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OSHA Updates its Crane Operator Certification Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently in the process of implementing a new crane operator certification rule that clarifies worker requirements and maintains an employer’s duty to ensure safety. The final rule became effective on December 9, 2018. However, its evaluation and documentation requirements will not take effect until February 7, 2019. Read more

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New York City Non Residential Construction Spending on the Rise

For the fifth year in a row, the construction industry is booming in the Big Apple. Non residential construction spending, which includes office space, institutional development, government buildings, sports/entertainment venues and hotels, could reach as high as $39 billion in 2018 alone. Read more

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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