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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 ...

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, ...

Carpenters’ strike would stop work at several NYC construction projects, including World Trade Center

Carpenters’ strike would stop work at several NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

Some of New York City's biggest commercial construction projects would be halted should the Manufacturing Woodworkers Association not hammer out ...

Construction photos of NYC’s Second Avenue Subway are otherworldly

Construction photos of NYC’s Second Avenue Subway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2013

"When you look at my pictures, you do get a sense that you're in the center of the Earth. Sometimes ...

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top of the World Trade Center

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Nearly two weeks ago, as construction workers looked on with pride, the spire was lifted to the top of the ...

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project in U.S.

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2013

New York City is undergoing the biggest addition to its transportation system since Penn Station opened in 1910, Time reported. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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