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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Macro has appointed Chris Bond as Director of Consultancy for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Chris Bond is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years' asset and facilities management experience. He joined Macro in January 2013 and has since made valuable contributions to projects across a range of sectors, including commercial, residential, hotels and leisure, and transportation ...
Mace’s Infrastructure and Aviation team sponsored the opening plenary session at the Runways UK conference in London. This one day conference was the first time that the three shortlisted projects within the Airport Commissions’ review, had the first chance to present their proposals to the key stakeholders in the aviation industry.
During the plenary session, Sir Howard Davies, Chair of the ...
Mace has announced that Como’s Managing Director, Steve Root has stepped down and been succeeded by Trevor Bacon, formerly Property Services Director at Tesco. Steve Root will continue in a part-time capacity, focussing on developing key strategic relationships.
Steve Root joined Mace in 2005 and was appointed as MD of Como in 2008, taking on some of the largest, fastest and most complex ...
Mace's international facilities management subsidiary, Macro, has appointed Nigel Davies as Director of Operations, responsible for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
With an engineering degree and an MBA, Nigel has spent the last thirty years working for international companies such as GECO Engineering, Thermo LLC and Mitsubishi Electric, negotiating large projects with clients, ...
The Mace Foundation has launched a new four-year partnership with Coram’s children’s charity.
This partnership will see Mace supporting Coram’s housing service which provides support and accommodation for care leavers and homeless young people.
The partnership kicked off to a seasonal start, with eleven of the Mace employees participating in a Santa Run in London. A festive bake off and ‘wear ...
Following recent major project wins within the Rail, Highways, Energy and utility sectors, Mace is growing its infrastructure team. We are looking to recruit the best talent that the industry has to offer to fill a broad range of roles across different levels.
We want to hear from people looking to take on a UK or international challenge from assistant managers starting out in their ...
On 12 December, Richard Blakeway, Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property at the GLA, joined Hadley Mace to celebrate the ‘topping out’ ceremony at Greenwich Square. This event marked the first major construction milestone for the £225 million landmark development, set to transform the former Greenwich District Hospital site by providing 645 new homes.
The ceremony celebrated the ...
On Monday 9 December Mace joined the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and TfL Transport Commissioner, Sir Peter Hendy, at City Hall for an industry summit to launch the new Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety standards.
Developed by the industry, for the industry, the new Managing Work Related Road Risk (WRRR) standard has been established to help make London’s roads safer for all road ...
Bill Heath, the Chairman of international facilities management provider, Macro, has once again been ranked in the top six in FM Middle East’s Power 50 list. He has been featured alongside some of the most influential FM leaders in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The Power 50 list has been created by the leading Middle East FM publication and the results have been based on this year’s ...
Mace has won the Energy Buyer of the Year category at the Energy Awards 2013. The award is in recognition of Mace devising and implementing an innovative energy purchasing strategy by establishing an Energy Hub, which has resulted in substantial cost and carbon savings.
In the energy market, Mace is a major energy user, through its corporate and construction projects and a major energy ...
Mace has supported artist Alex Chinneck on his latest installment, ‘Miner on the Moon’, the grand finale to MERGE Festival for 2013. This project is a large-scale, site-specific work, giving the illusion of a house turned upside down and is located on Blackfriars Road.
The previously derelict site has had its façade turned upside down with a design that celebrates the ...
Mace celebrated the first anniversary of the Mace Foundation last Friday 29 November.
Last week there was a drinks reception at 155 Moorgate for the Foundation’s strategic partners and Mace employees. Hundreds of Mace employees have participated in volunteering and fundraising activities over the last 12 months. The event was an opportunity for the Foundation’s trustees to say thank you to ...
Mace has appointed Richard Palczynski as Head of Programme Management, as part of its ongoing commitment to developing its role in infrastructure and programme management delivery.
Richard joins Mace to lead its global programme management service. His previous role was working at engineering consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff. During his career, he has worked on major UK infrastructure ...
The Mayor of London came to Greenwich Square this week to launch his new initiative for low-cost homes for Londoners. Ahead of the press conference on Monday, Boris Johnson visited the site to assist in the pouring of a concrete slab that formed part of the L&Q Housing Association structure, which was captured by TV cameras and photo journalists. As well as helping to pour concrete ...