Selwood has appointed experienced industry specialist James McKiver in the role of Special Projects Development Manager for its pump rental solutions division.

James, (pictured), who has worked in the civil, construction and water industries for 24 years, will work nationally on larger projects across Selwood’s UK pump rental network.

He will work closely with Selwood’s local pump rental teams and their clients to give technical support and advice on the use of pumping solutions that help keep major schemes on time and on budget.

Richard Brown, Selwood Managing Director for Pump Rental, said: “Minimising the risks of costs and schedules spiralling out of control is a major concern for clients when implementing major projects.

“James has a vast amount of experience in advising on best practice, process improvement and intelligent, robust pumping solutions.

“James’s experience and intricate knowledge of the industry make him a valuable addition to Selwood’s renowned pump rental solutions team.

“His appointment underlines our commitment to working closely with clients and putting excellence, expertise and exceptional customer service at the heart of our pump solutions offering.”

James joins Selwood from Siltbuster Limited, where he provided technical solutions for a range of high-profile projects.

He said: “I am looking forward to integrating into the pump rental teams and working with clients to build on Selwood’s reputation as the UK’s leading pump rental company.

“I have built my career on delivering innovative solutions that are tailored to the needs of the client, so Selwood’s customer-focused approach is a perfect fit for my way of working.”