Starbucks would be the last place one would expect to find the man New York City prosecutors tried to portray as “Wild Bill Rapetti.” Photo: Renee Rapetti Rapetti embraces a coworker during an event honoring crane-accident victims. Related Links: Full text of interview and reader comments Rapetti Wants His Licenses Back Rapetti, the master rigger recently acquitted on manslaughter charges stemming from the deadly 2008 collapse of a Manhattan tower crane, was called “reckless” by the prosecution and vilified as the “killer crane rigger” in the tabloids. But during an interview with ENR, Rapetti sat in the coffee shop, sipping
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.