Midlands construction company Fifehead, the holding company of Buxton, has appointed Huw Rogers group IT manager.

Birse Construction has appointed Dicky Richards, previously with Christiani & Nielsen, marketing director for the firm's south of England civil engineering division.


Andrew Carter has been appointed partner in cost consultant Nigel Rose and Partners' Wokingham office.

Shepherd Engineering Services has appointed Peter Lewis regional director for the northern region. He succeeds Paul Baines, who retires after 40 years with the company.

Consulting civil and structural engineer Knapp Hicks and Partners has appointed Geoff Davies managing director. Professor Brian Clancy, chairman of the Association of Consulting Engineers, joins as consultant.

Mike Tester (right) has been appointed director of Tuffin Ferraby & Taylor's new venture, TFT Special Projects, which will focus on innovative construction techniques, partnering and sustainable development. Andrew McWhirter, previously with Robinson Low Francis, has joined chartered surveyor Wilkins as a partner.

E-procurement specialist has appointed Bruce Russell, former chairman and managing director of Taylor Woodrow Construction, to its advisory board.


John England has been promoted to divisional manager in Rehau Windows' Birmingham office. Basil Formanuik has become sales manager for the West Midlands region.

Corinne Craddock, Jens Simpson and David Spencer have joined the West Sussex office of Notifier Fire Systems. Manufacturer of standing–seam roofing Keybemo has appointed Trevor Downs (right), formerly of Kalzip, technical manager.

Roofing specialist Vulcanite has appointed Sean Butler sales and marketing director.

Egger UK, of Austrian-based Egger Group, has appointed Craig Colligan product co-ordinator for its wool-based panel products.

West Midlands-based air-conditioning manufacturer Weatherite has appointed Angela Whetton group training and development manager.