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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 ...

VIDEO: Shameless thief steals roller-compactor in broad daylight, makes for least exciting getaway ever filmed

VIDEO: Shameless thief steals roller-compactor in broad...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

The New York Police Department is searching for the bold thief you see in the video below after he strolled ...

Robotic welders called in on new Tappan Zee bridge after contractor has difficulty finding skilled workers

Robotic welders called in on new Tappan Zee bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2014

After troubles with the installation of the massive steel piles that will support the $3.9 billion replacement of the Tappan ...

DOL reaches agreement with contractor for $5 million in back wages for 500 workers

DOL reaches agreement with contractor for $5 million in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 10, 2014

Approximately 200 construction workers will receive $3.8 million in back wages and fringe benefits after a settlement between the U.S. ...

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles and a bar dating back to before the Revolutionary War

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2014

Archaeologists are excavating the construction site of a 22-story hotel on The Bowery in New York City, which has been occupied ...

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC roof

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

A construction worker died Monday afternoon after falling 10 stories in New York City. The man was working on the roof ...

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