Delynn Burkhalter of CSI/Burkhalter Rigging took over from Glen Riechmann as president of the Specialised Carriers & Rigging Association at the annual conference in St Petersburg, Florida last month.

Kurt Newman has been appointed managing director of Terex Peiner GmbH. He moves to Germany from the US operation of Terex.

Scott Miller is promoted to product manager of Harrington Hoists. He will be based in the Manheim, Pennsylvania head office. He was previously Midwestern region sales manager, based in Chicago.

Beck & Pollitzer Engineering, the UK specialist industrial installations contractor that was bought by its management last year, has appointed Stuart Doughty as chairman. Doughty, a senior figure in the UK construction industry, has been director of major projects at Tarmac, managing director of Alfred McAlpine Civil Engineering, and chief executive of Hyder Infrastructure Developments.

Joseph Danules has joined Grove Manlift as senior vice president, sales and marketing. He was previously VP sales at Volvo Construction Equipment North America Inc.

Mike Homer joins Certex UK as manager of its Birmingham branch.