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 ...
At the recent annual Engineering News Record (ENR) Global Project Awards, The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, secured global accolades in two categories: ‘Best Project in the Retail/Mixed-Use Developments’ and ‘Project of the Year’.
This international competition pays tribute to construction and design excellence achieved in the past 12 months. Judging criteria included: safety, ...
Mace's facilities management subsidiary, Macro, has been awarded a one year extension with Emirates International Property Services (EIPS) after an initial six-month help desk contract, which saw call volumes double.
The 24/7/365 help desk facility with asset and planned maintenance management capabilities, is operational from Macro’s Dubai head office and covers 20 projects on behalf of EIPS, ...
Mace has been ranked number 46 in the Sunday Times Top Track 100, which rates Britain's 100 private companies with the biggest sales. The company has increased on last year’s ranking of 57 by 11 places, further demonstrating a successful 12 months.
Published in The Sunday Times each June, the league table includes companies that have a sales range between £700m and £2.5bn and are owned and run ...
Musanada Facilities Manager Fawzeia Hamad Al Marzouqi, who is seconded into Macro’s FM team, has won the “Facilities Manager of the Year Award” at the Facilities Management Middle East Awards 2013. She is the first woman to have won this award.
Fawzeia, who was recently appointed Regional Facilities Manager of the Western Region, is charged with managing services delivery across a diverse ...
Mace is supporting a construction sector task group ‘Grown in Britain’, which has been established to create an action plan to sustainably increase demand for timber products from British woodlands and forests.
Grown in Britain was launched in response to the Independent Panel on Forestry Recommendation 18: We urge Government, woodland owners and businesses to seize the opportunity ...
Mace project 'The Quadrant', Network Rail's National Centre in Milton Keynes, has featured in a four-page article for the Association for Project Management's (APM) Project magazine.
In the May edition, magazine editor Andrew Hubbard investigates how the major relocation and transformation programme was delivered on time, under budget and beyond forecasted quality targets. Network Rail's ...
Mace is attending the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) International Conference, taking place this year in London, UK. The two day conference, commencing on the 11 June 2013, the title of the conference is ‘Height and Heritage’, focusing on the unique challenges of building tall within historic cities.
Having worked on some of London’s landmark tall buildings, such as The ...
As Mace releases its Annual Report and Accounts, the director of sustainability says the company will meet 'challenging targets'
In an interview with Building magazine, Isabel McAllister, reported an 18% cut in waste with an aim for a 75% reduction by 2015.
In its annual results, Mace has reported 3.3 tonnes of waste for every £100,000 spent on site in 2012, a reduction of 18% on the 4 tonnes ...
Mace has reported an 18% increase in turnover from £928m in 2011 to £1.1bn in 2012, which places the company on track to reach its target of a £2bn turnover by 2020.
The past 12 months has been a significant year in the company’s history for achieving its targets, which were set in 2006, and for the company’s major project completions including the Emirates Air Line, The Shard and the London ...
Mace continues its organic expansion with the opening of its fifth regional office in North America located in Newark, New Jersey. Mace currently has regional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, and San Francisco. Its client base includes corporations and organizations such as Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NJ, TD Bank, Univision, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, ...