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Buffalo researchers to test how NYC’s old brownstones would fair in an earthquake

Buffalo researchers to test how NYC’s old...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

For years, folks in New York City gave little thought to natural disasters. That sort of thing simply didn't happen ...

New York City plans to use $1.8 billion in federal Sandy relief to rebuild homes

New York City plans to use $1.8 billion in federal...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 08, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg announced on February 6 plans to use some of New York City’s federal Superstorm Sandy aid money to ...

Construction workers write patriotic messages of hope on beams of One World Trade Center

Construction workers write patriotic messages of hope...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 24, 2013

The Associated Press reported this morning on some of the very inspiring moments for the crews working on One World ...

Workers install base of spire at One World Trade Center

Workers install base of spire at One World Trade Center

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 16, 2013

Workers at the the construction site of One World Trade Center installed the first piece of the building's spire on ...

New York reviews methods to prepare, respond to future disasters

New York reviews methods to prepare, respond to future...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 08, 2013

The NYS 2100 Commission, a panel put in place to issue recommendations for how New York should spend some of ...

Escalator climbs its way into Four World Trade Center

Escalator climbs its way into Four World Trade Center

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 19, 2012

This photo of a new escalator making its way to the top floors of a skyscraper at the World Trade ...

Toronto leads North American high-rise construction

Toronto leads North American high-rise construction

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 13, 2012

Toronto has the highest number of high-rises and skyscrapers under construction in North America, with its 147 such construction sites. ...

Spire of One World Trade Center arrives in NYC

Spire of One World Trade Center arrives in NYC

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 12, 2012

Very cool moment for construction workers in New York City today as the crowning spire for One World Trade Center ...

NYC council member calls for sea wall to shield city from storms

NYC council member calls for sea wall to shield city...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 15, 2012

In a speech Tuesday afternoon, a New York City councilwoman said it’s time to discuss building a storm barrier that ...

Kobelco displays wrapped excavator at World of Concrete

Kobelco displays wrapped excavator at World of Concrete

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Jan 24, 2012

To launch the Kobelco SK485 Mark 9 full-size, high-performance excavator, Kobelco Construction Machinery America is displaying a custom-wrapped version of the new ...

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