John Bradley (pictured) becomes director of capital project delivery, Europe, Africa and Middle East for consultant High-Point Rendel. Before joining HPR at the start of the year Bradley was previously managing director of Tolent Construction and operations director at AMEC Construction.
Charles Laird has joined Buchanan Civil Engineering in Glasgow as a director with responsibility for foundation and civil engineering works.
WS Atkins director Tim Askew is the new managing director for the company's £400M turnover Middle Eastern business. He replaces Barry Chapman, who will return to the UK in April 2000.
Stephen Whittaker becomes managing director of Barnsley-based Naylor concrete products.
Peter Crowley is The Rugby Group's new director of cement and lime operations with operational responsibility for all Rugby's international businesses.
Ritchies, the geotechnical contracting division of Edmund Nuttall, has appointed David Gibson to manage its new regional office in Northwich, Cheshire.