An industry leader for more than 80 years, Balfour Beatty US provides general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services for a wide variety of markets, serving clients in both the public and private sectors. The company is the U.S. subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY), a leading international infrastructure group that finances, develops, builds and maintains complex building programs focused on social and commercial buildings, power and utility systems, and transportation. Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, Balfour Beatty US has been cited as a Top 10 Domestic Building Contractor and Top 10 Green Builder by Engineering News-Record.
More than ever, clients are coming to us to construct projects in a more innovative way, to deliver buildings that operate more efficiently and are designed to better fit their culture and business goals. As a result, we’ve explored the key areas of waste– including team behaviors, processes, procurement, rework, supply chain inefficiency, unused materials and unplanned time– to help us design a better method. The findings from our research have informed our Zero Waste approach.