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Judge orders NYC concrete workers back to work after 3-day strike halted work across city

Judge orders NYC concrete workers back to work after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2015

A strike among concrete workers that brought work to a halt at 30 New York City jobsites was brought to an ...

NYC’s Nordstrom Tower will at least have the tallest roof in the U.S.

NYC’s Nordstrom Tower will at least have the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

Following up a May report, New York Yimby has uncovered documents that confirm the Nordstrom Tower will become the tallest building ...

The Final Piece: Design of 1,340-foot-tall Two World Trade Center revealed (PHOTOS)

The Final Piece: Design of 1,340-foot-tall Two World...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2015

In an interview with Wired that dives deep into the genesis of Two World Trade Center, Bjarke Ingels, the founder of ...

VIDEO: Watch One World Trade Center’s 11-year construction in this beautiful time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch One World Trade Center’s 11-year...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2015

With the opening of the iconic building's observation deck over the weekend, One World Trade Center is officially open for ...

Crane drops 4-ton HVAC unit 30 stories to street below, injuring 10 in NYC (VIDEO)

Crane drops 4-ton HVAC unit 30 stories to street below,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 01, 2015

With the roar of a freight train and the "boom" of a bomb, an HVAC unit fell from the sky ...

Construction worker shot in robbery on NYC sidewalk

Construction worker shot in robbery on NYC sidewalk

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 26, 2015

While operating a jackhammer on a New York City street corner, a construction worker was shot last week. According to a ...

Will NYC’s Nordstrom Tower overtake One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the U.S.?

Will NYC’s Nordstrom Tower overtake One World...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

In case you haven't noticed, we're in the thick of a supertall building boom. As we reported earlier this year, 97 ...

To reduce noise, NYC officials close to regulations to boost contractor use of electric jackhammers over pneumatic models

To reduce noise, NYC officials close to regulations to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 30, 2014

With construction booming again in the concrete jungle of New York City, the sound of jackhammers is a distinct voice ...

Guy dresses up as construction worker for Halloween, robs NYC bank

Guy dresses up as construction worker for Halloween,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2014

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But this is imitation the construction industry could do without. According to ...

VIDEO: Watch construction crews bore and blast below New York City to build the 2nd Avenue subway line

VIDEO: Watch construction crews bore and blast below...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2014

"New York City is one of the toughest places to build anything." That quote from NYC subway train service supervisor Bill ...

2 NYC construction firms charged in scheme that paid people to pose as safety inspectors at 40 jobsites

2 NYC construction firms charged in scheme that paid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 14, 2014

Two New York City construction companies are facing charges of grand larceny among others for hiring unqualified people to pose ...

Construction workers save elderly woman struck by cab in NYC by lifting the SUV off of her

Construction workers save elderly woman struck by cab...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2014

An 83-year-old woman is recovering from a broken wrist and several fractures in her right leg at Bellevue Hospital in ...

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