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Lenore Janis, Who Broke Construction Industry Barriers, Dies at 86

Lenore Janis, Who Broke Construction Industry Barriers, Dies at 86

Lenore Janis, Who Broke Construction Industry Barriers, Dies at 86 Lenore Janis, Who Broke Construction Industry Barriers, Dies at 86 Lenore Janis, a force of nature in the New York City construction industry who left thousands of cracks in the concrete ceiling of a male-dominated business, died on Jan. 31 at an assisted living facility in Brookfield, Conn. She was …

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Pandemic Creates New Considerations for Arena Construction

Pandemic Creates New Considerations for Arena Construction

Pandemic Creates New Considerations for Arena Construction Pandemic Creates New Considerations for Arena Construction Tim Leiweke could hardly contain his enthusiasm while he gestured toward what will be center ice at the Islanders’ future home at Belmont Park. Leiweke, the chief executive of the venue development firm Oak View Group and a partner with the Islanders for UBS Arena, was …

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China Tries Its Favorite Economic Cure: More Construction

China Tries Its Favorite Economic Cure: More Construction

China Tries Its Favorite Economic Cure: More Construction China Tries Its Favorite Economic Cure: More Construction XUZHOU, China — At a cavernous factory in the Chinese city of Xuzhou, 100 new workers have just been hired to produce giant construction cranes. Nearby, at another sprawling factory, employees toil until midnight to assemble drilling and tunneling machines. A few blocks away, …

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Trump Weakens Major Conservation Law to Speed Construction Permits

Trump Weakens Major Conservation Law to Speed Construction Permits

Trump Weakens Major Conservation Law to Speed Construction Permits Trump Weakens Major Conservation Law to Speed Construction Permits Conservationists like to call the National Environmental Policy Act the “Magna Carta” of environmental law. Just as the charter of rights protected English citizens from monarchical rule, activists note, the foundational environmental policy gives United States citizens a voice in every federal …

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Islamists Block Construction of First Hindu Temple in Islamabad

Islamists Block Construction of First Hindu Temple in Islamabad

Islamists Block Construction of First Hindu Temple in Islamabad Islamists Block Construction of First Hindu Temple in Islamabad A Hindu temple planned for Islamabad, the city’s first, was supposed to be a symbol of tolerance. Instead, violence and controversy have turned it into an emblem of Pakistan’s troubled relationship with its religious minorities. When Pakistan’s former government allotted land for …

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Fire at Construction Site Kills at Least 8 in South Korea, With More Feared Dead

Fire at Construction Site Kills at Least 8 in South Korea, With More Feared Dead

Fire at Construction Site Kills at Least 8 in South Korea, With More Feared Dead Fire at Construction Site Kills at Least 8 in South Korea, With More Feared Dead SEOUL, South Korea — A fire at a construction site southeast of Seoul killed at least 8 people and left 14 missing on Wednesday, police officers and local news media …

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