With new OSHA rules now in effect for crane workers, employers are exploring new ways to qualify people working under the hook. ENR's Midwest bureau chief, Tudor Van Hampton, brought his video camera along during interviews with firm officials as they described how workers are being trained on the new regulations. Photo By Tudor Van Hampton For ENR Riggers at a utility Photo By Studio Gang Architects A Design by Jeanne Gang More Gang for the Buck: Jeanne Gang, the architect featured in last week's edition of ENR, is featured in online videos and a slide show. Check out ENR.com/video
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.