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  • 12.03.2014
    The British Museum presents its first major exhibition on Vikings in over 30 years, supported by BP, which has opened in the new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery. The exhibition has been developed with the National Museum of Denmark and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (National Museums in Berlin) and focuses on the core period of the Viking Age from the late 8th century to the early 11th ...
  • 11.03.2014
    As part of a wider commitment to engage young people with the construction industry, Mace will be hosting its first Insight Week in April 2014 for 20 undergraduate students in their first or second year of study. This weeklong event will give undergraduates the opportunity to discover the wide-range of disciplines that Mace works across, as well as having the chance to meet some of our current ...
  • 10.03.2014
    Laurus Development Partners and Mace have celebrated the topping out of One Airport Square in Accra, Ghana. Located in Accra’s rapidly developing commercial district, near the Kotoka International Airport, One Airport Square is an Actis and Boston Investment project developed by Laurus and will provide nine floors of office space and 2,000 square metres of retail space at ground level. The ...
  • 07.03.2014
    The team redeveloping Birmingham New Street station is celebrating the appointment of the 100th apprentice to the project. James Skyrme, from Birmingham, is the 100th apprentice to be recruited to work on site at Birmingham New Street as an apprentice for local demolition firm Coleman and Co.  The milestone coincides with National Apprenticeship Week which aims to raise awareness of the ...
  • 03.03.2014
    The date works are completed is a significant and important event on all construction and engineering projects and one that holds great importance for employers and contractors alike. Rightly so, as completion will usually mark the transfer of certain risks, the release of retention, the point when responsibility for the works passes to the employer and the date that any obligation on the ...
  • 27.02.2014
    Mace’s socio-economics team has contributed to the recent UK parliamentary report ‘No more lost generations: Creating construction jobs for young people’. This cross-party parliamentary report, led by the Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP and Lord Richard Best OBE, investigates how more young people can get into work. The necessary actions which the construction industry needs to take are self-evident: ...
  • 26.02.2014
    One of the UK’s largest retail property businesses, Hammerson plc, has recently awarded Mace ‘Gold’, as one of its most sustainable supply chain partners. As part of a recent effort to maintain high levels of engagement with its supply chain and encourage ‘greener’ activity, Hammerson introduced a  programme to assess the environmental sustainability of its key suppliers. In the form ...
  • 26.02.2014
    John Lewis has officially taken ownership of its new shop in Grand Central, Birmingham - an important milestone that marks the end of the construction. John Lewis will be the anchor tenant of the Grand Central development at Birmingham New Street station when it opens in 2015. Grand Central will also hold 40 premium high street stores and more than 20 new concept cafes and restaurants. John ...
  • 25.02.2014
    The Mace contracts and dispute consultancy recently received a new commission from a globally recognised hotel operator, to assist with the resolution of claims and contractual disputes on a new hotel project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This project was completed nine months late and, upon receiving the Taking Over Certificate, the contractor had submitted a consolidated Extension of ...
  • 21.02.2014
    Mace’s multi-disciplinary design team, including CDM, has recently obtained planning permission and listed building consent for the refurbishment of Senate House, a grade II* listed building located in the centre of Bloomsbury, London, UK. This building was originally designed by Charles Holden and opened in 1936 for the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). In 2012, Mace was ...
  • 20.02.2014
    Mace has five finalists for the Women in Construction (WIC) Awards 2014: Anah Hosein, Kate Taylor, Kay Nagendra, Tara McDougall and Saheeda Parveen.  The WIC Awards give recognition to women across the construction industry who have excelled in their careers. ‘Best Apprentice/New Starter over 25’ - Anah Hosein In 2011 Anah joined Mace as an Assistant Project Manager for the residential ...
  • 19.02.2014
    Macro has appointed Hugh Henderson as Director of Consultancy, with a focus on developing its consultancy business across the globe. After five years in the United Arab Emirates, Hugh has moved to Macro's UK head office at 155 Moorgate where he will build on his experience in the Middle East and expand the business into new countries and new sectors. Initially, he will focus on broadening the ...
  • 13.02.2014
    International facilities management company Macro has won a three year contract with IT company Citrix, delivering facilities management across 12 European countries. Macro will be working with Citrix, a leader in virtualisation, networking and cloud infrastructure to enable new ways for people to work better, delivering a seamless programme that standardises processes across the company’s ...
  • 10.02.2014
    Our teams from London, Manchester, Istanbul, Moscow and Dubai really enjoyed meeting you at MIPIM 2014.  Our teams felt the mood at MIPIM this year was one of confidence. Sentiment is almost universally positive.  Please click here to view our global brochure which demonstrates how we continue to make a positive contribution to cities across the world.  Contact us If you would ...
  • 07.02.2014
    Mace is delighted to announce it has been shortlisted for two major awards at the this year’s Building Awards. Mace is a finalist for ‘Major Contractor of the Year (over £300m)’ and in the ‘Project of the Year’ category for Sellar Property’s The Place. This is also the second year in a row that a Mace project has been shortlisted for ‘Project of the Year’. The annual Building Awards are ...
  • 06.02.2014
    Istanbul’s largest hotel, the Hilton Bomonti Hotel and Conference Centre, has officially opened its doors to guests. Project managed by Mace, the hotel offers 829 rooms across 34-storeys, as well as a total meeting and events capacity of 6,350 people. Mace worked closely with the client’s development management and contracting teams to successfully deliver this multi-million Euro development. ...
  • 05.02.2014
    In aid of the Mace Foundation, Mace hosted its second Burns Supper & Ball at The Savoy last week, with this year’s event focusing on the success of the Foundation as it reached its one year anniversary. As one of the most significant dates in the Foundation’s calendar, this year saw fundraising reach £90,000 On Friday 31 January, the Mace Foundation welcomed 330 clients, suppliers and ...
  • 30.01.2014
    In London and the South East we expect tender cost inflation at 3.5% during 2014 as the market reacts to increasing construction demand. Nationally, markets are seeing an increase in demand but this is still very localised and not consistent. We have therefore increased our Q4 2013 figure by 0.5% to 2% in 2014 and then to 2.5% in 2015 and 3% in 2016. Although the quarterly figures forecast ...
  • 24.01.2014
    Mace is a founding partner in the new Sir Simon Milton University Technical College. The project was given the green light this week by the Department for Education and it will be established in Westminster by September 2015, with an aim to train and inspire a new generation of engineers, technicians and business leaders for transport engineering and construction jobs. Based close to Victoria, ...
  • 20.01.2014
    Throughout 2014, Mace will be hosting a series of practical Building Information Modelling (BIM) roadshows that reflect some of the key workflows and underpin Mace’s BIM delivery model: ALi360.  Under the theme ‘BIM: driving integration in construction’, the series will bring together experts from Mace and our partners to show how BIM, and its digital workflows can be implemented to ...

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