Craig Laslett, Managing Director
We are focused on delivering projects and services that make a difference in people's lives and create lasting value for future generations. Since 1949, the company has grown to become one of the largest and most diverse contracting and project development companies in Australia and New Zealand.
For over 60 years, Leighton Contractors has delivered projects to governments, major corporations and other clients across Australia. Our specialist skills in complex infrastructure, communications infrastructure, contract mining, and operations and maintenance delivery, teamed with our traditional business of building and civil contracting means Leighton Contractors is one of the most diverse and experienced contracting companies in the country.
But, what makes Leighton Contractors stand out is its people. Our engineers, tradespeople and support staff are some of the best in the business. They work incredibly hard in an environment where personal responsibility and opportunity are corner stones of our management approach.
Our people, backed by well-tested systems and processes drive our performance.
Throughout our history, the keys to our continued success have always been our ability to re-invent ourselves, to keep innovating and the continual delivery of ground-breaking projects. These are traditions we will continue to uphold to ensure that Leighton Contractors remains a market leader well into the future.
Scope of operations
Project development, construction and services contractor specialising in civil engineering and infrastructure, building, contract mining, energy, telecommunications and facility management.
Management and key statistics as at 31 December 2012
- Managing Director – Craig Laslett
- Percentage Ownership – 100%
- Revenue – $7,136 million
- Work in Hand – $11,977 million
- No. of Employees – 12,007
- Established – 1949
- Head Office – Sydney
- Operates – Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
Investments as at 13 March 2013
Leighton Contractors has a 1% equity share of the consortium that has contracted to finance, design, construct and maintain seven schools in South-East Queensland for 30 years.
Leighton Contractors has a 6% equity share of the company that owns, operates and maintains the Cross City Tunnel in Sydney.
Leighton Contractors has a 9.95% equity share in the company that has contracted to finance, design, construct and maintain the new Royal Adelaide Hospital for 35 years.
Leighton Co-Investment Unit Trust
Leighton Contractors has a 20% equity share in the Leighton Co-Investment Unit Trust that invests funds into public-private partnership equity.