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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

NYC construction worker working alone dies after 80-foot fall

NYC construction worker working alone dies after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2014

While working from scaffolding outside a New York City hotel last week, a construction worker died after falling about 80 ...

VIDEO: FDNY firefighters form a construction company to rebuild homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

VIDEO: FDNY firefighters form a construction company to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 12, 2013

Fire Lt. John Nolan recently retired from the New York City Fire Department after 18 years of duty, so he's ...

Honoring the man behind the slurry wall that limited the destruction of 9/11

Honoring the man behind the slurry wall that limited...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2013

"The wall held." Three paragraphs in to the New York Times profile of Arturo Lamberto Ressi di Cervia and we already have goosebumps. On ...

Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 26, 2013

Some of the cities on this list are probably obvious, but I was surprised about a few of the cities ...

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue Subway construction site

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2013

Of all the construction sites that deserve a driver's undivided attention upon approach, New York City's Second Avenue Subway likely ...

Amazing Empire State Building construction photos from 1931 show workers hanging on for dear life

Amazing Empire State Building construction photos from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

OSHA might frustrate those in the construction industry from time to time, but after taking a look at these photos, ...

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