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Leighton ex-CEO wins Defamation Settlement

By John Lee. A former CEO of Australia’s Leighton Holdings has received an apology and an out-of-court settlement from Fairfax Media following their claim that he knew of alleged corporate misconduct, including the payment of a $42 million bribe in Iraq. Wal King, chief executive of Leighton Holdings (now known as CIMIC Group) from 1987 […]

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Leighton Shares Dive on Iraq Corruption Allegations

By John Lee. [UPDATE: In January 2017, Wal King, former CEO of Leighton Holdings, received an apology and an out-of-court settlement from Fairfax Media following their claim that he knew of alleged corporate misconduct, including the payment of a $42 million bribe in Iraq.] Shares in the Australia’s Leighton Holdings, Australia’s biggest builder, fell more […]

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Leighton Wins $200m Iraq Contract

By John Lee. Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) has been awarded a sub-contract for the construction of infrastructure in Southern Iraq and is part of an engineering, procurement and construction project to deliver a central production facility. The Australian reports that the contract is valued at more than $200 million. HLG CEO and Managing Director Laurie […]

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Leighton Executive Sacked in Probe into Iraq Bribery

By John Lee. Australian construction group Leighton Holdings has sacked a senior manager, whom it did not name, as part of its probe into allegations of bribery related to its $1.3 billion of oil contracts in Iraq. The company said “its internal review of the Iraq projects undertaken by its subsidiary, Leighton Offshore Pte Limited, […]

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Leighton may be Expelled from Iraq

Iraq has threatened to expel Leighton Holdings from the country’s lucrative oil and gas fields, following the company’s announcement on Monday of an investigation into possible corruption. The deputy head of the Iraqi Oil Ministry’s petroleum contracts and licensing directorate, Sabah Al-Saidi, told The Australian Financial Review he was shocked by claims that Leighton Holdings […]

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Leighton Alerts Police to Possible Bribery in Iraq

Leighton Holdings Limited (Leighton) has announced that it has reported to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) a possible breach of its Code of Ethics that, if substantiated, may contravene Australian laws. The possible breach related to payments that may have been made by Leighton’s subsidiary company, Leighton Offshore Pte. Limited, in connection with work to […]

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Leighton Engineering Awarded $10m Iraq Contract

Leighton Offshore officially launched its new engineering business in Malaysia. DPS Leighton Engineering Sdn Bhd (LE), a fully owned PMC subsidiary of Leighton Offshore, provides engineering and PMC solutions for Leighton’s international EPCIC and LOFS business. Leighton’s detailed engineering and PMC arm has grown from the former oil and gas engineering consulting business of DPS […]

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Unique System Wins $5.2m contract with Leighton in Iraq

Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company, has recently been awarded a $5.2m contract to supply a 12 MAN ABS Classed saturation system and 3 air diving systems for the Leighton Offshore diving project, based in the Middle East. Unique Maritime Group will provide their 12 MAN ABS Classed saturation system, complete with SPHL […]

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Leighton Wins $523m Oil Transfer Contract

Iraq has awarded a $523 million [612 billion Iraqi dinar] contract to expand oil export facilities in the south of the country to Leighton Offshore, a subsidiary of Australian firm Leighton International, according to AFP. Leighton is the Australian unit of Germany construction group Hochtief. The project must be completed within 16 months and will […]

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