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Corporate entry John Holland Constructions (1950 - c. 1991)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
c. 1991
Building or Construction Industries


John Holland Constructions, which originated as John Holland & Co. is a previous entity of the John Holland Group Pty Ltd. The company won its first major civil engineering project in 1950 - the construction of a water treatment and power station plant at Australian Paper Manufacturers in Fairfield, Victoria. John Holland & Co went on to build many of Australia's buildings, bridges (including the Captain Cook Bridge in Sydney) and major infrastructure projects. In 1991 Janet Holmes à Court's Heytesbury Pty Ltd acquired John Holland & Co and in 2000 Leighton Holdings acquired 70% of John Holland Australia. Over the next few year the company diversified and bought out the telecommunications company Quantum (2001), Fletcher Construction's Australian business (2002) and others. In 2005 it launched John Holland Mining to re-enter the mining sector. Today the John Holland Group continues to influence the shape of Australia and works in many diverse industries.


 1950 - c. 1991 John Holland Constructions
       1949 - John Holland Group Pty Ltd

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