The Kahua Network is designed to improve productivity, enable Balfour Beatty to create supply chain efficiency and help transform the built environment.
Alpharetta, GA – July 26, 2018 – Balfour Beatty, a leading national infrastructure group, has selected Kahua for its construction project management and collaboration technology platform for the U.S. business. Under the agreement, Balfour Beatty will standardize on Kahua to manage projects throughout its U.S. operations on The Kahua Network. Kahua provides the world’s premiere collaborative network for real estate and construction project management.
A leading provider of heavy civil and vertical construction across the United States, Balfour Beatty provides the essential infrastructure assets societies need to function, develop and thrive. The agreement with Kahua reflects a commitment to the investment in new technology that streamlines operations to create economic, safe and sustainable outcomes for its customers and people.
The Kahua Network, delivered as an Application Platform as a Service, will connect Balfour Beatty with its customers and supply chains, allowing applications, business processes and information to be shared across organizations to more effectively manage the entire lifecycle of their capital assets.
“The emergence of digital business is disrupting the current ways that our industry works,” said Kasey Bevans, Chief Information Officer for Balfour Beatty in the United States. “Innovation is essential for the future success of our business. Kahua provides us with a platform for the future to help us deliver better outcomes throughout the project lifecycle.”
“Balfour Beatty is an industry leader, and is recognized as an innovator,” said Scott Unger, CEO of Kahua. “We are pleased that they have chosen Kahua to help them deliver value to their customers by improving operational efficiency throughout their supply chain. The Kahua Network will help support Balfour Beatty in their mission to shape the world in which we live.”
Kahua is changing the way that capital projects are delivered and managed. The Kahua Network is the world’s leading collaborative network for real estate and construction project management. Kahua’s collaborative project management solutions improve communication and performance throughout the entire lifecycle of your capital assets. Delivered as a secure, scalable Application Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS), The Kahua Network enables users to easily share data, documents and workflows across all applications and projects. Kahua supports leading mobile devices and tablets, integrates with third party applications and numerous accounting systems, and enables customers and certified development partners to quickly modify existing applications or build custom applications that operate on The Kahua Network. To learn more, visit www.kahua.com.
About Balfour Beatty
Balfour Beatty is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the United States. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, the company is part of Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY), a leading international infrastructure group that provides innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest contractors, Balfour Beatty is the No. 6 Domestic Building Contractor in the United States as ranked by Engineering News-Record. To learn more, visit www.balfourbeattyus.com.