KGB: Leighton's Hamish Tyrwhitt

Leighton chief executive Hamish Tyrwhitt explains how the group met guidance despite its infrastructure project challenges, and why labour costs should be just one element of the productivity debate.

Leighton chief executive Hamish Tyrwhitt tells Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz:

– Why the group tweaked competition between its operating entities.

– Why the company is valuing the quality of new projects over quantity.

– The group's view on public-private partnerships after the desal plant and airport link experience.

– Why labour is only one factor among many in the productivity debate.

– What a slowing mining sector means for Leighton Holdings.



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