Tag Archive: Leighton Group

Aug 13 2015

Aconex CIMIC deal absorbs SaaS rival

Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex last week announced a strategic partnership with CIMIC Group. which will also see it absorb a rival Australian AEC SaaS technology provider. CIMIC (not to be confused with US construction software provider CMiC, or a Shanghai porcelain and stone business) was formerly the Australian contracting giant Leighton …

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Nov 21 2011

Leighton gets legal

Just over a month after I researched, wrote and published a blog post about my view of changes at Leighton Holdings Ltd’s construction collaboration technology subsidiary Incite, the Sydney, Australia-based giant has flexed its not inconsiderable muscles and sent me a letter. A response to my version of the events at Incite since February? Perhaps some …

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Dec 09 2009

4Projects and profitability

“We’re not always given credit for the consistent profitability we’ve achieved for a business that received no early start-up funding.” I recently met Steve Nelson, finance director of UK construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects, to learn more about the history of the company, its funding and the 2007 management buy-out (MBO) – the meeting took …

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Nov 09 2009

WorkCast tie-up with 4Projects?

According to a report in local newspapers in north-east England, a Durham-based webcasting firm, WorkCast, has “received £850,000 of investment to develop software it believes will become the future of video conferencing”. What attracted me to this news story was that 10-strong Leighton Group subsidiary WorkCast is headed by Gerard Callaghan, ex-sales director at construction …

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