Press Release

Balfour Beatty discusses the importance of early contractor involvement in Highways Magazine

20 June 2018


Balfour Beatty’s National Framework Director, Philip Wright, was featured in Highways Magazine this week discussing the benefits of utilising Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) when delivering complex infrastructure schemes at the heart of local communities.

Philip discusses the importance of all stakeholders working together to agree outcomes, ensure the transparency of information and deliver value for money against the backdrop of fiscal restraint and uncertainty about the post-EU landscape.

Balfour Beatty believes that the infrastructure industry must play its part in evolving and changing to work more efficiently. ECI is a major factor in achieving better working practices and better outcomes for our communities; working together today to deliver the infrastructure of tomorrow.

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Notes to editors:

  • Balfour Beatty ( is a leading international infrastructure group. With 28,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.
  • Our main geographies are the UK & Ireland, US and Far East. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including the London Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong’s first Zero Carbon building, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

Vivienne Dunn

Senior Media & PR Manager