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Leighton Holdings

Australian construction giant Leighton Holdings accused of kickbacks

Australian construction giant Leighton Holdings, which operates in more than 20 countries, was at the centre of a corruption scandal Thursday, with allegations of bribery among senior executives.

Thursday, 3 October, 2013, 4:33pm

Leighton chairman quits over independence clash

Leighton Holdings chairman Stephen Johns resigned along with two non-executive directors at Australia's largest construction company, citing a dispute with its controlling shareholder Hochtief.

23 Mar 2013 - 3:41am

Players not alone in burning calories

Usually the tech gadgets of choice in corporate boxes are Blackberries, iPhones or Androids, but for one bigwig in the west stand at Hong Kong Stadium pride of place went to a pedometer.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tech-savvy team players will fit in

Benefiting from the infrastructure boom in Hong Kong, Leighton Contractors (Asia) is recruiting about 20 new staff to work on a long list of projects.

30 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Leighton Asia chief gets the most from his team

Hamish Tyrwhitt brings to the business of managing his construction team the lessons learned in the sporting challenges that he relishes.

29 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Strength in unity

Company promotes 'work hard, play hard' culture among staff to build rapport and enhance teamwork

As the construction industry continues to boom, recruiting and retaining staff has become a challenge for construction companies. Instead of motivating staff with a handsome package, Leighton Asia emphasises the teamwork culture and engages staff in its achievements.

24 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Service, safety make Leighton a frontrunner

Superior client service and a commitment to safety and the environment have secured a place for Leighton Asia among the three finalists for this year's Business Excellence Award.

15 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Leighton Asia wins $910m housing deal

Leighton Asia has won a $910 million contract to construct a major housing development at Tin Shui Wai for the Housing Authority.

This follows the awarding last week to the firm of a $1.14 billion rail construction contract at Tseung Kwan O in a joint venture with China State Construction Engineering.

10 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Leighton buoyant after 37pc profit

Australian construction group Leighton Holdings, which has a substantial presence in Hong Kong, has reported a 37 per cent surge in net profit to A$70.2 million (about HK$420.5 million) for the year to June.

15 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Leighton lands another one

LEIGHTON Contractors (Asia) has added to its recent success on the Chek Lap Kok airport project with a $116 million contract to build part of the $6 billion first stage of the Strategic Sewage Disposal Scheme.

The firm will start work on the project this month.

20 Jun 1994 - 12:00am