Construction and Engineering

Arup rules out merger: report

Global chairman Hodkinson says he wants engineering and design group remain independent.

Sydney next construction hub: BIS

by AAP
BIS Shrapnel expects Sydney will overtake Qld, Pilbara as next construction hotspot.

FIRB clears Hochtief's Leighton bid

Govt won't object to Spanish-owned company's proportional takeover offer.

Jury to hear King-Fairfax case

Wal King has scored his first victory in defamation case against Fairfax Media.

KPMG says Hochtief offer for Leighton is fair

KPMG has declared that Hochtief's $1.2bn bid for Leighton is fair and reasonable, but outlines other risks.

Transurban lifts toll revenue

Group increases proportional, statutory toll revenue in March quarter on Sydney performance.

Leighton JV settles with client

Habtoor Leighton reaches 'amicable' deal with Qatar client on payment owing.

CFMEU agrees WA wage cuts

Construction workers may see salaries slashed by as much as 20%: report.

Wal King faces AFP on bribery

Former Leighton boss to be ­interviewed by the AFP over Iraq bribery scandal.

Lafarge, Holcim boards ok merger, confident on antitrust issues

The boards of Lafarge and Holcim have approved plans for a merger that would create a $53bn construction-materials company.

Construction recovers slightly, remains in contraction in March

Australian Industry Group index shows construction sector activity rose slightly but remains in contraction.

Leighton defends handling of alleged bribes: report

Construction group stands by claims details did not pose a material impact to stock.

Boral, CSR shun outside advisers in brick JV

CSR and Boral elected against using investment banks for their brick business joint venture, preferring advice from inside executives.

CSR, Boral eye joint brick venture

CSR and Boral look to combine east coast brick operations in 60/40 joint venture.

Watpac latest to scold CFMEU

Boss of building firm hits out at largest construction union: report.

Leighton mulls telco sales: report

Fernandez Verdes may offload Leighton's telecommunications, rail maintenance operations.

Leighton apppoints new CFO

Javier Loizaga named CFO as Hochtief continues to restructure management.

Lend Lease slams CFMEU

Steve McCann has called the union a disgrace after surprise safety audits.

ASIC extends Leighton investigation

Corporate watchdog to question individuals over bribery allegations: report.

Crean urges action on CFMEU

Simon Crean urged the ACTU to take action on militant CFMEU.