Related Links: Alan Krause to Take Over as CEO at MWH Global Global Talent Converges on Panama Canal MWH Global Spin-Off Innovyze Leads With 'Wet' Infrastructure Apps Alan J. Krause—president and CEO of Broomfield, Colo.-based engineering-contractor MWH Global, which ranks at No. 123 on this year's ENR Top 400 Contractors list and at No. 16 on the Top 500 Design Firms list—recently spoke with ENR Mountain States Editor Mark Shaw on a variety of topics and industry trends. Here is an edited version of their conversation.MHW is leading the design work of the Panama Canal Expansion. How is it going?We
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.