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New JFK Airport Construction Project to Create 15,000 Jobs

The latest JFK Airport construction project has been scheduled for takeoff. Beginning in 2020, the popular transportation hub will get a $13 billion facelift. The privately-financed project is expected to create more than 15,000 jobs in the region over the next 10 years. Read more

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7 Recommended Safety Precautions for Masonry Contractors

Masonry is an integral part of the construction of both commercial and residential structures. Although the process has several major advantages, the work can be very labor intensive. Masonry contractors may risk illness and injury as they work on homes, buildings, bridges and public works projects. Over the years, experienced masons have learned how to stay safe in dangerous conditions by following a list of recommended safety precautions. Read more

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NYC Construction Safety Training Requirement Delayed to mid-2019

The New York City Department of Buildings recently delayed a new safety training initiative that was created in response to an increase in work-related fatalities. Originally scheduled to take effect on December 1, this NYC construction safety training requirement now mandates that all workers complete 30 hours of instruction by June 1, 2019. Read more