In the busy swirl of preparing for ENR’s Award of Excellence event on March 26, I am reminded that Senior Editor Tom Sawyer and New Orleans Correspondent Angelle Bergeron started writing about the world’s deltas when they covered Hurricane Katrina and the aftermath on the Mississippi River delta. That research led to writing ENR’s Award of Excellence story about Ed Link, who led the team that performed an intensive analysis of the Louisiana flood-protection system after hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Photo: Boniface Bigornia Sawyer mingled with world’s delta experts. Much reporting for this week’s cover story comes from Sawyer’s recent
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.