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2013-09-09 23:02:45

One in Two Surveyed Have Doubts About Government's Account of 9/11; 46% Suspect Controlled Demolition of World Trade Center Building 7 after Viewing Video Footage of Collapse New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 On the 12th anniversary of 9/11, a new national survey by the polling firm YouGov reveals that one in two Americans have doubts about the government’s account of 9/11, and after viewing video footage of World Trade Center Building 7’s collapse, 46% suspect that it was...

2012-06-21 06:25:43

NEW YORK, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World Trade Center Developer Larry A. Silverstein will join more than 1,000 construction workers at a Topping Out Ceremony to mark completion of steel erection for 4 World Trade Center, which will be the first tower to open on the WTC site, from 10-11 AM on Monday, June 25 at the corner of Liberty and Greenwich Streets, Manhattan. The last steel beam will be signed by a representative group of construction workers before it is...

2012-03-26 22:20:46

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Otis Elevator Company Saudi Arabia Ltd., an affiliate of Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that it has won six contracts to supply and install 263 elevators, including 10 double-deck elevators, and 90 escalators to different buildings in the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The King Abdullah Financial District is designed to be the world's first newly developed...

2010-12-16 16:13:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel at 1 World Trade Center (WTC) today reached the 52nd floor--more than 600 feet above street level--on what will be a 104-floor, 3.5-million-gross square foot commercial tower. At a height of 1,776 feet upon completion, the tower will be the tallest building in New York City and the United States. Tishman Construction Corporation (TCC) is serving as construction manager on 1 WTC for the owner, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey,...

2010-11-14 00:47:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry Silverstein, President, CEO, Silverstein Properties, Inc., was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 national winner in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction category. Now in its 24th year, Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award encourages entrepreneurial activity and recognizes leaders...

2010-11-02 05:08:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The NYC Coalition for Accountability Now (NYC CAN) is launching a television ad campaign on Election Day in New York City calling for an investigation into the destruction of World Trade Center Building 7, the third building to collapse on 9/11. Building 7 came down at 5:20 in the afternoon although it had not been hit by an aircraft. The ad, which is entitled "BuildingWhat?" and can be viewed at BuildingWhat.org, will air 350+ times from...

2010-05-07 08:00:00

Technical building experts & firefighters demand investigation of NIST for illegal cover-up of forensic evidence Controlled demolition contractor provides key testimony citing explosives BERKELEY, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the last eight years, numerous inadequate government investigations have allowed many myths and misconceptions about the events of September 11, 2001 to foster; especially the unprecedented destruction of the World Trade Center (WTC) skyscrapers...

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2008-11-21 11:15:00

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today released its final report on the Sept. 11, 2001, collapse of the 47-story World Trade Center building 7 (WTC 7) in New York City. The final report is strengthened by clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations and individuals worldwide in response to the draft WTC 7 report, released for public comment on Aug. 21, but the revisions did not alter the investigation team's major findings and recommendations, which...

2008-11-11 12:00:14

EXTON, Penn., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XL Insurance, XL Capital Ltd's global insurance operation , today announced that Silverstein Properties of New York and The Christman Company of Lansing, Michigan are the recipients of XL Insurance's 2008 Green Contractor Award. This award honors companies for their exemplary risk management strategies that promote environmental health and welfare of employees and communities in which they do business. Rich Corbett, head of XL Insurance's...

2008-09-11 03:00:17

Text of editorial by Yuram Abdullah Weiler headlined: "9/11 + 7 equals?" in English by Iranian newspaper Tehran Times on 10 September Tehran, 10 September: Why have so few academics and technical experts, such as physicists and engineers, raised questions about the 9/11 gruel that the government has pushed? Why so little investigation and research about this pivotal event in world history? asked Dr Morgan Reynolds, who was the chief economist of the US Department of Labour during the first...