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Hatch hires former NYC MTA CEO to oversee US transportation practice

Mississauga, Ontario-based design firm Hatch has hired Elliot (Lee) Sander, the former executive director and CEO of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority as managing...

GC Warehouse acquires TP Rental Services in New York

GC Warehouse, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., a construction and building supply company, has acquired TP Rental Services, New York, Rental Pulse reports. TP Rental Services was...

NYC comptroller sets $3.2 million fine, disbars contractor cheating immigrant workers

New York City comptroller Scott M. Stringer has assessed $3.2 million in fines against K.S. Contracting Corporation and its owner, Paresh Shah, for cheating...
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NYC council committee approves six of 21 construction safety bills

New York City Council's Housing and Buildings Committee has approved six of 21 construction-safety bills, with more to follow, including a contentious apprenticeship bill,...

NYC Buildings: Weekly construction applications (Dec. 25 to 31)

Here is the weekly data file of construction permit applications from the New York Department of Buildings, from Dec. 25 to 31.

Associations line up to oppose, support NYC construction safety bill

https://youtu.be/iap55HRo0h8 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) New York State Conference has joined a coalition battling a controversial construction safety bill...
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Gateway Program hires public-private finance expert for Hudson River tunnel project

The Gateway Program, which includes building a new tunnel underneath the Hudson River, has hired a private financing expert from French bank Societe Generale...
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NYC building permits increase in value for third consecutive year

The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) issued 5,641 permits, with a combined value of $9.3 billion, for alterations and renovations (A&R) to...
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New York construction starts decline in March, while national totals rise

New York-area construction starts took a nosedive in March, as compared with a year ago, the Long Island Business News (LIBN) has reported, quoting regional...
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CNY Group president Ken Colao finalist in EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award

EY has announced that Kenneth Colao, president and co-founder of New York-based construction management firm CNY Group, has been named a finalist for the Entrepreneur...

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Preliminary results of the first of six physical tests on coupled steel-plate composite shear-wall specimens indicate excellent behavior and cyclic performance. (Photo: AISC)

Steel core system revolutionizes high-rise construction: AISC

A new steel/concrete composite high-rise core wall system is revolutionizing the design and construction of tall buildings, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)...
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Andrea S. Rutledge new CMAA president and CEO

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) says that Andrea S. Rutledge will become the association’s president and Chief Executive Officer at its National...
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Construction workers repairing sewers near Brooklyn psychiatric hospital uncover human remains

Police say construction workers repairing sewers near a Brooklyn psychiatric hospital unearthed human remains on Aug. 21. The workers were using heavy equipment to dig...