Construction and Engineering

Iron ore slump threatens Bradken deal

Continuing slide in commodity's price has cast further doubt on potential Bradken takeover.

Oil downturn hits Caterpillar earnings

by AAP
Heavy equipment maker says it doesn't expect much if an upturn in coming year.

Macmahon chief stands down

by AAP
Troubled mining services group gives no reason for Carroll's immediate departure.

Apartment growth outpaces detached homes

Australians shun detached homes, as construction of new apartments drives growth: HIA

Moffatt to chair Leighton’s JV

Former Telstra exec set to become chairman for Leighton’s new services JV with Apollo.

John Laing mulls Aust expansion

John Laing to use funds raised through UK float to expand in Australia, US markets.

Suitors line up for Carter Holt

Credit Suisse set to start sales process for the $1bn Carter Holt Harvey Building Supplies business.

Stockland to build 12,000 Melb homes

Property giant will start construction on two new residential developments in Melbourne.

Leighton JV claims HK railway deal

Leighton joint venture awarded $929m contract for construction of an underground railway station.

Abbot Point taxpayer bill 'not settled'

by AAP
Queensland Premier says it's too early to say how much coal port expansion will cost.

Transurban lifts H1 toll revenue

Strong traffic growth in Sydney and Melbourne in December quarter buoys H1 revenue.

DataRoom AM: Leighton lightens the load

Leighton reportedly puts another subsidiary on the auction block, while the sale of GE Capital’s local consumer lending business nears completion.

Leighton may offload $2bn Thiess

Leighton Holdings seen weighing a sale of prized engineering and services provider.

Construction weakens in December

AiG-HIA survey shows construction sector remains in contraction for second straight month.

UK construction sector growth slows

by AAP
December figures shows lowest growth in 17 months.

Ferrovial abandons $1bn Transfield bid

Transfield says Ferrovial's offer of $2 per share undervalues the company.

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.