Tag: Building (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, their colleagues at a factory that makes dump trucks have received […]

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The Return of Home Renovations

Gail Eisen was in the middle of combining two apartments in a co-op building on Sutton Place in late March, when the coronavirus prompted the shutdown of all nonessential construction projects for more than two months. “When the workers left, with a few weeks to go before completing the job, they left in a hurry,” […]

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