Vertase has made the following appointments in its Bristol office: Richard Lloyd-James, commercial manager; Tony Field, project manager; Tony Tough, contracts manager; and Ben Rouncefield, environmental engineer. The Sheffi eld office is joined by Lorna Wragg, project engineer; Bridget Corcoran, environment manager; and site managers Andy Olsen and Kip Hanstall.
Anthony Coyle has joined Pennine's Gloucester office as senior piling engineer.
Simon Holt has joined the geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering group of Bettridge Turner and Partners as principal engineer.
He was previously with Keller.
Card Geotechnics has opened an office in Exeter, run by principal engineer Ian Cutler. Tel 01392 439905.
Graham Norris has joined Golder Associates as technical director in its Maidenhead office. The consultant has also opened a Northern Ireland office in Belfast, headed by Mark Gilligan.
Neil Carruthers has joined Scott Wilson's Manchesterbased geotechnics team as senior engineering geologist.
Pete Wilton has been appointed by chief geotechnical engineer at Geotechnical Developments (UK), responsible for the firm's newly formed geotechnical division.