Leighton Helps Form Dubai Water Contractor to Tap Gulf Market

Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The Leighton Group, involved in the construction of three of Australia’s largest desalination plants, has helped form a water and environmental contracting company in Dubai to tap demand in the Gulf region.

The Habtoor Leighton Group joined last month with John Holland to create Advance Water and Environment. Leighton companies including John Holland were involved in Australia’s Sydney, Melbourne and Gold Coast seawater desalination plants.

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