Photo by Tudor Van Hampton for ENR Trial of crane owner Lomma is set to begin in Manhattan on Nov. 7. AP Wideworld Crane accident killed two union workers in Manhattan in 2008; the rigger of a collapsed crane on another city site was acquitted of criminal charges. Related Links: NYC Contractors Face Manslaughter Charges in Safety Cases Crane-Failure Case Heading To Court Rapetti Speaks: They Made Me Out To Be a Murderer Criminal prosecution of the owner of a collapsed tower crane that killed two New York City construction workers in a 2008 accident will proceed next month, according
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.