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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 ...

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 ...

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