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Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC construction sites

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Concrete workers belonging to the New York City District Council of Carpenters have gone on strike, bringing work to a halt ...

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 ...

Worker dies after fall from scaffolding in New York City

Worker dies after fall from scaffolding in New York...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2015

A construction worker died shortly after falling from scaffolding on a New York City jobsite Thursday morning. According to a report ...

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in report on the dangers of New York construction sites

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2015

Citing data that shows construction represents less than 4 percent of total employment in New York while accounting for 20 percent ...

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on NYC jobsite

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2015

A worker on a crew building a luxury hotel in New York City was killed Tuesday when he fell 24 ...

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s first lift at new Tappan Zee bridge site more than a year in the making

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

One of the largest cranes in the world was finally put to use in the Hudson River on Friday as ...

Boom failure crushes and kills crane truck operator in NYC

Boom failure crushes and kills crane truck operator in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2015

  A hydraulic failure on a truck crane took the life of a construction worker in New York City Friday. According to ...

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