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For the latest job vacancies, click on JOBS. Mr Wood has been research and engineering executive director at the group's "emissions solutions" division, based alongside the long-established Cummins diesel engine manufacturing plant in Darlington, County Durham, since April For nearly seven years before that he was research and engineering executive director at Huddersfield, West Yorkshire-based Cummins Turbo Technologies.
Both these operations are part of a global components division, headed by Tracy Embree, and encompassing electronics and fuel systems, turbochargers, filters and exhaust emissions control equipment used on many other engines as well as Cummins' own.
Mr Wood joined Cummins in as advanced engineering programme leader. Posts he subsequently held include heavy-duty turbocharger chief engineer and director of engineering in the group's Asia operation. He has a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Sheffield. More information at www.
David Gregory has joined Tiger Trailers, a fast-growing Cheshire-based trailer-maker and bodybuilder set up four years ago by brothers Steven and John Cartwright, to take charge of health, safety and environmental hse matters. Mr Gregory is a health and safety specialist who has worked for the past ten years at the giant GE group's oilfield services and products divisions, latterly as "hse leader" at Skelmersdale, Lancashire-based Baker Hughes.
For three years before that he was health and safety adviser at Indesit, an Italian manufacturer of domestic appliances. Sceptics doubted that there was room in the highly competitive UK truck and trailer bodywork market for a new entrant starting from scratch but the Tiger Trailers success story so far has proved them wrong.
The workforce has grown fast to around at present, and a new, purpose-built manufacturing plant in Winsford, Cheshire is due to be opened officially within two months.
Having grown up in Winsford myself, it's great to be part of a local success story. Mr Knaben will have no direct successor in the UK. Hannah Burgess in turn is promoted from product and sales delivery director to acting commercial director.
He then moved to posts in Spain and Sweden before coming to the UK more than two years ago. These successes and the dynamism of our Renault Trucks team give me great confidence for the future.
For four years before that he was in a similar Volvo Group job in Australia. Full details of a new UK road transport event focused on low- and zero-emission technology and scheduled to start in May are expected to be revealed early next month.
The organisation behind the event is a newly-formed Warwickshire-based company, Binswood Media, set up and headed by Mark Griffin. He continued to work for DivCom after its acquisition of Expo Management but has been focused on consultancy work since July Now he is putting together the Binswood Media team that will organise the May event and, presumably, support it with new publications.
It was announced this month that Leon Daniels, former surface transport managing director at Transport for London TfLhas been appointed Binswood Media non-executive chairman. Mr Daniels retired from his TfL job at the end of last year.
It is vital that CPT continues to adapt to help our members meet these challenges. With this in mind, I believe that the organisation would benefit from a fresh face with fresh ideas leading it into the challenges ahead. I have thoroughly enjoyed my career at CPT and have been fortunate enough to work with some wonderful people, colleagues and members alike.
I look forward to staying in touch with many of them as I move on to pastures new. He previously worked at the Department for Transport DfT. Mr Griffin is no stranger to CPT.Summary Report for: - Civil Engineers. Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building.
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