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 ...
The 12th of October marked the start of Grown in Britain Week where Mace’s One Bedford Avenue site hosted a visit from DEFRA Secretary of State, Liz Truss, showing its dedication to using home-grown UK timber.
Grown in Britain (GIB) Week is a national celebration of the UK’s woodlands and societal values that the products contribute to. This is the third year the event has been running and ...
On Friday 9th of October, Mace, the OPCC and Hampshire Constabulary celebrated breaking ground at the Police Investigation Centre in Basingstoke.
In March 2015 the land was purchased and planning permission was granted for the construction of the Police Investigation Centre (PIC) on the Viables Business Park in Basingstoke. Mace was appointed as main contractor through the iESE framework in ...
Mace has been appointed as the design and build contractor to deliver a new Student Centre for University College London (UCL), which will provide students with state-of-the-art learning facilities as well as a multi-use building to improve student services.
UCL is one of the world’s leading universities with a global reputation for excellence. This flagship project reinforces UCL’s commitment ...
London Wildlife Trust has won the Community Partners Award at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards, in recognition of the Trust’s work with the Mace Foundation.
Over the last three years more than 1,500 Mace employees have given their time to the Trust, rolling up their sleeves and helping us with conservation work across London. Their contribution includes an annual volunteer week, which ...
On Thursday 24 September, 50 Tour de Mace cyclists completed a 250 cycle ride over four days from Manchester to London to raise funds for the Mace Foundation. Held as part of Mace’s 25th anniversary celebrations, the team was made up of Mace employees as well as cyclists from the Mace supply chain and project partners. Group Board Members Stephen Pycroft, Jason Millett and Mark Holmes also ...
The newly redeveloped Birmingham New Street station opened successfully to the public on Sunday 20 September. As delivery partner and principal contractor for Network Rail, Mace has completed a technically complex, seven year project that has increased passenger capacity from 32 million per year to 52 million.
The creation of a new station concourse that is five times the size of the original ...
Knight Dragon announced today that Mace has been selected as the preferred bidder for the next phase of development on Greenwich Peninsula. The project includes the construction of Knight Dragon’s NO205 scheme in the Upper Riverside District, comprising two buildings with 464 apartments. The two buildings will be the first of a series of towers on the regeneration site’s Upper Riverside ...
Mace and Como have successfully completed the refit of British Land’s head office at York House. The fit out was awarded an excellent BREEAM rating for sustainability – the highest recognition possible.
The visionary refurbishment, designed by MoreySmith, comprised the fitting out of new reception and meeting rooms, along with two existing floors of offices, the introduction of facility ...
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has appointed Mace as Design and Build contractor to deliver its new state-of-the-art Centre Buildings Redevelopment (CBR).
The £123m project, which is set to be completed by November 2018, will be LSE’s largest ever redevelopment and will provide a world class teaching and learning environment for students and staff.
The 2015 Construction News Top 100 Contractors (CN100) table has been published and puts Mace in the top 10 contractors for the first time, meeting one of our 2020 company objectives five years early.
Even though Mace has now moved into the top 10, challenges in the industry are still present, including profit margins, costs and a skills shortage, which remain a major concern because of ...
Last year, Lee Hutchinson project manager at Mace, won The Construction Manager of the Year 2014 (CMYA), ran by The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). Lee looks back on his winning project and tells us what has happened since he won the top prize.
Last October, Lee stood on stage at the Grosvenor House Hotel, surrounded by photographers, journalists and a film crew, ...
Mace has published its Tender Cost Update for the US market, forecasting continued growth in construction activity, although output is still below pre-recession levels.
To read the full report, please click here.
The Mace Cost Consultancy team has found that while GDP growth slowed at the start of this year, the US economy continues its steady upward track and unemployment continues to ...