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x-Leighton Exec in Court over Payments
Business
Wednesday February 1 2017

x-Leighton Exec in Court over Payments

Lawyers for outgoing Primary Health Care chief executive Peter Gregg have appeared in court over allegations he falsified documents when working for Leighton Holdings in relation...

Leighton Under ASIC Investigation
Business
Tuesday November 15 2016

Leighton Under ASIC Investigation

Australia’s corporate watchdog has launched a major investigation into allegations into the conduct of senior executives and directors at CIMIC Group (formerly Leighton Holdings) amid allegations...

ASIC Starts Legal Action Against Hochtief
Business
Wednesday February 3 2016

ASIC Starts Legal Action Against Hochtief

Australia's corporate regulator has started legal action in the federal court against German construction group Hochtief for insider trading.

Leighton Exec Leaves for Seymour Whyte
Business
Wednesday August 12 2015

Leighton Exec Leaves for Seymour Whyte

John Kirkwood has been appointed head of Brisbane-based engineering and construction firm Seymour Whyte.

Shareholders Vote to Change Leighton to CIMIC Group
Business
Tuesday April 21 2015

Shareholders Vote to Change Leighton to CIMIC Group

Construction giant Leighton insists its history is not being rejected despite changing its name amid allegations of foreign corruption.

Joe Hockey Approves Sale of John Holland to Chinese
Business
Wednesday April 8 2015

Joe Hockey Approves Sale of John Holland to Chinese

China Communications Construction Company subsidiary CCCC International last December made a bid of around $1.15 billion to buy engineering construction firm John Holland from Spanish-controlled Australian-listed...

Leighton Wins $US608m Qatar Contract
Infrastructure
Tuesday April 7 2015

Leighton Wins $US608m Qatar Contract

Construction giant Leighton Holdings has won a $US608 million ($A800.26 million) contract to build the world's largest reinforced concrete reservoirs in Qatar.

Name Change to Provide Clean, Fresh Start for Leighton
Business
Monday March 23 2015

Name Change to Provide Clean, Fresh Start for Leighton

Leighton Holdings has confirmed it will change its name to CIMIC Group as the construction group try's to distance itself from corruption allegations.

New Management Lift Leighton’s Profit
Business
Wednesday February 11 2015

New Management Lift Leighton’s Profit

Asset sales by the new management of construction giant Leighton have boosted annual profit and offset lower earnings from its mining operations.