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The collapsed crane on Worth Street in Tribeca (credit: FDNY)

You’re done: City revokes license of operator involved in fatal Tribeca crane collapse

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

The crane operator whom investigators found responsible for a fatal collapse in 2016 is fighting back and suing for...

Appeals court cuts $60M off verdict against “King of Cranes”

A Manhattan Appeals Court cut the “King of Cranes” a break on Wednesday, slashing $60 million off of jury...

Irma has arrived: Tower crane snaps in half, strikes PMG’s Miami luxury tower

From the South Florida website: BREAKING: A construction #crane in Downtown #Miami has snapped in half (: @e_a_rodriguez1222) #hurricane...

“Crane King” James Lomma given 11-day deadline to pay $1.5M

James Lomma, whose crane collapsed at an Upper East Side condominium development and killed two people in 2008, was...

DOB blames crane operator for fatal
Staten Island accident

The city blames a crane operator for an accident in March that killed a 54-year-old construction worker in Staten...

DOB investigating fatal crane accident on union site

The city’s Department of Buildings is investigating a crane accident that killed a construction worker on a union site...

Two construction workers killed in crane accident in Queens

Two construction workers were killed on Tuesday when a beam crashed on top of a crane’s operator cab in...

James Lomma won’t sell private plane to pay families of crane collapse victims

  Crane mogul James Lomma is refusing to sell his favorite airplane to make good on a $96 million...

NYC construction accidents on the rise for fourth straight year

The number of construction accidents in New York City has been rising dramatically since at least 2012, faster than...

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