News and interviews on Leighton Holdings including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 17 May 2012
There might not be a lot of work in the building industry at the moment, but builders and contractors will have a little more red tape to keep them busy courtesy of the Tax Office.
Thursday, 04 August 2011
A Virgin plane was grounded this morning in Sydney but the Australian Federal Police has declined to comment on speculation of a bomb threat.
Monday, 18 April 2011
Woolworths has defied a weaker market by trading up this morning, after reaffirming its full-year profit guidance and reporting a 5.1% increase in third quarter sales.
Monday, 11 April 2011
The Australian market is buzzing with the prospect of a BHP Billiton bid for oil and gas giant Woodside in what could be Australia’s biggest ever takeover.
Thursday, 04 November 2010
Wall Street, local market up; Rio Tinto chief says iron ore supplies still tight.
Monday, 25 October 2010
Leighton Holdings subsidiary Leighton Offshore has signed a $733 million contract with Iraqi group South Oil Company to install pipelines in the Gulf.
Tuesday, 14 September 2010
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Tuesday, 07 September 2010
Domino's Pizza releases a statement saying it has no plans to acquire the Crust Pizza chain.
Monday, 16 August 2010
Woodside Petroleum annouces it has made a gas discovery in WA, increasing hopes it will make an investment decision to expand its Pluto project.
A quieter week is in prospect with the spotlight on the Reserve Bank and wage data.
Thursday, 15 July 2010
Stock markets have finished flat in the US after the Federal Reserve suggested new measures may be required in order to help the country's sluggish economy.
Thursday, 24 June 2010
NBN slashes the number of preferred bidders for the roll out of fibre networks across Australia by more than half.
Monday, 17 May 2010
The Australian sharemarket has slumped 2% this morning, following weak leads from Wall Street last week as investors' fears over European debt problems resurfaced.
Thursday, 11 March 2010
Department store giant Myer has said it expects to meet its full-year earnings guidance after recording a 38% increase in first-half net profit.
Tuesday, 09 March 2010
Workers at the Pluto liquefied natural gas project in WA have been exposed to high levels of asbestos, the Manufacturing Workers Union has said.
Friday, 12 February 2010
Property development group Charter Hall has purchased Macquarie Group’s real estate management platform, and announced an equity raising of $220 million.
Monday, 08 February 2010
The strength of our economy and our dependence on the fast-growing Asian nations will keep the currency at higher levels against the greenback than in the past.
Thursday, 21 January 2010
Connector Motorways has collapsed into administration with $1.16 billion in debt after the expiry of a fourth stay of execution from financial backer MBIA Insurance.
Monday, 18 January 2010
Maverick investor Nicholas Bolton is reportedly preparing to launch a vulture fund to target companies whose shares are trading to their net tangible asset value.
Tuesday, 05 January 2010
A $45 billion deal between Woodside Petroleum and China's largest oil and gas distributor, PetroChina is in question after terms were not settled by a deadline.