- Leighton Holdings
company_name = Leighton Holdings
company_type = Public (asx|LEI)
St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
key_people = David Mortimer, Chairman
Construction, Civil engineering
revenue = A$14,542 million (
operating_income = A$768 million (
net_income = A$608 million (
homepage = [http://www.leighton.com.au www.leighton.com.au]
Leighton Holdings (asx|LEI) is notable as Australia's largest project development and contracting group [ [http://www.leighton.com.au/ Leighton Holdings Website] ] . It is active in the telecommunications, engineering and infrastructure, building and property, mining and resources, and environmental services industries. It has operations in
Australia, South East Asia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Chinaand the Middle East.
1949by Stanley Leighton, an Englishman, Leighton Holdings was first listed on the Melbourne Stock Exchange in 1962. It established an operation in Asia, known as Leighton Asiain 1975.
Leighton Contractors is the core
contractingbusiness around which the rest of the structure of the Leighton Group has been formed.
John Holland Group
Leighton Holdings owns John Holland Group, another
Australian construction Group. Founded in 1949 by Sir John Holland, [ [http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P003634b.htm Bright sparks biography] ] this entity built Parliament House in Canberra, a structure completed in 1988. [ [http://www.aila.org.au/NEWS/2008-pdfs/NPH%20Reunion.pdf Project Team reunion] ] It has recently been awarded the contract to expand Melbourne Airport. [ [http://www.melbourneairport.com.au/about_airport/media_releases_item.asp?id=232 Runway contract confirms Melbourne as Australia's first A380 ready city] ] The holding in John Holland was acquired in two stages: an initial 70% in 2000and an extra 29% in 2004. The final 1% was finalised in December 2007. John Holland Group holds an investment in the Asia Pacific Transport Consortium.
Leighton Holdings also owns Thiess, an
Australian integrated engineering, construction and mining services provider. Originating in Queenslandin 1934, Thiess became a part of the Leighton Group in 1983 when Hochtieffirst bought shares in Leighton.
Leighton International is the
internationaloperating company of the Leighton Group. Based in Dubai, the Company operates in the Middle East, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singaporeand Brunei. The Company owns a 45% share in the Al Habtoor Leighton Group, one of the leading construction groups in the Middle East. All operations in the Middle Eastare carried out through the Al Habtoor Leighton Group.
Major projects undertaken by Leighton Holdings include the
Ross River Damcompleted in 1971[http://www.leighton.com.au/about_us/history/history.html Leighton Holdings History] ] , the Anglo-Australian Observatorycompleted in 1971, the Burdekin Damcompleted in 1987, Brisbane Airportcompleted in 1988and the ABC Centre in Ultimo completed in 1991.
About 55% of the shares in Leighton Holdings are held by
Hochtief[ [http://www.leighton.com.au/verve/_resources/Financial_Report_2007.pdf Financial report] ] .
* [http://www.leighton.com.au/ Leighton Holdings website]
* [http://www.johnholland.com.au/ John Holland website]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Leighton Holdings — Limited Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft ISIN AU000000LEI5 Gründung … Deutsch Wikipedia
Leighton — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bernie Leighton (1921–1994), US amerikanischer Jazzpianist Edmund Blair Leighton (1853–1922), britischer Maler Elaine Leighton (* 1926), US amerikanische Jazz Schlagzeugerin Frederic Leighton (1830–1896),… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Leighton Asia — is part of the Leighton Group, Australia’s largest project development and contracting group with annual revenues expected to exceed US$13 billion in the 2007 financial year.Leighton Asia has been operating in the region for more than 30 years.… … Wikipedia
Thai Leighton — is the Thai subsidiary of Leighton Holdings, Australia s largest project development and contracting group [ [http://www.leighton.com.au/ Leighton Holdings website] ] .Its core activities are general construction of commercial and industrial… … Wikipedia
Toll Holdings — Rechtsform Gründung 1888 Sitz Melbourne, Victoria Leitung Paul Little, Peter Rowsthorn Mitarbeiter rund 35 … Deutsch Wikipedia
Tabcorp Holdings — Limited Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft Gründung 1994 Sitz … Deutsch Wikipedia
Nextgen Networks — pit Nextgen Networks is an Australian communications company which is a subsidiary of Leighton Holdings, one of Australia s major companies. Nextgens Network is based on a geographically protected national network, with the Brisbane to … Wikipedia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation — Infobox Network network name = Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) network country = Australia network type = nowrap|Broadcast radio, television and online available =National International owner = Commonwealth of Australia Slogan = It s… … Wikipedia
Brisbane Airport — Infobox Airport name = Brisbane Airport nativename = nativename a = nativename r = image width = 85 caption2 = The Front of the International Terminal IATA = BNE ICAO = YBBN type = Public owner = operator = Brisbane Airport Corporation Pty… … Wikipedia
Hochtief — Infobox Company company name = Hochtief AG company company type = Aktiengesellschaft (Xetra: [http://deutsche boerse.com/dbag/dispatch/en/isg/gdb navigation/home/Content Files/20 overview pages/cp sp overview xetra.htm?module=InOverview Equi… … Wikipedia