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Workers hit gas line sparking massive explosion in NYC: 3 buildings collapse, 25 injured (VIDEO)

Workers hit gas line sparking massive explosion in NYC:...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2015

A massive explosion that rocked New York City Thursday, causing the collapse of three buildings and injuring 25 people, has ...

Woman killed near NYC jobsite after being struck by plywood in freak accident

Woman killed near NYC jobsite after being struck by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2015

A woman walking in New York City was killed Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a piece of plywood blown ...

Worker survives NYC building collapse by riding wreckage to the ground

Worker survives NYC building collapse by riding...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2015

A worker on the top floor of a New York City parking garage somehow survived Wednesday afternoon when a portion ...

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident in New York City

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

As a crew unloaded steel joists from a truck at a Brooklyn jobsite Tuesday afternoon, four of the beams toppled ...

Nearly 50 NYC contractors, inspectors and property managers charged in bribery scheme

Nearly 50 NYC contractors, inspectors and property...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

Earlier this week, dozens of New York City construction professionals surrendered to police and were charged as the result of a ...

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 ...

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction workers on jobsites near New York City, Cleveland

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2014

Construction workers on jobsites in Long Island, New York, and Avon Lake, Ohio, were killed this week by wall collapses. On ...

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee, bathroom breaks; residents of NY town not amused

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A wheel loader operator's use of his machine to go on coffee and bathroom breaks has upset several residents in ...

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 ...

Construction crew uncovers human bones during gas line install in New York City

Construction crew uncovers human bones during gas line...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2014

A construction crew in New York City made a pretty startling discovery last week when a routine trench dig uncovered ...

Concrete slab falls from above, crushes construction worker in New York City

Concrete slab falls from above, crushes construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2014

A construction worker was killed at a Midtown Manhattan construction site in New York City Tuesday afternoon when a concrete ...

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