Leighton builds a union bypass

As building unions continue to feather their nests despite New South Wales’ attempts at tougher rules, Leighton’s Hamish Tyrwhitt is finding ways to circumvent them.

The New South Wales ALP is in complete disarray, but the NSW building unions are showing that they no longer need the ALP. At the same time, in his interview with Business Spectator's KGB, Leighton chief executive Hamish Tyrwhitt explains how he is making internal changes in his company to restore it to a profit powerhouse (KGB: Leighton's Hamish Tyrwhitt, February 14).

And it’s the giant $1.8 billion Sydney North West Rail link tender that shows how the new system will work.



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