Latest construction site Stories

2014-06-05 23:14:56

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman comments on the flying saw blade accident that occurred near a Manhattan construction site. A pedestrian was injured. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 A pedestrian was injured in an accident near a construction site in Manhattan. Workers were cutting the street with a construction saw blade when it came loose and went flying 100 feet through the air. The blade, which is about 3-feet wide, struck a woman walking on the sidewalk,...

2013-10-22 23:01:09

The Supreme Court of the State of New York has ruled in favor of the Plaintiff’s liability claim in a summary judgment motion where he was seeking to recover damages sustained after he fell through an unprotected opening in a floor while working on a construction site as a plumber’s apprentice. National law firm Parker Waichman LLP responds, noting that the decision underlines the value of labor laws, particularly Labor Law § 240 (1). New York, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2013...

2011-05-31 04:00:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The leadership of the Board of Trustees of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is pleased to support the appointment by the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as an independent monitor, which is an essential component of safeguarding workers' rights and ensuring that the contractors and sub-contractors working on the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi construction site comply with UAE labor laws and TDIC's Employment...

2010-05-27 14:29:00

ISHPEMING, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company today announced that site work to support the construction of surface facilities for the Eagle mine project has commenced on the company's leased property in north central Marquette County, Michigan. As a result, the company this morning asked a small group of six project protesters who have been camping on the site to leave the construction area as part of the company's commitment to ensuring public and worker...

2008-07-18 18:00:23

By STEVE PATTERSON The dark water of the St. Johns River turned a creamy coffee color Thursday afternoon as rainstorms poured thick sediment into the waterway in downtown Jacksonville. Turbid water streamed through McCoys Creek and created a plume of muddy water starting south of the creek and reaching toward the Main Street bridge. The spill's source wasn't certain Thursday. Florida Department of Transportation representatives working on a vast highway interchange near the creek said...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.