Tag Archives | Al Habtoor Leighton Group

Leighton Looks to Move on from Iraq Scandal

By John Lee. Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) chairman, Riad Al Sadik (pictured), has said Leighton's name “became very, very bad in Iraq” in 2012 following the bribery scandal. “HLG was definitely affected,” he told The Australian. “It took us quite some time to clean this up.” The company sacked a senior manager last year as […]

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 […]

Iraq Shortlists 2 to Build Breakwater

By John Lee. Iraq has announced a shortlist of two companies to build a breakwater for the $6 billion first phase of its Grand Fao port development. The director general of the State Company for Iraqi Ports, Omran Radhi (pictured), told Bloomberg that the Archirodon Construction Company submitted the lowest bid of 204 billion dinars […]

16 Firms Bid to Build $412m Grand Faw Breakwater

By John Lee. Sixteen companies have bid to build a 480 billion-dinar ($412 million) breakwater for Iraq's Grand Fao [Grand Faw] port. Omran Radhi, director general of the State Company for Iraq’s Ports, told Bloomberg that the list of bidders includes: Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Daewoo Engineering & Construction; Dredging International; China Communications Construction Company; […]