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New York State Awards Microgrid Study Grants
New York State awards grants for 83 microgrid feasibility studies.

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Cuomo Announces $4 billion Plan to Redevelop LaGuardia Airport
New York Governor Cuomo announces $4 billion plant to redevelop LaGuardia Airport.

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10/09/15 Individual Climate Control Comes to New York Hotel

PAFMAC is already a popular product in Japan.
10/07/15 NYU School of Engineering Receives $100 Million Donation

The school will be renamed Tandon School of Engineering.
10/07/15 Grand Central Owner Files Suit Against New York City

New York City and SL Green are named in the suit filed by Andrew Penson.
09/25/15 Hudson Yards Subway Station Open for Business

Hudson Yards is the first subway station to open in twenty years.
09/18/15 New York City's Bypass Surgery

Far away and deep underground work is underway to ensure that New York City’s renowned water supply will remain viable far into the future,
09/18/15 Subcontractor Revenue Lagging Market Pickup

Amid a regional construction boom, specialty firms expect to see an increase in work in the year ahead.
09/18/15 Hatzel & Buehler Rises in a Soft Market

Electrical contracting firm Hatzel & Buehler grew its revenue by 29% in 2014.
09/16/15 Construction Starts at New York City Institutions Rose 269% in the First Half of 2015

New York City's public and private institutions initiated $2.9 billion in construction projects during the first half of 2015, up from $796 million through June of 2014, a 269% increase.
09/11/15 New Solar Farm Proposed for Oneida

The solar farm would cover 90% of the city's electricity needs.
09/11/15 SUNY Polytechnic Institute Plans to Add Dorm Facilities

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is planning on adding dorm and parking facilities.
09/10/15 Giant New York Ferris Wheel Project Going Forward

Giant New York Ferris wheel project will not be scrapped.
09/10/15 More Repairs Needed for the Brooklyn Bridge

The next round of repairs is expected to start in 2019.
08/31/15 NYC Mayor Announces $100 million of New Storm Protections

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announces $100 million in capital funding aimed at extending storm protection measures around lower Manhattan.
08/31/15 New York City Office Space Hits Record

Office construction in New York City is at its highest level since 1990, according to a New York Building Congress analysis.
08/28/15 James Lomma Ordered to Pay Victims in Crane Collapse

The crane magnate was found 61% liable in crane collapse.
08/28/15 De Blasio Plans Development for Open NYCHA Space

De Blasio plans to build 80,000 affordable housing units in the next ten years.
08/21/15 Stevens Institute of Technology Students Build Hurricane Resistant Home

Stevens' "SURE HOUSE" will also be a contender in solar power competition.
08/17/15 New York City Law Calls for Cooling Tower Inspections

A new law in New York City requires cooling towers to be inspected for pathogens such as legionella.
08/13/15 Death of Construction Worker Leads to New Task Force

A group of New York region government agencies have formed a task force to look into possible corruption in the construction industry.
08/13/15 N.Y. Metro Region Leads U.S. in Commercial, Multi-family Construction Starts

The New York City metropolitan area led the U.S. in commercial and multi-family construction starts in the first half of 2015.
08/12/15 N.Y. Senator Schumer Proposes Agency to Alleviate Hudson Rail Tunnel Logjam

N.Y. Sen. Charles Schumer proposes agency to fund rail tunnels under the Hudson River.
08/06/15 Construction Company Charged with Manslaughter in Worker's Death

Two construction companies charged with manslaughter in worker's death in Manhattan.
08/03/15 Building Permits in New York City Rise for Sixth Year

Building permits issued in New York City rose 156% in fiscal year 2015.
07/07/15 Solar Power Grew by 300% in New York State

Solar power installations in New York State grew by 300% between 2011 and 2014, according to the governor's office.
07/07/15 Navy Yard Office Project Announced in Brooklyn

Boston Properties, Rudin are developing a 675,000-square-foot building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to cater to the rapidly emerging technology and creative industries.
07/03/15 RAL/Oliver Joint Venture Wins Bidding for Pier 6 in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. has selected a developer and a new design plan for Pier 6, a controversial high-rise residence on the Brooklyn coastline facing downtown Manhattan.
06/30/15 New York State's Fracking Ban Now Official

N.Y. State Fracking Ban is Now Permanent
06/17/15 Source: Cut Sling Caused Dropped Load Accident in Manhattan in May

Air conditioning unit's sharp edge may have sliced through softener during la Sunday morning lift in Midtown Manhattan..
06/17/15 Source: Cut Sling Caused Dropped Load Accident in Manhattan in May

Air conditioning unit's sharp edge may have sliced through softener during la Sunday morning lift in Midtown Manhattan.
06/11/15 PSEG Long Island Picks Companies to Build 100 MW of Solar Projects

PSEG Long Island selects winners in solicitation to build 100 MW of solar projects on Long Island.
06/09/15 Architect BIG Unveils Design for 2 World Trade Center Tower

Bjarke Ingels Group's design plan includes "stacking" sections of the 80-plus-story office building being developed at Ground Zero.
06/03/15 Rigging Failure Likely Cause of Dropped Load Accident in Manhattan

Improper rigging could be at fault in dropped load accident in Manhattan.
06/02/15 Rigging Could Be Cause of Manhattan Load Loss Accident

Rigging problems are being looked at as cause of Manhattan crane accident.
06/02/15 Indicators Point to Strong NYC Construction Market, Says NYBC

Indicators point to continued strength in the New York City construction market.
06/02/15 Atlantic Offshore Wind Developer To Take Project Fight to High NJ Court
Fisherman's Energy is set to appeal May 29 ruling supporting state block of $200M wind farm
06/01/15 Crane Accident Injures 10 in Manhattan

Crane Accident Injures 10 in New York City
03/16/15 300MW Wind Farm Proposed for Upstate N.Y.

The company said the commercial scale project will be built on leased private land in a rural area that will include 150 wind turbines, a collection substation and nine miles of 230-kV transmission line.
03/16/15 Proposed NJ-NY Undersea Power Transmission Line, To Carry 500MW, Moves Forward

The line is anticipated to deliver 500 MW of low-cost energy to the downstate New York grid in Long Island that is capable of powering about 500,000 homes.
02/25/15 Ironworker Crushed by Steel at Brooklyn's Barclays Center

The DOB has issued a full stop-work order at the site as well as an environmental control board violation for failure to safeguard a worksite.
02/13/15 Two Long Island School Construction Bonds Approved

Construction is set to start this summer on nearly $64 million of school upgrades in the West Babylon Free and Shoreham-Wading River Central school districts in Long Island, N.Y.
01/12/15 Cooper Union Alumni Offer Pro Bono Consulting For Donations to School

The Cooper Union Alumni Advisory Service, or CU2AS, is offering pro-bono services to businesses that may lack sufficient staff or managerial capabilities to navigate regulation or take business plans to the next level.
01/12/15 Long Island Schools Set to Start on $50-Million Upgrades This Summer

Dubbed “Building Futures Together,” the construction program funded by the $49.8-million bond will encompass seven schools and two other buildings owned by the district.
12/23/14 Corps of Engineers Awards Contract to Deepen Arthur Kill Channel

The project will deepen the existing 35-ft channel to 40 ft mean low water (MLW) from the New York Container Terminal in Staten Island south to the Conoco Phillips Refinery and Oil Terminal in New Jersey.
12/09/14 Manhattan's New Luxury Tower Reaches Construction Milestone

The 1,174-unit rental building, the largest residential rental project under construction in Manhattan, is designed by Goldstein Hill & West Architects LLC.
11/21/14 News Wrap: Higher Ed Growth Trend Set To Continue; Luxury Condos Help Push Construction Boom

News stories from around the tristate region
10/28/14 NYC's Luxury Condos Help Push Construction Spending Back to Boom Times

The city’s 2014 residential-sector spending alone is expected to reach $10.9 billion—nearly a third of the $32.9 billion total forecast for the year, according to the latest New York Building Congress (NYBC) forecast.
10/21/14 Charles F. Vachris, Engineer and Former Moles President, Dies at 75

Vachris, who was a member of The Moles group since 1968, also was its president in 1996-97.
10/14/14 NYC to Spend $201M in Parks Upgrades, School Solar Initiatives

In two separate programs, the city will invest in green infrastructure at parks and in solar energy at public schools.
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