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Our story

Established in 1949, Leighton Contractors is the founding company of the CIMIC Group.

Leighton Contractors has operations spanning Australia, Asia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

We comprise about 24,600 people, delivering and supporting about 160 projects.

Leighton Contractors delivers projects across the construction spectrum, from project management to build, own and operate.

We deliver infrastructure projects including roads, railways, tunnels, airports, buildings, social infrastructure, water, energy and resources.

This includes Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), where we partner with governments and other companies to deliver important assets such as motorways, hospitals and schools.

Our mission is to generate sustainable returns for our shareholders by delivering projects for our clients, while providing safe, rewarding and fulfilling careers for our people.

We aim to become the strongest construction company in the regions and sectors in which we operate.