- Leighton Offshore launches a new brand identity showcasing a modern, competitive design concept for the offshore oil and gas market place.
- Leighton Offshore adds two new barges, Faulkner and Fu Xing, to its portfolio to meet the growing demands of its operations.
- Leighton Group announces organisational changes for its international operations to simplify the reporting structure. Leighton Offshore will be a stand-alone basis given the very clearly defined market in which it operates, reporting to Hamish Tyrwhitt, Managing Director Leighton Asia, India and Offshore.
- Leighton Offshore awarded US$733 million Iraq Crude Oil Export Facility Project to install three single point moorings (SPMs) and 120 kilometres of 48-inch pipelines in the Arabian Gulf, offshore Iraq. Middle East’s largest and most prominent SPM contract, the project marks the first major offshore project for Leighton in the region.
- Leighton International's offshore division awarded its first African project by the Tanzania Port Authority for the value of USD 66 million.
- Leighton India wins the Chenani-Nashri tunnel contract to build one of the longest road tunnels in Asia. The project involves the construction of a major road tunnel in Jammu, Northern India, worth approximately USD 500 million.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group becomes a stand-alone business operating from Dubai. Leighton International relocates its head office from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group awarded a QR 750 million water infrastructure project to connect two Qatari communities.
- The joint venture of Al Habtoor - Murray & Roberts awarded an AED 1.8 billion project to construct the St Regis Hotel and Residences on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi for the Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC)
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group awarded AED 1.4 billion project at Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone by the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC).
- Leighton India signs a Project Alliance Agreement with Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited (TRIL) for the delivery of the new Ramanujan IT Park in Chennai. The project is worth approximately USD 230 million.
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd has awarded Leighton India a USD 50 million contract for the installation of a single point mooring (SPM) system on the east coast of India.
- Thiess Services Middle East, an Al Habtoor Leighton Group company, signs an AED 1.1 billion, 15 year waste management concession contract with the Abu Dhabi Government.
- Operational responsibility for Leighton International’s Indonesian activities is transferred to Leighton Asia to better align the geography of the market with the management of the Leighton Group’s operations in Asia.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group signs a letter of intent for the AED 8.85 billion Dubai Pearl mixed-use development for Pearl Dubai FZ LLC.
- Al Habtoor - Murray and Roberts Joint Venture awarded AED 3 billion contract for the design and construction of the new Zayed University campus in Abu Dhabi.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group awarded AED2.25 billion Al Bustan Complex in Abu Dhabi.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group awarded AED1.2 billion Paris Sorbonne University project in Abu Dhabi.
- Leighton International awarded US$350 million expansion to MSJ coal mine in Indonesia.
- TDIC-Leighton awarded a series of new projects worth US$435 million for TDIC in Abu Dhabi.
- Leighton International wins US$720 million PRP2 pipeline project in India.
- Leighton signs agreement with Sardar Patel College in Engineering in India.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group wins US$350 m building project in Abu Dhabi.
- Gulf Leighton signs long-term joint venture agreement with TDIC in Abu Dhabi.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group wins US$650 million of new work in UAE.
- Al Habtoor Leighton Group wins US$290 million JW Marriott Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
- Leighton International merged its operations in the Arabian Gulf with Dubai-based Al Habtoor Engineering and acquired a 45% stake in the new entity – to be known as Al Habtoor - Leighton.
- Leighton International named as preferred contractor on a US$550 million highway in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates known as the Saadiyat Link.
- Awarded two new mining projects in Indonesia worth a total of almost US$700 million.
- Leighton Asia (Southern) changes its name to Leighton International Limited to better reflect its geographic areas of operations.
- Formed a joint venture in India with leading developer Emaar MGF Land Pvt Ltd, in a deal worth US$1.25 billion over the next five years.
- Awarded City of Arabia project, Leighton Asia's first project in Dubai.
- Awarded Al Shaqab Equestrian Academy project in Qatar, Leighton Asia's first project in the Gulf Region.
- Opened new offices in Delhi and Chennai.
- Secured major project for Nokia in Chennai, India.
- Opened new offices in Mumbai and Dubai.
- Launched new website.
- Secured new power station project in Sri Lanka.
- Awarded Rawang-Ipoh rail project in Malaysia.
- Secured MSJ, GHP and MPE coal mine projects in Indonesia.
- Awarded first project in Irian Jaya.
- Awarded various contracts as part of Tangguh LNG project in Indonesia.
- Awarded power station project in Sri Lanka.
- Set a new company record by reaching 18 million man-hours without a lost-time injury on the Teachers' Housing project in Malaysia.
- Secured largest project to date - the RM908 million Kuala Lumpur - Putrajaya Highway in Malaysia.
- Awarded World Safety Organisation concerned company award for outstanding safety performance in Malaysia.
- Achieved OHSAS18001 health and safety accreditation in Indonesia.
- Leighton Asia restructures, creating two separate operating entities: Leighton Asia (Northern), Leighton Asia (Southern), with David Savage as Managing Director*.
- Secured first project in Sri Lanka – the Muthurajawela Tank Farm project*.
- Opened new divisional office in Singapore*.
- Achieved OHSAS18001 health and safety certification in Indonesia and OHSAS14001 environmental certification in the Philippines.
- Commenced work on Taiwan High Speed Rail project.
- Achieved OHSAS18001 health and safety accreditation in Philippines.
- Leighton Asia website launched.
- Awarded HK$1 billion Light Rail project in Hong Kong.
- Awarded first major telecommunications project, in Malaysia*.
- Win cement silo project in Singapore, our first project there since 1993*.
- Awarded rail double-tracking project in Indonesia – Leighton Asia's first non-mining project in the country since acquiring John Holland*.
- Australian International School awarded Hong Kong Institute of Architects 2001 Medal of the Year in recognition of excellence in architecture.
- Thai Leighton wins Special Project Award by the Australian Thai Chamber of Commerce for its outstanding work on the GE Plastics Compounding Facility at Rayong.
- Leighton Asia celebrates 25th anniversary.
- Malaysia wins A$600 million work in first six months, including Teachers' Housing project in Malaysia – the company's largest project to date*.
- Achieve ISO14001 environmental certification in the Philippines.
- Leighton Asia acquires John Holland's Indonesian operations and a John Holland rail project in Thailand*.
- Achieve ISO18001 health and safety certification in Malaysia, the first construction company in Malaysia to do so*.
- Admitted to the Hong Kong Housing Authority's Premier League.
- Achieve ISO14001 environmental certification in Hong Kong.
- Win Australian Chamber of Commerce Environmental Award.
- Win Hong Kong Airport Authority's top safety award for all contractors involved in the construction of Chek Lap Kok airport.
- Obtain ISO9001 certification for Philippines quality management system.
- Awarded two major rail contracts in Hong Kong for MTR and KCR.
- Achieve ISO9001 quality certification in Malaysia*.
- Win Business Asia award for best large business activity and best service activity.
- Win AustCham Australian Business Excellence award.
- Commence A$100 million Rockwell Centre project in Manila.
- Asian crisis hits. Leighton survives relatively unscathed.
- Jump-form construction technique introduced on Fanling housing project in Hong Kong.
- First mining contracts secured in Malaysia and Philippines*.
- Win Business Asia award for best service activity.
- Achieved ISO9001 for all Hong Kong operations.
- Open Manila and Ho Chi Minh City offices.
- Commence Saigon Metropolitan Tower project in Ho Chi Minh City.
- Secure Aviation Fuel Supply Facility at Chek Lap Kok worth HK$1.2 billion.
- Establish Hanoi office and Australian Embassy project commences there. Laos office opens in Vientiane.
- Obtains ISO9002 certification for Hong Kong building.
- Route 3 Advance Earthworks project commences – at the time the largest project undertaken by Leighton Asia on its own.
- Muang Thong Bangna residential development starts in Thailand.
- First Thailand project – THB280 million Burli Jucker House.
- Mobil Oil fuels terminal site preparation commences at Tsing Yi, Hong Kong.
- John Faulkner joins as managing director.
- Bangkok office opens.
- First major non-residential building contract – HK Polytechnic.
- Move to Hopewell Centre. Won Light Rail Transit system project and first Hong Kong Housing Authority project at Ka Tin Court.
- Work starts on Ap Lei Chau and Kohima Barracks contracts. Kuala Lumpur office opened.
- John Hamilton becomes managing director.
- Win first contract – the HK$53 million Tuen Mun site formation.
- Obtain the Hong Kong Registered Building Contractor Certificate with the Hong Kong Government.
- Leighton Asia established in Hong Kong by Harry Chariton.
* Events relating specifically to Leighton International/Leighton Asia (Southern)