Operates as an investment holding company with interests in construction, project management, property development and contract mining services
Leighton Holdings Ltd. provides construction, project management, property development and contract mining services. It owns and operates through a number of diverse and independent operating companies: Leighton Contractors; Thiess; John Holland; Leighton Asia, India and Offshore; Habtoor Leighton Group and Leighton Properties. The Leighton Group also has a 45% investment in the Habtoor Leighton Group. These companies provide development, construction, contract mining, and operation and maintenance services to the infrastructure, resources and property markets. They operate in more than 20 countries throughout Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Southern Africa. This structure includes setting policies and operating guidelines for the Leighton Group, monitoring risk management and performance, and approving strategic development, acquisitions and investment.The company was founded by Stanley Ellis Leighton in 1949 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.