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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 ...

Soil collapse buries, kills worker on NYC jobsite

Soil collapse buries, kills worker on NYC jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2015

A construction worker was killed earlier this week in New York City when he was buried in a soil collapse. According ...

NYCDOT plans $100 million in improvements to make Queens “Boulevard of Death” safer

NYCDOT plans $100 million in improvements to make...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 07, 2015

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) will rework the 7-mile corridor of Queens Boulevard as part of the ...

Worker killed in 6-story fall on New York City jobsite

Worker killed in 6-story fall on New York City jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

While working on a jobsite in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brighton Beach in New York City, a construction worker was ...

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the one that rocked New York City

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 31, 2015

The building explosion in New York’s East Village last week that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others ...

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 ...

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