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You’re done: City revokes license of operator involved in fatal Tribeca crane collapse
May 02, 2018 01:35PM
The city has permanently revoked the license of crane operator Kevin Reilly, finding the longtime construction worker was at fault for the crane collapse...
Crane operator in fatal collapse files defamation suit against investigators
December 13, 2017 11:00AM
The crane operator whom investigators found responsible for a fatal collapse in 2016 is fighting back and suing for defamation. Multiple probes into the...
Appeals court cuts $60M off verdict against “King of Cranes”
September 14, 2017 12:16PM
A Manhattan Appeals Court cut the “King of Cranes” a break on Wednesday, slashing $60 million off of jury awards related to a fatal...
Irma has arrived: Tower crane snaps in half, strikes PMG’s Miami luxury tower
September 10, 2017 01:03PM
From the South Florida website: BREAKING: A construction #crane in Downtown #Miami has snapped in half (: @e_a_rodriguez1222) #hurricane #hurricaneirma #storm #crane #miami A...
“Crane King” James Lomma given 11-day deadline to pay $1.5M
May 30, 2017 10:30AM
James Lomma, whose crane collapsed at an Upper East Side condominium development and killed two people in 2008, was ordered to pay $1.5 million...
DOB blames crane operator for fatal
Staten Island accident
May 24, 2017 10:30AM
The city blames a crane operator for an accident in March that killed a 54-year-old construction worker in Staten Island. Joseph Volpe, who’s worked...
DOB investigating fatal crane accident on union site
April 04, 2017 10:15AM
The city’s Department of Buildings is investigating a crane accident that killed a construction worker on a union site in Staten Island last month....
Two construction workers killed in crane accident in Queens
November 22, 2016 02:50PM
Two construction workers were killed on Tuesday when a beam crashed on top of a crane’s operator cab in Queens.
The cost of tragedy: How construction accidents are changing the real estate industry
October 19, 2016 09:14AM
From the October Issue: On a blustery morning in February, the members of a crane crew at a Tribeca construction site could feel the enemy...
James Lomma won’t sell private plane to pay families of crane collapse victims
October 17, 2016 08:38AM
Crane mogul James Lomma is refusing to sell his favorite airplane to make good on a $96 million verdict against him for the 2008...
NYC construction accidents on the rise for fourth straight year
September 20, 2016 01:10PM
The number of construction accidents in New York City has been rising dramatically since at least 2012, faster than the growth of new construction...
Deadly Tribeca crane collapse caused by operator error, investigators find
September 14, 2016 02:00PM
The deadly crane collapse that killed one man and injured two others in Tribeca was caused by the rig operator’s negligence, according to state...
City to require tighter supervision of crane operations
July 01, 2016 09:01AM
City officials on Thursday issued a temporary mandate that will require increased supervision of crawler cranes, a move that follows a February collapse that killed...
Restaurant destroyed by ’08 Turtle Bay crane collapse wins another settlement
June 29, 2016 04:12PM
A restaurant destroyed by a deadly East Side crane collapse won its second settlement related to the accident. Crave Ceviche Bar (now Crave Fishbar),...
Tribeca crane collapse victim’s widow suing city for $600M
May 11, 2016 09:09AM
The wife of the man crushed by a fallen crane in February is suing the city.
Government briefs: Rules proposed for pedestrian plazas, NYC crane regulations get updated … and more
April 05, 2016 04:50PM
From the April issue: A massive eight-story office building envisioned as a new tech hub in Williamsburg’s industrial sector is facing its first zoning-approval...
Fatal crane collapse could cost the city $30M
March 19, 2016 12:00PM
A 73-year-old man who was nearly killed when a construction crane crashed onto his car on Worth Street back in February will sue the...
City to scale back plan for stricter crane rules
March 14, 2016 05:42PM
The city is planning to reverse its course on stricter crane rules that were implemented after the collapse of a nearly 600-foot-tall crane in Tribeca...
Man gets up to 3 years for hiring bellhops, hairdressers as safety managers
February 16, 2016 02:40PM
Dusica Sue Malesevic
A building safety consultant was sentenced to one to three years in state prison for sending hairdressers, cooks and hotel bellhops to impersonate licensed site safety...
De Blasio announces new crane safety regulations in wake of fatal collapse
February 07, 2016 03:16PM
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of new regulations governing the use of cranes in the city, following Friday’s crane collapse in Tribeca...
Home Depot buys Bronx retail location from Madison International Realty for $40M
Keller Williams Midtown CEO forced out: sources
Sitex continues buying spree with $36M industrial buy in Queens
Rabsky sells Williamsburg apartment building to UDR for $130M
Lichtenstein on Amazon pullout: “Worst day for NYC since 9-11”
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