The construction of London’s newest transport link reached another milestone today as all 34 cabins of the Emirates Air Line took off for their inaugural load testing flight.
This extensive testing programme is part of a series of rigorous safety trials and follows last month’s completion of the Emirates Air Line’s three towers with cabling extended across the river. The cabins will travel ...
With the final pieces of its unique glass structure now in place, The Shard is fast approaching completion. Following construction since day one has been a television crew from Channel 4, minutely tracking the progress, the challenges, the hurdles and the surprises involved in building Europe's tallest tower. Originally transmitted on 2nd May, you can watch the show "The Tallest Tower: ...
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Delivering an Olympic Games from inception to legacy, Europe's first urban cable car scheme and having a 20 year relationship with the UK's largest airport operator Heathrow Airport Limited, formerly BAA, Mace has worked on some of the world's largest infrastructure projects.
With a widespread client ...
Mace is attending the BCO Annual Conference, taking place on 23 May to 25 May in Manchester. The title of the conference is The Phoenix Effect, focusing on regeneration, reinvention and results and this year we will celebrate the part we have played in the regeneration of Manchester and the surrounding areas.
Mace has a considerable reputation for delivering lasting value in ...
Mace's collaboration with Southern Water and its supplier Morrison Utility Services has featured in an article in Utility Week, where Mace project manager, Morné Cloete, outlines a pioneering scheme to relieve the effects of drought and the subsequent water use restrictions introduced by seven water companies in the UK since April 5. The scheme, the first in the UK, is helping Medway Council ...
At last night's prestigious Building Awards 2012, Mace was named Project/Construction Management Firm of the Year for the second year running.
The Building Awards recognise the industry's top performers and encourage sustained performance and further development throughout the sector. The award was given in recognition of Mace's performance over the past 12 months with highlights ...
The Mace logistics team has been awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Award for Occupational Health and Safety at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2012.
Andy Brown, Contracts Director said: “I am delighted to be receiving this award, our third in three years, it shows that we are being recognised for our approach to the prevention of accidents. ...
Following several months of detailed planning and engineering, Mace's aviation team achieved a major construction milestone on Heathrow's Games Terminal topping out on time and budget. The event, attended by 2000 Olympic Gold Triple Jump champion Jonathan Edwards, marked the first time the terminal structure had become waterproof.
Previously a temporary events building, the new terminal is ...
Construction of the Emirates Air Line has reached a major milestone as Mace successfully completed the erection of all three towers and the installation of a 1.1km long stretch of steel cable across the River Thames.
Main construction works on the UK's first urban cable car have been taking place either side of the river since July 2011 with Mace providing design and build services ...
Mace’s higher education team has had another successful Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) exhibition and conference. Bringing together top estates directors from the higher education sector, the three day event provided Mace with the chance to build new relationships, strengthen existing contacts and share sector insight with key decision makers across the industry. ...
On Friday, Mace's project team at the Shard achieved its latest milestone as it successfully lifted the final section of steel into place. Now at its full height of 310m, which takes the iconic landmark building to an equivalent of 95 floors, the project is edging closer to completion.
The achievement marks the last piece of steel slotting into the Shard's third and final phase which ...
Mace’s recently appointed sustainability director for construction, Andrew Kinsey, will be speaking at the Ecobuild UK exhibition and conference on Thursday 22nd March 2012 at the ExCel London.
Using Andrew’s knowledge and experience working with London 2012 delivery partner CLM, Andrew will be presenting the lessons he and the team learnt during their time on the Athletes Village (now known ...
A ‘Safety first. Second nature.’ leadership programme for 2012 has been set in motion designed to deliver a series of tours led by Mace’s construction business directors and senior members of the health and safety team.
These recorded and assessed tours will promote the culture and expectations of health and safety at Mace driving change endorsed by business leaders. Pilot tours - led by Mark ...
One year after the successful launch of ‘Safety first. Second nature.’ Mace’s health and safety campaign is going global, focused on integrating a consistent culture and approach across all our projects, worldwide, and help realise our goal to become world-leading in health and safety by 2015.
With the official ‘Safety first. Second nature’ international programme poised for roll out in the ...
The third Supply Chain Managing Directors’ H&S Forum - bringing together individuals from Mace’s key supply chain members - proved its success again with over 80 people attending the event at the Congress Centre, London on 23 February 2012.
Leading the forum Mark Reynolds, Deputy CEO, highlighted the progress, success and challenges of the ‘Safety first. Second nature.’ campaign, one year ...
Mace linked up with the acting world for a day for a series of interactive workshops for over 200 Mace project based personnel including operatives, supervisors and project managers working on major projects in London.
‘Terminal’, the real-life scenario-based workshop, led by AKT Productions, acted out a major incident at Gatwick Airport, inviting the audience to discuss and challenge the ...
12% drop in AIR for 2011The Accident Incident Rate (AIR) dropped to 1.69 in 2011 from 1.93 in 2010, the fifth consecutive year of a reduction.
Zero HSE enforcement actionsIn 2011 there were zero Health and Safety Executive enforcement actions recorded. Enforcement actions include improvement or prohibition notices regarding sub-standard practices.
7 Considerate Constructor Scheme Awards In ...
Now this year's MIPIM has ended, it's time for those who attended to reflect on relationships made and discussions participated. The three day networking event, held on 6-8 March at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France, was an opportunity to bring together decision-makers from the global corporate real estate industry in the surroundings of France's historic film festival location.
Mace is attending CoreNet Global Summit 2012, taking place on 29 April – 01 May in San Diego, California.
This year we celebrate our continued growth across North America building relationships with international clients and delivering global real estate solutions across the whole property lifecycle.
Please come and visit us on our stand or if you want to meet with a member of the team ...
The construction of the Emirates Air Line, the UK's first urban cable car, has reached another milestone with the installation of the largest lifting capacity crawler crane in the UK. The crane will erect the South Tower of the cable car which begins this week following the construction of the North Intermediate Tower earlier this month.
The crawler crane, which runs on tracks and not wheels ...