Robert Ford (F) of the Highways Agency has been appointed by Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Authority to act as the technical approval authority for the proposed New Tyne Crossing. He will also be responsible for the major road tunnel schemes proposed for A3 Hindhead and A303 Stonehenge, as 'Early Contractor' procurement schemes.
Tony Faulkner (M) of Skanska UK Civil Engineering has retired after 34 years with the group, 21 years of which has been spent as marketing manager.
Gifford and Partners has promoted Paul Hillman, Nigel James and Tony Bassett to technical directors, and Chris Gooch-Butler to business development manager.
Mick Mosley has been appointed as director of Henry Boot Construction (UK).
The Construction Best Practice Programme has announced that Sue Hobbs has been appointed as new operations manager.
Oscar Faber has recruited Danny Lamb as associate director to head the public transport team at the company's Birmingham office.
Foundation engineer Roger Bullivant has appointed Peter Lewis as senior piling engineer at Port Talbot.
Former ICE president George Fleming (F) has become a non executive director of British Waterways.
Rory Jordan (M) has joined Jubb Consulting Engineers as director responsible for the Bristol office.