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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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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

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$2.7 Billion Newark Airport Construction Project Underway

Newark Liberty International Airport, which celebrates its 90th birthday this year, is still growing. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently announced the groundbreaking of a new terminal, which will bring the ongoing Newark Airport construction project’s price tag to nearly $3 billion. Read more

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Will Trump’s Steel Tariffs Help or Hurt Construction?

In March, President Donald Trump signed an order that increased steel tariffs by 25 percent. The new policy, which aims to boost American production of steel, could potentially raise construction costs. From New York to California, builders may feel a pinch because of this new trade policy. Read more