British cycling coach Sir David Brailsford’s marginal gains theory has been widely credited for contributing to a golden age of British cycling.
The concept itself is quite simple, by making a 1% improvement in a range of different areas, an athlete's overall performance can be significantly enhanced.
As a keen cyclist myself, I’ve revelled in the success of British cycling ...
On 30 July, 462 runners proudly took part in London's Race for Mace in The Regent’s Park as part of Mace’s 25th anniversary celebrations, raising almost £28,000 for the Mace Foundation. 334 Mace colleagues were joined by clients, suppliers, dogs, strollers, friends and family who all took part in the race.
Trophies were awarded by Mace chief executive Mark Reynolds to the fastest female (21.37 ...
Mace has been selected as the preferred bidder by EDF Energy to oversee NEC contract management at the proposed Hinkley Point C (HPC) power plant, as well as project and construction management services for major off-site works.
The planned power station at Hinkley Point on the northern Somerset coast will usher in a new generation of UK nuclear power stations aimed at revitalising the UK’s ...
The Mace Foundation has made a £75,000 donation towards improving community access to, and participation in, the arts.
The £75,000 donation to Tate’s Access and Community Programmes, spread over three years, will help those who face the greatest barriers to further their participation in the arts.
The donation is designed to engage up to 3,000 people each year from hard to reach ...
Mace has today published its tender price update for the UK. Research done by our Mace Cost Consultancy team found that while political uncertainty ahead of the UK’s general election had led to a slow-down in the market, the stability of single party government post-election has brought a welcome level of certainty to the sector. This has meant that Mace has maintained its forecast for tender ...
Macro has appointed Steve Wilson as its new Operations Director to lead on Macro's international accounts.
Steve will manage, and be responsible for, all of Macro's accounts across the UK, Ireland, Europe and Asia - a key focus for the business.
Steve joins Macro from Mitie where he was Director of Financial Services managing a number of key clients including Lloyds, TSB, ...
Director of Supply Chain Management, Brian Moone, has been named as the steering group Chair of Achilles BuildingConfidence - a leading pre-qualification and verification programme for UK construction companies.
Brian will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the community where 19 of the country’s biggest construction firms use a single pre-qualification and audit ...
Mace was joined by representatives from the Associated British Ports, Network Rail and others as it held its 10th ‘155 series’ breakfast briefing event at its headquarters in Moorgate last week.
Last week’s event, The expansion of Britain’s ports: Are we ready to do more? brought together a mix of industry leaders from the UK’s ports, rail and freight sectors. Areas discussed included ...
Over the last 25 years, the industry has grown, evolved and created some incredible skylines. As we are celebrating our 25th anniversary, we wanted to show a quick snap shot of some of the iconic buildings and skylines which have changed around the world in the last 25 years..
To see before and after shots, simply click on image and use arrow keys.
The Shard, ...
Mace has made a strong showing in Building magazine’s top UK contractor and housebuilders 2015 league table, climbing to 11th place for contractors and up four places from 21st to 17th place overall.
The result follows a successful 2014 for Mace as total turnover grew to a record £1.49bn, up 26% on 2013, while pre-tax profit was up 8% to £35m.
The data for Building’s league tables is provided ...
The following opinion piece by Brian Moone first appeared in Building magazine.
The London residential market has been central to the recovery of the UK property market and is absorbing a high percentage of the construction output. While a recent EC Harris report identified that the rate of growth in the number of residential units in the pipeline had reduced from 70% in 2012 to 25% in ...
WWF-UK’s Timber Scorecard has awarded Mace the highest rating for sustainable forest management in a review of 128 UK companies. WWF’s first ever timber rating scored Mace ‘three trees’ out of three in recognition of responsible timber procurement practices.
WWF-UK’s Forest Campaign aims to raise awareness of responsible timber sourcing and promote positive action. The review looked at the ...
Mace’s spirit of adventure has been broadcast around the world with the Wacky Maces taking part in this year’s infamous Red Bull Soapbox Race.
After months of preparation, the Wacky Maces soapbox faced the ultimate test as it took on the challenging Alexandra Palace hill in front of thousands of cheering fans.
Inspired by the industrial revolution theme, the front of the Wacky Maces ...
25 Mace employees have taken part in a record breaking skydive to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust and honour the inspirational legacy of Stephen Sutton.
The Mace employees took to the skies of Lincolnshire on Friday 10th July and joined 387 others in setting a new Guinness World Records title for the most people tandem jumping from 10,000 feet in one day.
A major milestone in the regeneration of Greenwich Square has been reached with the successful first stage completion of the landmark development.
To mark the milestone, London’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Land, Richard Blakeway, attended a celebration with Hadley Mace (the joint venture between Mace and Hadley Property Group), at which he praised the excellent public ...
Mace has been appointed by Exemplar, who are working in partnership with AshbyCapital, to deliver the £33m scheme at One Bedford Avenue in London’s West End.
One Bedford Avenue is scheduled for completion in early 2017 and has been designed by Stirling-nominated architects Bennetts Associates, with the project replacing two outdated office blocks with 115,000 sq ft of high-end retail and ...
Two Mace projects, Merchant Square Footbridge and Island Pavillion, have been recognised for their high standard of design at the esteemed Structural Steel Design Awards.
Mace collected two of the five awards, which were presented to Mace’s Chief Engineer, Gordon Deuce at a ceremony at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London.
The awards celebrate excellence in the field of steel ...
The Mace Foundation has donated £5,000 to Outward Bound to help 60 disadvantaged young people in Birmingham and Manchester unlock their potential.
The Mace Foundation is committed to supporting and creating opportunities for disadvantaged young people, and the local communities in which Mace operates. Supporting Outward Bound was a perfect way to demonstrate this commitment and the ...
The “Mace Spirit of Adventure” global aerial performance team has made history by breaking the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Most people performing aerial silks’ with over 25 dancers performing a synchronised routine in the air.
With the average number of simultaneous aerial performers usually between 2 and 5, last night’s performance of 25 dancers performing over five minutes of ...
Over 60 Teenage Cancer Trust patients made the most of an opportunity to try their hand at a range of Olympic sports during a family day out organised in partnership with the Mace Foundation and Mace, who helped deliver the London 2012 and Paralympic Games.
Two iconic Olympic venues, the Copper Box Arena and the London Aquatics Centre were opened up on Sunday 7th June as part of ‘Move, Play, ...