Photo by the New York Times/Hiroko Masuike Collapse of crane's lattice boom killed laborer and injured three others at site of subway line extension on Manhattan's West Side. Photo by N.Y. Daily News Investigators are looking at frayed cable and broken wire strands on the crane's hoist system for clues to the accident's cause. Investigators looking into the latest deadly crane collapse on a New York City construction site say a failure of the crane's hoist system is the likely cause of the accident, which left one dead and three others injured. But the Metropolitan Transit Authority, the state agency
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.