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  • 16.07.2012
    Our recent 'Safety first. Second nature.' employee survey provided some very useful feedback on what our employees thought of the programme and what they would like to see in terms of improvement. The good news is 81% or our employees are proud to be ambassadors of 'Safety first. Second nature.' and 75% of them agreed the focus on safety has improved over the last 12-months. However, there was ...
  • 16.07.2012
    The data we collect tells the story of how 'Safety first. Second nature.' is helping to improve our health and safety performance. Here are some of the highlights. 2 : 34Mace was rated number two for health and safety performance in the recent UK Contractors Group (UKCG) survey report on 2011 accident statistics. We are proud members of this 34-strong group of the UK’s leading ...
  • 16.07.2012
    As the development of 'Safety first. Second nature.' gathers momentum, it is attracting interest from Mace projects and offices around the world. This is very welcome – and, as a result, we will be developing some more formal ways of keeping our international teams up to date with the programme. The improved structure of our 'Safety first. Second nature.' page on Infomace – the company's ...
  • 16.07.2012
    Our fourth Supply Chain Managing Director's H&S Forum was a great success, with over 90 directors from Mace's supply chain attending the event at the Congress Centre in London in June 2012. Mark Reynolds, Mace Deputy CEO opened up the forum with an update on the 2012 'Safety first. Second nature.' programme. Mark shared lessons learned from our four serious ‘near miss’ incidents in 2012. ...
  • 15.07.2012
    In a letter published in the Daily Telegraph last week, Chairman and CEO Stephen Pycroft was one of 20 leading figures in the construction industry to call on the Government to use the construction industry to stimulate the economy. The letter marks the start of a new campaign called Creating Britain’s Future, which is designed to highlight the importance of the construction sector to the UK ...
  • 10.07.2012
    Construction News last night awarded Stephen Pycroft, Chairman and CEO the prestigious Roll of Honour in recognition of his past and present achievements at Mace. Stephen was presented with the award at a glittering ceremony held at Grosvenor House Hotel where Mace clients, CEOs and VIPs from construction, property and professional services gathered for a ceremony that celebrated industry ...
  • 01.07.2012
    The Mace team at Birmingham New Street celebrated the ground breaking of the new John Lewis department store this week. Mace, as delivery partner and principle contractor, will be working with Network Rail to develop the store as part of the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street station and the Pallasades shopping centre. Mark Reynolds, Deputy CEO at Mace, Andy Street, Managing Director ...
  • 28.06.2012
    The Mayor of London fulfilled his pledge to build the UK's first urban cable car when the Emirates Air Line opened last Thursday 28 June 2012. The 1.1km long river crossing, between Greenwich and the Royal Docks, has the capacity to carry up to 2,500 people per hour in each direction, the equivalent of 30 buses. Initially it will operate seven days a week, from 0700 to 2100 Mondays to Fridays, ...
  • 25.06.2012
    Mace has won a £100m contract to become the main contractor on European Land and Property’s 3 Merchant Square development of flats in Paddington, London. 3 Merchant Square will include 159 private apartments along with 42 affordable apartments and retail space on the ground floor. Completion is expected in summer 2014 and apartments are already available for sale off plan via the ...
  • 21.06.2012
    The project team delivering the Emirates Air Line are hosting a seminar on Tuesday 03 July, to share their knowledge, experiences and behind the scenes information about the project; from concept to delivery. This seminar will explore the technical challenges the project team faced and the innovative solutions used to overcome them. There will be a chance to pose questions and an opportunity ...
  • 19.06.2012
    The Mace team working on the Victory Heights project in Dubai is celebrating a milestone with the completion of the first show villa for the second phase of the project. The team started work on the second phase of Villa works in late December 2011 and so was delighted to open the show villa to the public in May 2012. Mace has been working as project manager on the unique gated golf community ...
  • 17.06.2012
    Today, the Mayor of London announced the Emirates Air Line will open to the public from midday on Thursday 28 June 2012. The handover of the cable car, the first in the UK, marks the last significant milestone on the project that aims to improve connectivity and transform the surrounding area into a new metropolitan quarter. The 1.1km long river crossing will have the capacity to carry up to ...
  • 10.06.2012
    On Friday 11 May seven members of Mace's utilities team chose to take a break from their day job to help decorate a local community hall in Hertfordshire. The Mill End community halls are nearly always in use by breakfast and afterschool clubs, dancing and fitness groups and the elderly and disabled so there was a small window of opportunity to give the hall a new lease of life. The team ...
  • 05.06.2012
    As part of the company’s commitment to sustainable construction practices, Mace is aiming to divert all food waste from landfill across five projects in London. The Mace Logistics team has been collecting canteen food waste from construction sites The Emirates Air Line, Park House, the British Museum, St Paul’s public school in Barnes and the Fox West data centre at Stockley Park. The ...
  • 05.06.2012
    The team working on the new Nokia operations factory in Hanoi, Vietnam has recently celebrated the commencement and official launch of the project. The launch was attended by Marcus Burley, John Jo Hammill, David Watkins and John Campbell the project director. The project involves the project management and construction supervision of the design and construction of Nokia's new $115m, 80,000 ...
  • 22.05.2012
    Ashghal, Qatar's public works authority (PWA), has appointed a joint venture between Mace and EC Harris to deliver a major programme of social infrastructure building projects across the country. The contract is worth a total of QR415million (£72million), and will last for five years, with the option to extend by a further two years. Due to the population and economic growth in the State of ...
  • 14.05.2012
    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 ...
  • 08.05.2012
    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: ...
  • 07.05.2012
    Mace provides an exclusive insight into its multi-disciplinary team of infrastructure experts. 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 ...
  • 28.04.2012
    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 ...

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