CIMIC Group Limited is an Australia based international contractor and contract miner. It is engaged in construction, mining, engineering, mineral processing, operation and maintenance services. It operates construction business through CPB Contractor and Leighton Asia, mining and mining and mineral processing business through Thiess and Sedgman and engineering through EIC Activities. The group offers operation and maintenance services through its subsidiary UGL while Public Private Partnerships (PPP) is operated through Pacific Partnerships. The group operates in more than 20 countries throughout the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America.