The Middle Eastern subsidiary of Australian construction giant Leighton Holdings has bagged an AED1.45 billion ($A423 million) contract to build three massive new towers in Dubai.

On Wednesday, Leighton announced its Middle Eastern subsidiary Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) had been awarded the contract for construction the Al Habtoor Residential Towers (mixed use) project by Al Habtoor Group adjacent to the proposed Business Bay creek extension (Dubai Water Canal) including two 75 storey towers, a third 52…