International facilities management company Macro has signed a three year Facilities Management (FM) contract with Al Ain Properties to operate the newly opened Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi.
The park, which has been completely refurbished since it first opened in 1982, is one of the oldest and largest urban parks in Abu Dhabi and aims to cater for 400,000 visitors annually. With a total ...
Last week, Mace celebrated breaking ground at the £400m redevelopment of the iconic Television Centre, marking the start of construction at the 130,000 square metre site at White City in west London.
To celebrate the start of the project’s construction, developers Stanhope and construction manager, Mace, held a ground breaking ceremony with 150 guests to mark the occasion. The site team placed ...
Last week Building magazine published its Good Employer Guide 2015, which sees Mace placed in a prestigious list of just 50 firms from across the UK industry.
Following a survey that looked into overall employee satisfaction ratings as well as the benefits and schemes supplied by a firm, Mace has been commended for its efforts to provide opportunities for graduates, industrial placement ...
Mace wins two Swords of Honour from the British Safety Council
On 27th November, Mace attended the prestigious Sword and Globe of Honour Luncheon at Drapers’ Hall in London, UK, to celebrate winning two British Safety Council Sword awards this year for Sky Building 2 and the Mace PREACH business unit.
This coveted award represents the pinnacle of achievement in the world of health ...
Mace have joined forces with six other leading contractors and consultants, as well as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), to help fund a new state-of-the-art engineering exhibition and learning centre to help inspire the next generation of engineers and demonstrate the diverse career opportunities available to young people.
The exhibition and learning centre, which will open ...
Como has been appointed to undertake a contract at the Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
The Mary Rose is embarking upon the next stage in her long and remarkable history, which will see Como working to remove the existing 'Hot Box' around the ship, installing new permanent glazing to the viewing galleries and undertaking other structural changes around the ship.
The walls that ...
On 20th November, Birmingham New Street Station won the ‘Outstanding Large Project’ category at Rail Exec Club’s Most Interesting Awards as well as ‘Best Regeneration Project’ at Insider's West Midlands property awards.
Mace acted as delivery partner and principal contractor for Network Rail on the £750m station redevelopment, which opened in September this year. The station’s concourse ...
Tottenham Hotspur have announced that it has appointed Mace as Construction Partner for the new stadium scheme.
Mace will become an integrated member of the Project Team and develop the pre construction plans, detailed construction programmes and work with the Club to procure specialist sub contract tenders for the new stadium works.
Commenting on the appointment, Daniel Levy, Chairman, ...
Mace’s involvement from initial investor to delivery partner in Greenwich Square, in south east London, has been recognised by winning the prestigious Gold Award for Best mixed-use development at the 2015 What House? Awards. Now in its 34th year and known as the ‘Oscars’ for the house building industry, the What House Awards recognise the best new homes in the UK.
The £225m regeneration ...
Her Majesty The Queen accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh took the royal train into the new Birmingham New Street station today for its official opening. Her Majesty unveiled a plaque marking her visit - the first to New Street station in her 62 year reign.
As the delivery partner and principal contractor for Network Rail, many Mace employees, including a number of ...
Mace's senior planning manager, Tom Brookes, explains how the firm drove behaviours on major programmes, such as Birmingham New Street station.
The £750M Birmingham New Street station had very complex project interfaces so conventional approaches to contractual arrangements with the supply chain was ineffective. A more dynamic approach was developed using partnership and alliance ...
Senior project manager at Mace, Paul Dalton, discusses how the success of a project can come down to how you deal with unexpected issues.
As our cities become denser, most new major city developments are facing increasing levels of complexity coupled with limited opportunities to investigate the state of the existing building fabric. When planning any major redevelopment, you ...
The concept of a ‘Driverless Britain’ is gaining traction around the nation as well as in a number of industries.
We are hearing more and more about the possible transition and recent discussion has included input from the insurance, data, technology and construction companies.
Mace’s Ian Parker, Director of Highways, attended a Driverless Britain seminar as a member of the board, guest ...
Transport for London has appointed a joint venture between Mace and CPC Project Services (CPC) as its Programme Support Partner for the upgrade of the District, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Lines of London Underground (LU).
The programme, officially referred to as Four Lines Modernisation (4LM), will renew the current signalling systems and bring in advanced automated train ...
It’s that time of the year again when thousands of men come together and sport a moustache to support a great cause. Hoping to do even better than last year, Mace has kicked off Movember by installing a 7.5m by 2m mega banner around the glass front of one of its sites – Vauxhall Sky Gardens.
The banner was put up to mark the start of November and encourage its workers to grow a moustache in ...
The Mace Foundation’s ‘Experience Construction Week’, in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust, organised a visit to its Oldham Leisure Centre project for young people affected by cancer – in order to provide an insight into the construction industry.
‘Experience Construction Week’, from 2-4th November, is organised and hosted by the Mace Foundation in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust. ...
Macro has secured a Facilities Management (FM) contract with Venue Pro Management to provide Managed Services and Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) to the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) in Qatar.
The three year contract covers a total gross area of 47,700 square meters and includes five exhibition halls of approximately 29,000 square meters with 18-meter tall ceilings. ...
Mace Cost Consultancy has published its Tender Cost Update for the UK for Q3 2015, which maintains its forecast for tender cost inflation across the UK in 2015 at 4.5%, with an increase of 4.0% expected in 2016 and 2017.
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Mace forecasts that demand for new space is likely to remain robust, which will allow contractors and supply chains to grow their ...
Jason Millett, COO for Major Programmes and Infrastructure talks about Mace's priorities for the National Infrastructure Commission.
At the Conservative Party Conference, the Chancellor announced the establishment of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), to be headed up by former Labour cabinet minister, Lord Adonis. A key policy of Labour’s last election manifesto, the intention is ...
On 23 October, Mace’s Highpoint development, under construction on Greater London Authority land, celebrate the project’s ‘Golden brick’ milestone with Richard Blakeway, Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property.
The milestone marked the construction of the second floor structural slab for the tower section of the project.
Mace’s investment team reignited this development after it was ...