Crane Firm Pulled Off NYC Projects Following Multiple Incidents

Construction workers in front of crane

DOB said that all work would be halted on jobsites with the company’s equipment.

October 7, 2019
Jeff Rubenstone - Engineering News-Record

Following a partial crane collapse at a site on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and a fatality in April on a jobsite in lower Manhattan, the New York City Dept. of Buildings announced on Aug. 12 that it is suspending United Crane & Rigging’s work on 21 construction sites across the city.

Jeff Rubenstone, Engineering News-Record

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