first opportunity for both the project team and the wider public to get ...
At its London Civil Engineering Awards 2010, designed to recognise engineering excellence in the capital, the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) named its top London projects of 2010 and two of the five projects recognised are being delivered by Mace Group.
The "buildings" award went to the Shard for its unique construction methodology. The "greatest contribution to London" award went to the ...
A Mace health team has successfully completed a new older adult mental health unit for Wrexham Maelor Hospital.
Mace has been providing project management services for the North Wales NHS Trust on the project since an external review showed its mental health services to be unsuitable, run-down and had a layout that was confusing for patients and difficult for staff.
Completed in January on ...
Following an initial visit in September 2009, Como has achieved accreditation to the British Standards Institute (BSI) ISO 14001:2004.
The audit comprised visits to three projects, including Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust, Linklaters Architectural Works and Project Shinkyo. The projects were a demonstration of Como's committment to following best practice, with waste management, site ...
For the fourth year in a row, Mace Group has ranked among the top 100 best companies to work for in the Sunday Times.
This year's survey reveals that despite tough economic times, employee engagement at Mace remains high, with four out of five respondents saying they are proud to work for Mace. In addition, the positive write-up reveals that 74% find their work stimulating, and 73% are excited ...
Como construction manager, Vince Simpson has recently received the CIOB Kent Centre Achievement Award at the annual Mid Kent College awards ceremony. The award recognises his first class honours in construction management and was presented to him by Kent Centre's finance manager Peter Smith.
Having completed the degree part-time over a four-year period, Vince has been asked to be a part-time ...
Mace Group is pleased to announce its participation in the UAE's leading sailing event, the Al Maktoum Sailing Trophy. Organised by the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC), the event is a three-day regatta starting on Thursday 25th February.
The Mace boat, a Beneteau First 34.7, is competing in the division two class, and is fiercely competing for a position to finish in the top three.
Mace Plus is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming Improvement Efficiency South East (IESE) 2010 Conference and Awards in recognition of the achievements of local authorities in the south east.
The third annual IESE conference will encompasses themes surrounding construction, social care, waste, sustainable communities and procurement, followed by an evening awards ceremony at ...
Mace Group is shortlisted for eight Building Awards this year, a record for the international consultancy and construction firm and fitting for it's 20th aniversary year.
Project/Construction management firm of the year - Mace Group
Contractor (up to £300m) of the year - Mace Plus
Integrated supply chain of the year - Mace Business School
WRAP award for sustainable construction- Mace ...
Mace Plus is shortlisted in the Contractor of the Year (up to £300m) category at this year's Building Awards. Making the shortlist has rounded off a successful year for Mace Plus after celebrating its fifth birthday, experiencing significant growth and securing further projects in the education sector.
The team will face stiff competition from six other contractors at the awards ceremony on 22 ...
Following the successful completion of a £22m science campus for Cambridge Regional College in 2009, Sense has secured two new campus projects with the same client, which is working in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council.
The new £3m Centre for Applied Learning, Society Health and Development Diploma will be constructed on the Addenbrookes Biomedical campus.
The £2.6m SmartLife low ...
In his quarterly contribution to Building magazine, Brian Moone of the Mace Business School reports on UK industry lead times and puts the "spotlight" on lifts, specifically those that will be installed in the Shard at London Bridge.
Having detailed the ups and downs of lead times for the full range of packages, Brian concludes his summary article with the following: "Lead times have fallen ...
Mace Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Sharp as construction director. Alex will have a specific remit to develop the CIBSE guide to data centre construction.
Alex joins from Wates Group and will use his skills, knowledge and market leverage to support Mace Technology's drive to continue as a market leader. His remit will run alongside the current work being completed ...
Sense has secured a place on the quantity surveying framework for the House of Commons. The framework will provide services across the parliamentary estate that includes the Palace of Westminster, Portcullis House and Millbank House.
The estate comprises over 2,500,000 square feet of space and is occupied by 659 MPs, 750 Peers, 1,700 House of Commons staff and 475 House of Lords staff. The ...
Macro received near-perfect feedback in three separate customer interviews conducted in early 2010. Each of the three London-based clients praised the Macro teams both on and off site, and provided scores of 99%.
"We're thrilled about the recent survey results," said Peter Brumby, Macro managing director. "They help to verify what we already know is true - that we provide a great FM service ...
Mace Plus has successfully maintained its ISO 14001:2004 standard for its environmental management system and practices.
During the one-day assessment, the auditor visited the Mace Plus office and the Globe Academy project. On site, the assessor noted clean routes, a tidy environment, protected trees and good waste management and pollution prevention practices.
ESH director John Knight said: ...
Mace has been engaged to work with Improvement and Efficiency South East (IESE) and Surrey authorities to assist with the preparation of an outline business case to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency of Surrey's public sector estate. The review will include not only Surrey County Council's assets but properties owned by the district and borough councils, police, PCT and ...
From March 28-31st, Mace Group will join key university estates directors at the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) conference and exhibition taking place at Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
AUDE is the only dedicated university estates event, representing the UK's 109 universities and 155 higher education institutions that currently hold membership. This ...
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of the Mace Group, has published its first quarterly construction industry inflation report of 2010. 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.
"Economists believe the UK officially exited its longest recession since World ...