The Mace transporation team has won a gold award at the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2009 for its work for client Metronet.
David Rawlins, RoSPA awards manager said: "The Mace rail team has shown a commitment to protecting the health and well-being of its own and other companies employees. Entering the RoSPA awards reinforces the message that good health and safety ...
Mace has helped Imperial College, London and Birmingham City University to sign up to the WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) 'Halving Waste to Landfill' voluntary agreement. Mace is currently on the WRAP framework and directly influenced both institutions in their decision to help reduce the amount of construction waste sent to landfill.
Imperial College is the first higher education ...
Phil Butler of the Mace waste sector team, has had an article published in the Institution of Civil Engineer's 'Civil Engineering Proceedings' publication. The article describes some key lessons learned on waste projects undertaken by the team to date.The waste sector team is gradually gaining a reputation for helping its local authority clients make significant step changes in the way they ...
Director for the Mace Business School Brian Moone reports there have been minimal changes to lead times. Only two categories have altered; concrete works lead times have decreased by a further two weeks to nine weeks, which follows a short-lived increase six months ago and specialist joinery has fallen to 14 weeks.
In his quarterly 'lead times' feature for Building magazine he also comments: ...
Lead times may have levelled out, but if you are commissioning the latest green technologies there could still be a bit of a wait. Brian Moone, director of Mace's Business School gives an idea of what to expect in his quarterly contribution to Building magazine.
The economic climate means that lead times are either falling or remaining static as suppliers, manufacturers and contractors compete ...
A Mace Macro project received a royal visit when Her Majesty The Queen opened the new head office of the Royal British Legion in London. Macro has been commissioned to provide facilities management operational services at Haig House for an initial six month period.
The move to new headquarters in Borough comes at a time when the Legion - which celebrates its 89th anniversary this year - finds ...
Mace Plus has secured four new projects with a combined construction value of £95m in the first quarter of 2009, defying the otherwise bleak economic outlook.
Two of the four new projects are for existing client Oxford University: the Oxford Molecular Pathology Institute (OMPI), a c. £20m research laboratory, and a £18m book depository that will house eight million books including the world ...
Bahrain Bay's Arcapita headquarters development has achieved one million man-hours without a serious or reportable accident. This achievement is made all the more impressive given the difficult cultural challenges that face projects in the Middle East.
Andrew Mitchell, Mace project leader for Arcapita commented: "one million man hours without a lost time incident or reportable accident is a ...
The Mace Group are providing pre-construction planning as part of Woking Borough Council's £70m Hoe Valley Scheme. Services being provided by Mace include project management, cost consulting and CDM consultancy.
Mace Sustain were appointed as CDM consultant on the project in March 2009, taking on the approach of establishing and maintaining a project specific design risk register which has ...
Como has maintained its position as one of the top three fit-out contractors in the London fit-out market, according to a recent independent survey.
Carried out by Metropolis Property Research, the report covers fit outs comprising more than 20,000 square foot in central London over the last five years and focuses on large fit out deals (Cat B) of new and refurbished space which accounts for ...
Having won the original appointment on the Garth Hill one school pathfinder in November 2007, the Mace Plus team has now secured the second stage conversion to a fixed price contract and the project team will move to site this month.
The £30m new build secondary school / college for client Bracknell Forest Council was let through the IESE framework (formerly SECE). The existing school building ...
Mace's waste sector team has won a two-year appointment with client Hertfordshire County Council, having previously secured a place on its waste infrastructure framework. One of 30 companies that expressed interest and eight that submitted full tenders, Mace was reappointed.
Sector director Paul Higgins said: "The team's approach is to integrate with the council's delivery team and this ...
Mace and its strategic partner Hampshire County Council, who together form Improvement and Efficiency South East (IESE), are providing preconstruction planning for Woking Borough Council's £70m Hoe Valley Scheme. Sense, the cost consultancy arm of Mace Group is providing cost advice.
The scheme comprises a new residential development, two bridges and improvements to sporting and recreational ...
Croydon Council's Urban Regeneration Vehicle (CCURV) has been shortlisted for a Homes and Communities Academy Award in the “New Ventures – Delivering Growth and Renewal in Challenging Markets” category. Mace is currently working with CCURV on the implementation of a £450m mixed-use regeneration scheme for the London borough. CCURV is up against other shortlisted projects including Adelaide ...
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of Mace, has published its third construction industry inflation report. This quarterly report is a download from the Sense website and provides an overview on the current state of pricing within the construction sector and of the market itself.
"With our industry now officially in recession and with the opportunities to bid for work declining rapidly, ...
Mace has opened a new office in Paris, France as a result of growth in the region. With an increased workload and a growing team, new office space has been taken at 6, Place de la Madeleine.
Country director, Laurent Serive-Mattei said: "The opening of the French office, coupled with our ongoing projects will provide a springboard for future growth and development."
Mace's Paris office has ...
Mace Living, together with client Pocket Living has been successful in their bid for Housing Project of the Year at this year's Building Awards. The Geoff Marsh Court Scheme is amongst eight projects shortlisted, with the winner due to be announced at the forthcoming awards dinner on Thursday 2nd April.
To read more about the award shortlisters please visit Building's website using the link ...
Mace Plus has been appointed as management and principal contractor on the first phase of a five phase project to extensively refurbish and rebuild part of St. Paul's School in South West London. The scheme has been designed to create a 21st century learning environment that will set the standards for all future school developments.
The £30m management contract will see Mace Plus undertake an ...
Mace Plus underwent a second surveillance audit by an external BSi auditor and with no non-conformities, the company retains its ISO 9001:2000 accreditation.
The two-day audit visit took place on the 29th/30th of January 2009 and is part of an on-going assessment regime. The auditor assessed both the company's high level processes and site operations to ensure the systems and processes comply ...
Passionate about quality, Como's latest project suited them down to the ground. With the kind of style, clients have come to expect from Como, the team recently delivered the fit out of an executive floor for a leading American investment bank in Canary Wharf.
Como was appointed on the project in May last year on a construction management contract and achieved practical completion on 12 ...