Construction and Engineering

A building industry scandal regulators want to ignore

Governments are ignoring a review they commissioned which finds homeowners are being ripped-off as the building industry flouts laws aimed at reducing energy bills and improving the energy efficiency of new homes.

Downer EDI wins $2bn Adani contract

by AAP
Engineering group wins $2bn contract for work on Adani Group’s Carmichael Coal Mine.

Dulux buoyed by low interest rates

Home renovation activity remains strong as rates stay low, Dulux says at AGM.

ACCC won't block Boral, CSR JV

Consumer watchdog won't oppose clay brick joint venture between CSR and Boral.

Monadelphous in coal pay dispute

by AAP
Group claims it has not been properly paid by owners of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal.

Private equity circling Boral’s products arm

A private equity firm is seen eyeing off Boral's entire Australian building products arm.

Leighton signs JV with Apollo

Leighton's services businesses to merge, Apollo takes 50 per cent control.

Boart says recovery still some time off

by AAP
Embattled drilling group says recovery over a year away, secures $US342m bailout plan.

Leighton poised to sell services arm for $1bn

Shares on trading halt as announcement expected on deal with Apollo Global Management

Leighton shares in trading halt

Shares in construction group halted as speculation of asset sales intensifies.

Alstom in $US700m bribe case deal

by AFP
French industrial giant set to settle US corruption charges related to bribes in Indonesia.

KKR could play role in Bradken deal

Private equity giant may help Bain Capital, Pacific Equity Partners on $872m takeover.

Leighton services sale nears conclusion

Apollo Global Management to win race, but Leighton may retain stake after sale.

Lenders sought to aid Bradken bid

Bradken's suitors knocking on doors of prospective lenders for $872m takeover bid.

East-West Link had $2.1bn shortfall

by AAP
Vic govt documents show a slew of new and increased tolls proposed to fill budget gap.

Why public-private infrastructure deals need to change

Public-private partnerships are supposed to help deliver projects on time and on budget but public support is dwindling amid reports of secret contracts and cosy deals.

The building blocks for a new-look Leighton

Leighton's sale of its John Holland construction division will streamline the company and could lead to it being re-made in the model of ACS and Hochtief.

Chinese construction firms make waves

Chinese companies account for five out of ten top construction firms in the world by revenue.

Crown plans new luxury hotel

Initial investment of $50 million agreed for joint venture project in Melbourne's Southbank.

Leighton to sell John Holland for $1.15bn

Leighton Holdings will sell contracting division to China Communications Construction Co.