Construction jobs drop in the U.S. in January
Construction employment in the U.S. decreased from January 2020 to January 2021 in nearly two-thirds of the nation’s metro areas, according to an analysis of government employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Project cancellations and a lack of new orders have forced firms to reduce their headcount, the association’s latest contractor survey shows.
McKenzie appointed chair of Inter Pipeline
Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd. yesterday announced the retirement of Richard Shaw, chair of the board of directors, and the appointment of his previously designated successor, Margaret McKenzie. Shaw has served as chair since 2014. McKenzie has been a board member since 2015 and among other responsibilities served on the firm’s Major Projects Review Committee.
CF appoints European director
Cadillac Fairview yesterday announced the appointment of Jenny Hammarlund as managing director, head of Europe. Based in London, Hammarlund will report to CF’s EVP of investments, Duncan Osborne, and will be responsible for expanding CF’s operations in the UK and European property markets.