Mace Macro (Mace's facilities management team) has extended its relationship with Invesco to provide services to its European portfolio, in a contract worth £1.8m per annum.
Macro is currently mobilising a full range of services including cleaning, maintenance, reception, mailroom, repro-graphics, waste, security, environmental, health and safety, fire and energy management across offices ...
Mace announced today that despite the global economic decline and challenging market conditions, that it has had another successful year of increased turnover and profits.
Group turnover up by 14% to £608m
Profit before taxation up 38% to £14.9m
2009 order book 79% secured at 2008 year end
Group Chairman and Chief Executive, Stephen Pycroft commented: "I am delighted to ...
The Mace health and social care team in Scotland has been appointed to provide project management services on the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (DGRI) redevelopment project. With a value of approximately £100m, the project is being carried out under the 'Frameworks Scotland' programme recently set up by Health Facilities Scotland.
Client NHS Dumfries and Galloway provides a wide range ...
Mace Sustain has launched a free English for Speakers of other Languages (ESoL) training programme for migrant workers employed on London construction sites.
The nationally recognised qualification is designed to ensure migrant construction workers have a sufficient grasp of English to comply with health and safety regulations on site.
Mace Sustain community regeneration manager Gez Carr ...
Mace is delighted to confirm that both Cleveland Bridge UK and Severfield-Reeve Structures have been appointed to deliver the steelwork contract for the Shard at London Bridge Quarter. In a move that uses the best of the UK steel manufacturing and erection industry, Mace Group has appointed both specialist contractors to the project this month.
Cleveland Bridge UK will design, fabricate and ...
Mace's involvement as delivery partner in the £600m Birmingham New Street Gateway project was put to good use with Mace director John Worthington invited as a guest speaker at Building Magazine's Phase One networking event on 11th May.
Developed by Network Rail, Advantage West Midlands, Birmingham City Council and Centro (The West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive), the Birmingham Gateway ...
Mace is delighted to have secured Jim Steer, founder of Greengauge21 and Steer Davies Gleave, to speak at its transportation breakfast briefing on 11 June.
The seminar will examine the issues surrounding high speed rail, in particular whether it can economically deliver additional network capacity, and significantly contribute to a low-carbon future.
For more information about Greengauge21, ...
Mace has worked alongside client Three Valleys Water, to replace 500km of water mains, enough to encircle Wembley Stadium 500 times.
More than 500 kilometres of water pipes, enough to encircle Wembley Stadium 500 times, have been replaced by Three Valleys Water across its supply area, benefiting more than 30,000 customers.
The milestone marks the culmination of more than four years' work ...
Mace Sustain, the the health and safety, community and environment specialists of the Mace Group, has launched SHEonline - an online tool to faciliitate better standards of health and safety management.
In today's construction industry, managers face many competing pressures, often pulled between the priorities of complex sites, rapid programmes and the pressure to keep a project on ...
As reported in an April issue of Building magazine, the extension to Tate Modern is planning to use an innovative groundwater cooling system, using water from the aquifer beneath the river Thames. Mace Group is construction manager on the project, which will add significant new gallery space to the popular institution on the South Bank.
The groundwater cooling system is designed by Max Fordham ...
Mace has achieved 1,000,000 man hours on the Bahrain Bay site without a single reportable health and safety incident, a tremendous achievement. As reported in AMEinfo.com the client, Arcapita Bank, was particularly keen to push up standards of health and safety on the project, in line with global norms, making the project an exemplar of construction standards in the Gulf.
Mace is currently ...
The weekend of May 30th/31st will see a team of eight volunteers from different areas of Mace attempting to conquer the 24 peak challenge to raise funds for Care International.
The challenge, which is partnered with Global Challenge UK, will involve climbing 24 mountains in the Lake District over 2,400 feet in the space of 24 hours. The team will start at Red Pike peak, taking in some of the ...
The Mace and Skanska joint venture bid for the £500m refurbishment of Tottenham Court Road Station has successfully reached the shortlist, with five firms now in the running for the job.
The job is the biggest-ever station redevelopment in central London and involves the expansion of the existing ticket hall by six times, doubling the station's capacity. The project also comprises the build of ...
Staff from Mace's Midlands regional office took part in British Waterway's Towpath Tidy 2009 at Icknield Port Loop depot. The event is supported by the Campaign to Protect Rural England, the Inland Waterways Association, a number of canal societies and trusts and Encams who are responsible for the Keep Britain Tidy Campaign.
Towpath Tidy is a nationwide event and Mace staff in the Midlands ...
Phil Terzza, senior technical consultant at Macro International provides his quarterly letter from Dubai, discussing the current state of facilities management in the UAE.
He comments that in the three months since his last letter, the credit crunch has continued to bite deeper in Dubai. The grim financial situation has seen stark measures being taken across the UAE, with more attention given ...
Mace is project managing ADNEC's Capital Gate, a new signature tower in Abu Dhabi, believed to be the "World's Most Inclined" building. The project has been recognised as the top MENA project, with the tower winning the prestigious 2009 Cityscape Middle East Commercial and Retail Development ‚ 'Future' of the Year Award, beating other key projects in the MENA region.
ADNEC representatives ...
On 22nd April, Chancellor of the Exchequer Alastair Darling delivered the UK's first official carbon budget aimed at tackling the problems of climate change to achieve a low carbon future.
Darling announced that £405m is to be provided to finance the development of low-carbon energy and advanced green manufacturing sectors. A further £375m will support energy and resource ...
Mace's Steve Dawson comments on what the 2009 UK Budget might indicate in terms of recovery in the housing sector.
Presenting a difficult combination of high borrowing and promises of future spending cuts, Alistair Darling's 2009 budget drew fire from many quarters, with a general feeling among those in the housing industry that it didn't go far enough. The big question is, what does the ...
Mace construction operations director Dean Emblin collected a Silver Considerate Constructors award on behalf of the whole Ropemaker team at a ceremony held at the Gibson Hall, City of London. Over 7,000 projects across the country were deemed eligible for an award, however only 3% were deemed worthy of a 2009 Silver or Gold award. Dean acknowledged the support of the whole team but paid ...
UK Construction magazine has dedicated a feature in its latest issue to Mace Plus' central London retail redevelopment at Dering Street for Legal And General Property. The magazine profiles the job in detail, an interesting combination redevelopment that combines preserved Victorian elevations with complementary new facades whilst adding 21st century retail space and luxury residential ...