EU adopts International Procurement Instrument (IPI) advocated by EIC since the year 2012.
EIC History Milestones
A New Partnership Agreement is being signed by the EIC and FIEC Presidents, replacing the 1984 Protocol D´Accord.
EIC publishes "The Case for an EU-Africa Partnership for Sustainable Infrastructure".
EIC publishes a Report on best practice in handling Corporate Responsibility (CR) matters in the international construction markets.
EIC launches its Working Group Corporate Responsibility.
EIC and the Confederation of International Contractors‘ Associations (CICA) organise a joint mission to the African Development Bank.
Since 2013 EIC accepts Associated Membership of construction-related companies that are not represented by any of the Member Federations.
An EIC representative joins the International Advisory Group on Procurement (IAGP) advising the World Bank on the elaboration of its New Procurement Framework.
EIC becomes a supporter of the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative CoST.
EIC speaks at the fourth OECD High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea.
EIC launches the Working Group Africa und subsequently organises two Roundtables with the European Commission on Infrastructure in ACP Countries.
EIC launches its Working Group Finance.
The first EIC Contractor’s Guide to the FIDIC suite of contract forms is published – as of 2020 six EIC Guides are available, including a Guide on the FIDIC "Yellow Book", Second Edition 2017.
EIC moves its legal seat from Wiesbaden to Berlin to the premises of its German Member Federation HDB.
EIC acquires its own legal status as an autonomous association under German law. Its founding members are 14 construction federations from 12 European countries.
The International Contractors’ Group is renamed as European International Contractors (EIC).
EIC precursor International Contractors’ Group is established as part of the FIEC predecessor Fédération Internationale des Entrepreneurs Européens de Bâtiment et de Travaux Publics with an office in London.