On the back of a very well received presentation at last year's 'Which Way Now?' careers conference for year nine pupils at Rickmansworth School, Terry Spraggett was invited to attend this year's event which took place on Wednesday 14th January.
The event has been developed to give students that are about to choose their GCSE subjects an idea of what's involved in various possible careers and ...
Sense will be presenting at the Centre for Construction Innovation's ‘Construction Question Time' event, held at Manchester Town Hall this Thursday from 6.00pm.
The topic is ‘Crunch Time: Challenges for the construction industry during the recession' and will discuss the suggestion that during the current recession there will be a return to lowest bid, single-stage tendering and if the ...
The Mace aviation team on the Heathrow Terminal 1 arrivals and departures project has achieved 500,000 working hours without a reported incident. Mace continues to provide the highest quality service on a complicated project for client BAA, now Heathrow Airport Limited, whilst also maintaining a safety record to be proud of.
The achievement of this milestone is even more remarkable considering ...
Mace Sustain's Jonathan Scopes, seconded to CLM Delivery Partner explains how the duties outlined in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are met by the various and numerous parties involved in the building work for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in an article published by SHPonline.
"The Olympic Park is the long term urban regeneration of 2.5sq km, which will ...
Leading specialist fit out contractor Como gathered an audience of 80 property ‘baby boomers' including representatives from the BBC, British Library, SEGRO and JP Morgan for an insightful look into the new world of work and what can be done to embrace ‘Generation Y' (those born between 1978 and 1998). Led by generational experts Emma Reynolds and Bruce Morton of e3 Unlimited, the session ...
fm24, Mace Macro's twenty-four hour property helpdesk business, has appointed Julie Shaw as operations manager.
Julie has over 20 years experience in the FM industry and has gained wide experience of facilities management and operational leadership across front of house, soft services and moves management.
Julie transferred into Macro in 2005 from a leading professional services organisation ...
An advanced building technique is being used to shape one of the world's most iconic buildings, ADNEC phase 3 - Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi. The diagrid technology has been used on only a few high-profile international buildings including the Hearst Tower in New York City, London's Swiss Re building (the gherkin) and the CCTV headquarters tower in Beijing. The system requires less structural ...
Mace Group CEO, Stephen Pycroft, is interviewed in a feature in this week's Building magazine. Under the heading "I don't do interviews" Stephen talks candidly about this critical time for the construction industry, giving an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing the company and re-affirming its unique position in the industry. From Mace Group's work on the Shard of Glass to ...
Building Design magazine's January edition features a wealth of end of 2008 polling, capturing architecture firms' opinions on the various disciplines and organisations they work with.
Mace is very proud to have been elected the number #1 Project Manager for Architects to Work With, and we feel it reflects the respect and understanding of the profession that permeates all levels of our ...
Mace's international board has confirmed two key promotions in the management of its European Union business. Formerly country Director in Spain, José Carlos Saz Gimeno has been promoted to regional director of the group's operations within the EU, with effect from the end of 2008. His new remit will cover all non-UK European Mace offices in Spain, Portugal, France, Germany and Poland.
He has ...
Recently completed Mace Plus project The Bridge Academy, continues to garner plaudits and is fast becoming one of the most talked about of the UK government's new educational academies.
Picking up on the pivotal role of design and architecture in the creation of an effective school, Architecture Today uses the Bridge Academy as one of its subjects for in-depth discussion in their latest issue. ...
The Museum of Liverpool received a visit from the Prime Minister, the Rt. Honourable Gordon Brown MP on 8th January during his three day tour of the UK. The Prime Minister was in Liverpool for the first ever cabinet meeting to be held in the city and took time out to look around the site of the new museum currently taking shape on Liverpool's Pier Head, the largest newly built national museum ...
In the latest edition of Construction News, Mace is named #3 in the UK construction league, in what the publication describes as "the surprise package of the year...", noting the company's meteoric rise from 17th place in 2008 to an impressive 3rd place in 2009.
The league reflects the scale and value of work won and undertaken and Construction News reports that Mace won some £2.28 billion of ...
Mace Plus has been given the green light by the Department of Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) for two new academies, the Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton, London and the Globe Academy in Southwark, London. Both academies are sponsored by Absolute Return for Kids (ARK).
The Evelyn Grace Academy's main works commenced on 5th January 2009 with a targeted completion date of 29th October 2010. ...
As reported in Property Week magazine, Mace Macro headed up the FM operation for Ernst & Young's new headquarters building, managing the relocation of 5,500 staff from offices across London as a result of Ernst and Young taking the step of consolidating its eight London offices. The article discusses the new strategy Ernst and Young has adopted to offer a new management consultancy that ...
Mace has completed construction of the latest phase of office development Milton Park ahead of programme and under budget, for client MEPC.
Buildings 99 and 100 Milton Park are individual office buildings with associated landscaping and car parking facilities. Building 99 was subject to a bespoke Cat. B fit out for and will be run as an innovation centre and early completion has allowed the ...
Mace Living recently completed work on Weedington Road, an affordable housing scheme offering modern 1-bed and studio accommodation to a wide range of "key workers". Our client Pocket Living has gained a lot of attention for creating desirable first homes at prices that are open to a wider range of buyers and plans to build up to 500 a year. Given the current economic climate it is no surprise ...
Mace has been appointed as lead and technical advisor on the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) framework on both a regional and national basis.
The technical advisor framework is managed by Partnerships for Schools (PfS), which was established by the DCSF to deliver the BSF and academies programmes.
The technical advisor role involves supporting local authorities on all technical aspects ...
Mace Living has completed Pocket Living's first affordable housing development, on Weedington Road in Camden.
The 22-apartment development is an innovative affordable housing concept aimed at Londoners on low to moderate incomes who are priced out of private housing and salaried-out of social housing. For this target group, Pocket's development and density approach creates homes that are ...
The Mace team at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre commemorated a milestone on 4th December as the structure of the new theatre reached its highest point.
Considering the nature of the building and its clients, the ceremony was never going to be a small production. Over 1000 guests were invited to share the event including all those who have worked on the transformation of the theatre throughout ...