New York City

Imagine the responsibility of operating a 300 ft. boom crane in North America's most densely populated setting and you'll understand why a New York City (NYC) crane license is arguably the most difficult of its kind to obtain in the United States. Even under ideal and open conditions, the operation of construction equipment has its risks.

Doosan Infracore North America LLC is partnering with Best Line Equipment to expand its dealer network in New Jersey and New York City. The new facility is Best Line Equipment's first New Jersey dealership and is located at 275 Clark Street, Keyport, N.J., just 8 mi.

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), like the city it serves, truly is a department that never sleeps, as evidenced by the extreme circumstances it has had to manage during the coronavirus pandemic. Refuse and recycling collection has continued, though possibly at different times on different days, and despite a number of DSNY employees getting sick through the spring.

Deutz Corporation is introducing its Deutz Power Center concept to the Florida, New Jersey and New York City markets. As of Feb. 14, 2020, Deutz took over sales and service responsibilities for the state of Florida, with plans to launch two Deutz Power Center locations in Jacksonville as well as the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area.

NEW YORK (AP) New York's $25 billion Hudson Yards development recently opened to the public, offering both basic daily life amenities and luxuries that have earned it the nickname "Manhattan's mini-city." People lined up March 15 to climb the 2,500 steps to the top of a massive, honeycomb-shaped sculpture called Vessel — the visual centerpiece of a complex of high-rises on Manhattan's West Side with pricey commercial and residential space, plus about 100 shops and restaurants.

The old Tappan Zee bridge is no more after crews demolished it into the Hudson River the morning of January 15. The span was supposed to come down on January 12, but high winds caused crews to reschedule, NYup.com reported. To bring the bridge down, experts put a series of charges on the span's vertical support structures, which brought what was left of it down into the Hudson River, away from its main navigation channel, NYup.com reported.

NEW YORK (AP) - Deep in the bedrock 15 stories below the famous Grand Central Terminal, a cavernous construction site is slowly, and expensively, taking shape as a commuter rail hub that will accommodate more than 150,000 passengers a day. East Side Access has been dogged by massive cost overruns and delays since construction began nearly a dozen years ago.

Tutor Perini Corporation, a civil, building and specialty construction company, has announced that its subsidiary, WDF Inc. , has been approved for award by the New York City Housing Authority for the Sandy Recovery Program Restoration at Jacob Riis Houses.

Amazon has announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Va., as the locations for the company's new headquarters. Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters locations, with more than 25,000 employees each in New York City and Arlington.

It's — just about — official: Amazon has chosen New York City and Northern Virginia as split locations for its second (and now third) headquarters. The Wall Street Journal reported the decision the night of Nov. 12, but Amazon will announce the news itself sometime Nov.

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Vincent Sapienza and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Lorraine Grillo updated homeowners and businesses in southeast Queens on the de Blasio Administration's historic commitment of $1.9 billion to build a comprehensive drainage system and alleviate flooding in neighborhoods throughout the area.