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A year and a half after Sandy’s devastation, New Jersey leads nation in construction job losses

A year and a half after Sandy’s devastation, New...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 28, 2014

After Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast in October 2012, pummeling the New Jersey shore in particular, businesses ...

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as the blueprint for storm-proofing future communities

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2013

After seeing countless homes destroyed in three recent natural disasters, an architectural contest was held to attract specific storm-proof house ...

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 ...

NYC building $38 million steel wall to protect subway from future storms

NYC building $38 million steel wall to protect subway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2013

New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority is in the process of installing a two-mile steel wall to protect a line ...

Construction boom kicks in 5 months in Sandy’s wake

Construction boom kicks in 5 months in Sandy’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2013

A report from USA Today from along the South New Jersey shore found that the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy has ...

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 ...

Economist forecasts construction to add 140k jobs in 2013

Economist forecasts construction to add 140k jobs in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2013

Piggybacking off of news earlier this month that the construction industry added 30,000 jobs in December, a report from the ...

Destroyed beach house in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on November 4, 2012 in Far Rockaway, NY Credit: Leonard Zhukovsky / Shutterstock.com

Senate passes $50.5 billion Sandy recovery bill

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2013

The Senate voted 62-36 Monday afternoon to pass a bill that will grant $50.5 billion in federal aid to those ...

New York reviews methods to prepare, respond to future disasters

New York reviews methods to prepare, respond to future...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 08, 2013

The NYS 2100 Commission, a panel put in place to issue recommendations for how New York should spend some of ...

New York needs $42 billion for Sandy cleanup

New York needs $42 billion for Sandy cleanup

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 28, 2012

  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that his state needs $26 billion to clean up and restore after the ...

Sandy volunteers: In a war zone, a shoulder is as good as a hammer

Sandy volunteers: In a war zone, a shoulder is as good...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2012

In order to help clean up and repair some of the damage Hurricane Sandy wrought on the East Coast last ...

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