cranes1.jpgWith the recent crane collapse in Manhattan—the 2nd deadly accident in under three months—everyone’s got a theory to why the sky is falling. Some are blaming on a booming city in the Middle East: “The growth of Dubai, epicenter of the global construction boom, is making cranes harder to come by and more expensive to rent in New York, industry leaders say. An estimated 25 percent of the world’s largest construction cranes are now in the United Arab Emirates boomtown of Dubai.” |NYP|