The head of Thiess, Bruce Munro, is wanted by Indian authorities over claims of dodgy coal dealings in the nation.
Speculation is mounting that Leighton Holdings has plans to sell Thiess.
Jellinbah Resources has awarded Thiess the $250 million mining contract for its Jellinbah East coal mine.
Two former Thiess supervisors who were sacked in May have taken their case for unfair dismissal to the Fair Work Commission.
Peabody Energy’s Burton coking coal mine is soon to lose 100 workers, who were alerted to their redundancy by text message on Thursday night: An “error in judgement”, according to Thiess.
Peabody Energy is cutting production levels at the Burton coal mine, with the contractor workforce to be pared back by up to 75%.
Thiess and Sedgman’s joint venture has won the design and construction contract for Fortescue’s Solomon mine’s processing plant.
Leighton Holdings has named the managing directors who will oversee its four new operating divisions in a sign the company is moving quickly to implement its restructure.
Leighton Holdings has released the strategic blueprint which will form its new business model, and says that sell-offs or mergers are likely in its aim to streamline.
Santos GLNG, Thiess and Saipem Australia were awarded last week for the innovative Narrows Crossing tunnel between Gladstone and Curtis Island.
A former boilermaker has been awarded more than $800,000 after crushing his foot while working at Queensland mine site.
In his first shareholder address, new Leighton Holdings’ CEO Marcelino Fernandez Verdes said cutting costs and accelerating change at the company was a top priority.
The CEO of Thiess mining operations in India, has been released on bail following his arrest for charges of cheating and criminal breach of trust.
The chief of Thiess mining operations in India has been arrested on charges of cheating and criminal breach of trust.
A strong performance in infrastructure and oil and gas construction has seen Leighton Holdings post a 24 per cent increase in net profit to $152 million for the three months to December.
Leighton Holdings’ majority shareholder is considering whether to merge or ditch business arms John Holland and Thiess amid a major shake-up at the company.
Leighton Holdings CEO Hamish Tyrwhitt and CFO Peter Gregg have both been terminated, effective immediately, as majority shareholder Hochtief increased its stake in the company to 74 per cent.
Liebherr has released a video showing the construction of a massive excavator for the Lake Vermont coal mine.
The NSW Minerals Council and its mining company partners are inviting high school students to apply for the 2014 NSW Mining Scholarships program.
Western Desert Resources has awarded Thiess a three year, $135 million mining services contract.