Last edited 26 Mar 2018

Construction industry acronyms - M

This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'M'. For other letters go to the main alphabet list.

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m - Metre

M2M - Machine to Machine.

M&A - Mergers and Acquisitions.

M&E - Mechanical and Electrical

M&PC - Marine & Protective Coatings

M&V - Measurement and Verification

M/L - Mid Level

MAC - Managing Agent and Contractor / Managing Agent Contractor

MAC - Manual handling assessment chart

MC - Management Contractor

MC - Main Contractor

MC - Mass Concrete

MCB - Miniature Circuit Breaker

MCD - Main Contractor's Discount

MCHW - Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Work

MCM - Modern Construction Methods

MCP - Manual Call Point

MCS - Microgeneration Certification Scheme

MCW - Mains Cold Water

MCZ - Marine Conservation Zones

MDF - Medium Density Fibreboard

MDO - Medium Density Overlaid Plywood

MDS - Material Data Sheet

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

MEMBR - Membrane

MENA - Middle East and North Africa

MEP - Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing

MEPH - Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Heating

MEV - (Continuous) Mechanical Extract Ventilation

MEWP - Mobile Elevated Work Platform

MF - Melamine-formaldehyde (laminated plastics & adhesives)

MFA - Material Flow Accounting / Material Flow Analysis

MFC - Melamine Faced Chipboard

MH - Manhole

MHCLG - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

MHSW - Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations

MICE - Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

MIDP - Master Information Delivery Plan

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

MIPPS - Ministerial Interim Planning Policy Statement

MIStructE - Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers

MJ - Movement Joint

MLF - Molded Lead Frame

mm - Millimetre

MM - Managed motorways

MM-ALR - Managed motorways - all lanes running

MMC - Modern Methods of Construction

MMMF - Man Made Mineral Fibres

MO - Masonry Opening

MO - Modus Operandi

MoE - Means of Escape

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

MPRN - Meter Point Reference Number, for the gas supply

MPDT - Model Production and Delivery Table

MRT - Mean Radiant Temperature

MS - Mild Steel

MSCB - Multi-Service Chilled Beams

MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet

MT - Material Throughputs

MTL - Metal

MVD - Model View Definitions

MVHR - Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery

MW - Minor Works

MWS - Main Water Supply