Last edited 20 Oct 2018

Construction industry acronyms - M

This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'M'.

For other letters click on the list below:

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

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M - and E mechanical and electrical

m - Metre

M & E - Mechanical and Electrical

M&A - Mergers and Acquisitions.

M&E - Mechanical and Electrical

M&PC - Marine & Protective Coatings

M&R - Maintenance and Renewal

M&V - Measurement and Verification

M/L - Mid Level

M2M - Machine to Machine.

MAA - Moving Annual Average

MAC - Managing Agent and Contractor / Managing Agent Contractor

MAC - Manual handling assessment chart

MAC - Maximum Acceptable Concentration Or Maximum Allowable Concentration

MACE - Multipurpose Automatic Control Equipment

MAFF - Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

MAG - Metal Active Gas

MAG - Metal Arc Gas

MAP - maintenance access point

MAPP - Major Accident Prevention Policy

MAR - Management and Administration

MAWP - Maximum Allowable Working Pressure

MB - Management Board

Mbo - Management By Objective(S)

Mboca - 4,4'Methylene-Bis-(2-Chloroaniline)

MC - Main Contractor

MC - Management Contractor

MC - Mass Concrete

MCB - Manually Controlled Barrier

MCB - Miniature Circuit Breaker

MCC - manual classified count

MCCS - Microclimate Cooling System

MCD - Main Contractor's Discount

MCG - Major Contractors Group

MCHW - Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Work

MCM - Modern Construction Methods

MCP - Manual Call Point

MCS - Microclimate Cooling System

MCS - Microgeneration Certification Scheme

MCS - Mining Certification Service

MCW - Mains Cold Water

MCZ - Marine Conservation Zones

MDF - Medium Density Fibreboard

MDHS - Methods For The Determination of Hazardous Substances

MDI - Diphenylmethane Diisocyanate

MDI - Methyl Diphenylene Diisocyanate

MDO - Medium Density Overlaid Plywood

MDS - Material Data Sheet

MDTSA - Methods For The Detection of Toxic Substances In Air

MDU - Maintenance Delivery Unit

MDU - Multiple Dwelling Unit

MEAT - Most Economically Advantageous Tender

MECH - Mechanical

Med-Ad - Mediation-adjudication

Med-Arb - Mediation-arbitration

MEIA - Middle East, India and Africa

MEK - Methyl Ethyl Ketone

MEL - Maximum Exposure Limit

MEMBR - Membrane

MENA - Middle East and North Africa

MEP - Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing

MEPH - Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Heating

MEV - (Continuous) Mechanical Extract Ventilation

Mev - Million Electron Volts Or Mega Electron Volts

MEW - Minor Emerging Works

MEWP - Mobile Elevated Work Platform / Mobile Elevating Work Platform

MF - Melamine-formaldehyde (laminated plastics & adhesives)

MFA - Material Flow Accounting / Material Flow Analysis

MFC - Melamine Faced Chipboard

MG - Make Good

MH - Major Hazards

MH - Manhole

MHAU - Major Hazards Assessment Unit

MHCLG - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

MHSW - Management of Health and Safety at Work

MHSWR - Management of Health and Safety At Work Regulations

MI - Mandatory Investigation

MI - Myocardial Infarction

MIC - Methyl Isocyanate

MIC - Minimum Ignition Current

MICE - Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

MIDAS - Machine Information Display and Automation System

MIDP - Master Information Delivery Plan

MIP - Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry

MIPIM - Le marché international des professionnels de l'immobilier (real estate event)

MIPPS - Ministerial Interim Planning Policy Statement

MIPS - Median Index of Public Sector Tender Prices

MIS - Management Information Systems

MIS - Manufacturers, Importers and Suppliers

MIStructE - Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers

MJ - Movement Joint

MLF - Molded Lead Frame

MM - Managed motorways

mm - Millimetre

MM-ALR - Managed motorways - all lanes running

MMC - Modern Methods of Construction

MML - Midland Main Line

MMMF - Man-Made Mineral Fibre

MMP - materials management plan

MO - Masonry Opening

MO - Modus Operandi

MOCA - 4,4' Methylene-Bis-(2-Chloroaniline)

MoD - Ministry of Defence

MoE - Means of Escape

MOL - metropolitan open land

MoT - Ministry of Transport

MOTO - Memorandum of Terms of Occupancy

MoU - Memorandum of Understanding

MP - Major Project

MP - Member of Parliament

MPA - Major Projects Authority

MPA - Mineral Planning Authority

MPAN - Meter Point Administration Number, for the electricity supply

MPC - Maximum Permissible Concentrations

MPDT - Model Production and Delivery Table

MPE - Maximum Permissible Exposure

MPO - Management and Personnel office

MPRN - Meter Point Reference Number, for the gas supply

MQ - Mines and Quarries

MR - Mandatory Reporting

MRA - Mutual Recognition Agreement

MRF - material recycling facility

MRHI - Mineworkings Residual Hazard Index

MRL - Maximum Residue Limit

MRPQ - Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications

MRT - Mean Radiant Temperature

MS - Member State (of European Union)

MS - Mild Steel

MSA - mineral safeguarding area

MSCB - Multi-Service Chilled Beams

MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet

MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet(S)

MSIV - Main Steam Isolating Valve

MSLB - Main Steam Line Break

MT - Management Trainee

MT - Material Throughputs

MTBE - methyl tert-butyl ether

MTL - Metal

MUC - Maintenance Unitised Cost

MVD - Model View Definitions

MVHR - Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery

MW - Microwave

MW - Minor Works

MWF - Metalworking Fluid(S)

MWL - Miniature Warning Light

MWS - Main Water Supply

MZ - Middle Zone