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NSW gov’t pans Sydney light rail contractor for case delays
Construction October 19, 2018 10:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

The New South Wales transportation regulator in charge of the Sydney light rail project says contractor Acciona Infrastructure is delaying a lawsuit over $1.2 billion […]

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Hyundai wins $5.6M payout in ICC arbitration dispute
Construction October 16, 2018 7:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hyundai Engineering and Steel Industries has been granted almost $5.6 million in compensation in a case against Australian company Alfasi Steel over construction delays on […]

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Macmahon pays $6.7M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions October 4, 2018 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Macmahon Holdings has agreed to pay $6.7 million to settle a shareholder class action alleging the mining company failed to provide adequate disclosures about the […]

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Metricon pays ASIC fine for misleading first home buyers
Real Estate October 3, 2018 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Housing giant Metricon will pay $50,400 in penalties after being hit with four infringement notices for misleading advertising aimed at first home buyers. The Australian […]

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Judge fines The Australian $155,000 for contempt over Setka article
Media October 2, 2018 9:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian has been hit with a $155,000 fine for publishing an article referring to the criminal convictions of CFMMEU official John Setka despite repeated […]

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Unanswered Pinsent Masons emails show retainer was terminated, appeals court says
Contracts August 31, 2018 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Spanish construction company Técnicas Reunidas can’t block two Pinsent Masons solicitors, formerly with Norton Rose, from representing Downer EDI Engineering in an ICC arbitration between the […]

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ACCC to review Knauf’s $US7B takeover of USG
Construction September 24, 2018 4:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC is reviewing two deals that would give Germany-based construction giant Knauf a bigger share of the market for construction materials in Australia. The […]

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Ashurst investigation docs sought in Bechtel same-sex harassment suit
Employment September 25, 2018 12:53 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A Bechtel worker who claims his genitals were groped by a male employee and that the construction giant discriminated against him by failing to take […]

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Hyundai lawsuit over $7.9M arbitration award gets go-ahead
Construction September 18, 2018 2:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has said a case filed by Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries to enforce a $7.9 million arbitration award against Alfasi Steel over the […]

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Boral subsidiary fined $30,000 for threatening to sack workforce
Employment September 12, 2018 2:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of building materials giant Boral was fined $30,000 Wednesday after threatening to sack its entire workforce for voting down proposed changes to an […]

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