This May issue contains COVER STORY: Labour Threat - Beyond cement and steel, sweat and sinew are the lifeblood of any construction. CW shifts the focus onto our labourers - who provide these intangibles to every structure - and emerges with some hard-hitting facts about their often deplorable employment, living and safety conditions. FEATURES: Roofing - New demand is encouraging manufacturers to launch high-quality, innovative and technically advanced roofing systems. Pre & Pre-FBA - With a new government and renewed thrust on infrastructure development, there are plenty of opportunities for PEB construction. MOBILE CRANES: With just a few sectors contributing to the demand for mobile cranes, vendors are taking every opportunity seriously. TRADE TALK with Camille Richardson, Principal Commercial Officer, US Consulate, Mumbai TECHNOLOGY: Blast Resistant Structures LEGAL ZONE: Review and revise - It is time for another careful and considered look at the National Building Code 2005, writes Kislay Pandey, Advocate, The Supreme Court of India SPECIAL PROJECT: Balancing act - The new funicular railway system in Mumbai is the first of its kind in the country. CIVIC SENSE: M Lakshminarayana, IAS, Municipal Commissioner, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike...