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March 24, 2008



ENR March 24, 2008 COVER STORY
ACCIDENTS
Crane-Accident Probe Targets Nylon Slings
A tower crane that collapsed in New York City while being jumped flipped backward, severely damaging buildings over a two-block area. OSHA announced it now will release its long-awaited crane-and-derrick rule revisions, probably this summer. Full Story
Cover Photo: AP/Wideworld

SPECIAL REPORT Hard Times And High Costs
1Q COST REPORT
Hard Times and High Cost
The subprime mortgage crisis is breaking out of the housing market and starting to infect the health of the overall economy and the nonresidential building markets. But the really bad news is inflation may ignore the downturn in demand and strengthen because of increasing energy prices and higher costs of imported materials, such as steel and cement products, due to the weaker dollar.
  • Economics: Stagflation Returns
  • Materials: High Prices and Project Delays
  • Labor: A Tough Bargaining Season Ahead
  • Methodology: What is Driving Inflation
  • Seattle: Local Boom Defies Recession
  • The Complete 1Q Cost Report

  • NEWS
    1. EQUIPMENT
      LeTourneauís Electric Legacy Haunts Las Vegas Mega-Show
    2. PEOPLE
      Contractorís CFO Disappears During Co-Ownerís Queries
    3. TORNADOES
      Atlanta's Downtown Corridor Hammered by a Twister
    4. INVESTIGATIONS
      I-35W Bridge Gussets, Loads Still Undergoing Scrutiny
    5. UNIONS
      Laborers Returning to Trades But Total Harmony Still Elusive
    6. HYDROELECTRICITY
      Varied Approaches Wring New Power from Waters
    7. BUILDINGS
      Siesmic Design: Performance Guide Coming

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    1. Construction Week
    2. Washington Observer
    3. Construction Economics
    4. Continuing Education
    5. Products
    6. People
    7. Pulse

     

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