Related Links: Questions Raised About Crane Disassembly Process See the Dallas Morning News Story Bolts removed from a tower crane being disassembled may have led to a fatal crash at the University of Texas at Dallas, according to safety experts. The accident occurred at the $60-million Arts and Technology Building on July 7, killing two workers. Officials with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.Photos published in local news reports show the tower lying across the building that was under construction, with two tower sections separated. At the time of the collapse, the jib already had been removed
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.