Professor David Philp, Head of BIM at Mace, chaired a breakfast seminar on 17 September at our headquarters at 155 Moorgate with the theme BIM: driving construction integration.
During the seminar, David focussed on the impact that BIM is having in the public sector and was joined by James Pellatt, Head of Projects at Great Portland Estates whose presentation looked at the impact BIM is ...
Mace’s Investment team officially celebrated the opening of Assam Place on Commercial Road in East London by hosting an evening event for 65 clients and other guests last week. Assam Place, a former brewery and whisky warehouse, has been transformed into a high-specification development comprising 346 luxury student accommodation units and over 37,500 square feet of commercial and retail ...
For the first time in almost ten years, a network of tunnels underneath Birmingham New Street station has been opened by Mace working in partnership with Network Rail to allow West Midlands Fire Service to conduct a live training exercise.
Situated just 4m beneath the station’s 12 platforms and spanning 132m in length, the tunnel, which closed in 2004, was previously used for Royal Mail postal ...
Mace has reached practical completion on the No. 1 Silo project in Cape Town, South Africa, and has successfully handed over the project to the V&A Waterfront. To coincide with its completion, the project has also won in the category for Office Development for South Africa in the 2013 International Property Awards in the African regional competition
Situated on a sea front location, No. 1 ...
Battersea Power Station Development Company has appointed Mace as construction manager for the Battersea Power Station Preliminary Works. Mace will be responsible for managing the trade contractors who will undertake the £100m works package which comprises brick repairs to the elevations, the repairs to the four wash towers, and the dismantling and reconstructing of the chimneys.
Mace is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Legg to the Mace health and safety team. Ben joins Mace as the H&S Director for international operations from Carillion and will be based in the Dubai office.
Having previously worked for Wilmott Dixon and Skanska, where he was the UK EHS Director, prior to joining Mace, Ben was the IMS Director for Carillion MENA. With more than 22 years ...
Macro, Mace's facilities management subsidiary, has named Ross Abbate, previously the company's Director of New Business, to Deputy Managing Director of Europe and the Americas following the departure of Managing Director Peter Brumby.
After five years as Managing Director, Peter Brumby, who was one of the founding directors of Macro, left in June to join the 2013-14 around ...
What House, an online housing publication, has published an interview with Mace's Chief Operating Officer for Investment, David Grover, where he talks about the latest developments at Greenwich Square.
Mace, as part of the Hadley Mace joint venture, is the developer and main contractor for the Greenwich Square development in London. The scheme comprises 645 new homes, including: apartments, ...
Mace's facilities management subsidiary, Macro, is pleased to announce that the company has been shortlisted in no less than three categories in the prestigious BIFM Awards 2013. The awards, which celebrate the excellence in facilities management, will take place on Monday the 14th of October in London.
The company has been shortlisted in the categories "FM Excellence in a Major Project" and ...
Mace has finished top of London's employability performance ratings, which are used to benchmark the achievements of 123 skills and employment providers across the capital.
Used by the Greater London Authority (GLA), National Offenders Management Unit and London Councils, the ratings have been developed to manage the performance of delivery partners and provide support for a wide variety of ...
Mace, has partnered with The Prince's Trust to launch a four week initiative that aims to provide unemployed young people free training and work experience on construction sites around the UK.
Established in 1976, The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps young people gain the skills and confidence to find employment, education or training. The Trust's 'Get into Construction' programme ...
After the success of the last live Twitter Q&A session in May, Isabel McAllister is returning to the hot seat on Friday 9 August as her article ‘Parklife' is due for publication in Building magazine. In this week’s feature Isabel addresses the common perception in the construction industry that there is an antagonistic relationship between the built environment and the natural one.
Mace is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Butterworth as Director of Design and Transportation for the consultancy business and Adam McAllister as Head of Rail for Construction. Both these appointments demonstrate Mace’s commitment to strengthening its capabilities in the transportation market and our integrated design team offering in order to maximise opportunities in the ...
Macro successfully assisted Norton Rose during the company’s recent integration with US law firm Fulbright and Jaworski, creating Norton Rose Fulbright, which now employs 3,800 lawyers and 7,500 people globally through 50 offices.
The project fell into two distinct categories, namely managing the building restack at 3 More London Riverside and assisting the rebranding ...
Mace Cost Consultancy expects tender pricing in the UK to remain competitive over the medium term and maintains its April forecast. Nationally, tender prices are forecast to contract by 2% in 2013 and by a further 1% in 2014, before stabilising later in the year. London is set to lead the revival in the industry activity and, after a further decline of 1% in 2013, tender prices are anticipated ...
The Cabinet Office and the UKTI have published two new reports demonstrating the impacts and legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games for business.
The UKTI's report 'London 2012 – Delivering the Economic Legacy' shows that the UK is harnessing the Olympic momentum and how £9.9bn of economic benefit has been realised from Olympic-related activity. The Cabinet Office has also ...
A ground breaking event has been held on the Silchester site to commemorate the start of works. The event was attended by the Leader of the Royal Borough, Cllr Nicholas Paget-Brown; Deputy Leader, Cllr Rock Feilding-Mellen and Cllr Coleridge; together with Claire Bennie and Craig Horn from Peabody Housing and Simon Underwood and Warren Alexander-Pye from Mace.
The ceremony marks the beginning ...
Mace achieved a major first on Thursday last week, by becoming the first company to collect both the 'Contractor of the Year' and 'Construction Consultancy of the Year' on a fantastic evening at the 2013 Construction News Awards.
At a packed Grosvenor House Hotel, with 1,150 industry leaders in attendance, Mace's Chief Operating Officer for Construction, Gareth Lewis and Chief Operating ...
Mace continues its expansion with the appointment of two specialists in contracts and dispute management to launch a Contracts and Dispute Consultancy service.
Andrew Gregory joined Mace’s Dubai office in April 2013 as Head of Contracts & Dispute Consultancy and has now been joined by Paul Craig, who has the role of contracts and disputes manager. Both Andrew and Paul have extensive ...
Specialist magazine Rail Engineer has published a six page article on the challenges and solutions of the delivery of phase one of the Birmingham New Street Station transformation.
The piece titled "Transforming New Street: Six projects within a project" focused on how Mace worked in partnership with Network Rail to solve numerous highly complex engineering challenges to deliver phase one of ...