Jim Martin has joined geotechnical consultant Byland Engineering as director. He was previously at Cementation Foundations Skanska and will act as consultant to the contractor.
Dave Pointon has joined Union Railways (North), the client responsible for building the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, as managing director.
Paul Thurlow has been appointed southern estimating engineer for Systems Geotechnique.
The 'rm recently met the Investors in People standard.
Stephen Williams is the new chief inspector of construction at the Health and Safety Executive. He takes over from Kevin Myers.
Kira Williams has joined TPS as a graduate geotechnical engineer based at the Croydon of'ce.
John O'Malley, president of Case Foundation, has been awarded the Deep Foundations Institute's 2005 Distinguished service award. Two DFI Outstanding project awards have been made this year, to Massman Construction for the Olmsted approach walls project on the Ohio River and to the team led by Arup for the foundations of the Moorhouse project in central London.
Ground reinforcement 'rm Ecogrid has moved to new headquarters at the Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn. Tel: 01928 513647.
Henry Lang has been appointed divisional director at Waterman Environmental, with overall responsibility for the company's land quality and development team, while Carl Slater has been promoted to associate director.
John Weetman has joined environmental consultant MJCA as manager of the chemistry group. Caroline Leatherdale joins as senior environmental planning consultant.