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STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF VICTORIA October 6. — Spec. No. 30/121.— Alterations, etc. to building at 247-251 Flinders Lane, Mel bourne. P.D. £25.. October 6. — Spec. No. 30/118. — Briquette shed at Fitzroy. P.D. £15. October 6,— Spec. No. 30/83. — Supply, 'deliv ery, etc., of combined regulating and non return valves. P.D. £10. , Spec. 5/- for. two copies returnable. November 2. — Spec. No. 30/1.19.— Paper insu lated lead covered steel wire armoured cable. P.D. £10. Charge for spec, £1/]/- for three copies returnable/ Extra copies. 10/6 each, not returnable. - December 8.- — Spec. No. 30/120. — Supply de livery, etc., of 6600-Vr current lighting re actors. P.D. £5. Charge for specification, £1/1/- for three copies, returnable. Extra copies, 1.0/6 each, not returnable. — 'VV. J. Price, Secretary, 22/32 William St., Melbourne.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
LOCAL GOVERNMENT October 3. — Wollondilly (N.S.W.) Shire Conn cil,— Approx,. 204 rods of wire and droppjr fencing between 68M. 75C. and 69M. 35C,. on the Camden- Yerranderie Road, near Wol ? londilly Bridge.— Town Clerk. Shire Office-, The Oaks. October 3.— Shire of Cranbourne (Vic.).— 20,300 lineal feet of modified macadam sur facing on the Main Coast Road. Plans, etc. at the Shire Hall. Cranbourne, and the Coun try Roads Board Offices Melbourne.— L. T. McLaren; Shire Secretary. October 7.— Shire of Cudgegong. — Contract 15/30, construction two-cell box culvert. — Construction of a two-cell reinforced concrete, box culvert, each cell 10ft. x 8ft., near the 17i mile peg on the Mudgee to Muswellbrook Main Road, No. 208. Plans etc., from the Shire Office, Mudgee. and the Main Roads Board Office, Sydney. — Chas. G. James, Shire Clerk, Shire Hall, Mudgee. October 7. — -Municipal Council of North Sydney. — Construction of a brick wall along the lAngelo Street frontage of the Convent of M...
TENDERS CALLED LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
TENDERS CALLED LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Continued) October 13. — Pine Shire Council (Q.).— Cedai Creek Deviation: Supply of uosts, strainers, and struts for above deviation. — -D. «F, Stew art, Shire Clerk, .Strathpine, Q. October 14 .(ext.).— Newcastle Uity Council.- — Quotes accepted by plans and specifications snowing design of building and plant for the ' installation of a four (4) cell incinerator on alternative sites, viz.:— The Corlette Street Depot and the late Depot in Parry Street, N ewcastle— J ohn Glassop, Town: Clerk, Town Hall, Newcastle. October 14.- — Kew City Council (Melb.).— Pur- chase of 'Aveling and Porter' steam roller, nominal weight, 12-i tons. Purchased (new; by council in December, 1914. ' Fitted with 3-time scarifier and special water-spraver. Machine recently overhauled, . is in good working order. Inspection at Dfepot, Disra-'ii Street, Kew. (Tel. Hawthorn, 193). — H. tl. Harrison, Town Clerk, Kew (Melb). October 15.— Sutherland Shire Council. — Sup- ply of old...
VICTORIAN RAILWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
VICTORIAN RAILWAYS October 3 — Quotations for supply of tin block. Particulars at Comptroller of Stores' Office, Room 109, Railway Offices. Spencer Street, Melbourne. October 7. — Purchase of firewood sleepers. . October 13. — Purchase of second-hand roll lop desks. v . October 20. — Purchase of second-hand canvas. State Coal Mine October 6. — Supply of detonators, Electric, 72 in.; and insulators, porcelain, to B/P 1318/18. Particulars at the Comptroller of - Stores Office, Room 109. Railway Offices. Melbourne and at the Office of the General Manager, Wonthaggi.
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE October 2. — Ascot Vale West. — Additions, State School No. 4025. P.D. £15. F.D. 5 per cent. October 2. — Qiulfield. — Additions to boiler house, Convalescent Hospital. P.D. £5. F.D., 5 per cent. - October 2. — Caulfield.— Erecting steam boiler, brickwork, chimney, etc., Convalescent Hos pital. P.D. £5. F.D. 5 per cent. October -2. — Colbinabbin East: — Additions and repairs, State School No. 3936. P.D. £5. F.D., 5 per cent. October 2.— Mont Park. — New mental wards. Bundoora. P.D.' £50. F.D. 5 per cent. October 2. — Mooroopna. — Repairs, Police Sta tion. P.D. £5. F.D. 5 per cent. _ ; October 2. — Queensclift*. — Repairs, roofs, damp proofing walls, State School No 1190. P.D. £2. F.D. 5 per cent. October 2. — Remlaw. — New building, State School No. 3582. P.D. £10. F.D. 5 per cent. October 2. — Bonang. — New Building, State School No. 2808. Particulars at Police Sta tions, Bendoc and Orbost, and Inspector of Works, Bairnsdale. P.D. £5, F.D. 5. per cent...
NORTH SYDNEY LAND VALUES Effect of Harbour Bridge [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
NORTH SYDNEY LAND VALUES Effect of Harbour Bridge Reserved judgment was given last Thursday in the Land and Valuation Court in the appeal of the estate of the late C. Pitt against a subdivision of land at North Sydney on the site of the proposed Kirribilli ' Station. The land has a frontage of 138 feet to ' BVoughton Street and 104ft. to Fitzroy and Bligh Streets. the Valuer-General s figures were: — Unimproved value, £4160; improved value, £4500; assessed annual value, £225. The owner contended that the figures should be: — 'Unimproved value, £2600; improved value, £'3000; annual value, £150. The question was raised whether the 'prospective' value should be considered. His Honour said the original valuations were made in 1927.' The objector contended that there had been no increase in the values since that year. The Valuer-General, however, sub mitted that there had been an increase owing to the approaching completion of the erection of the Harbour Bridge. It was difficult to ascer...
GALVANISED IRON INDUSTRY Lysaght's Position [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
my* GALVANISED IRON INDUSTRY Lysaght's Position The announcement by Lysaght's Ltd. that the}' will be compelled to close down their galvanised iron works at Newcastle and throw approximately 900 men out of employment un less a tariff is placed oil galvanised iron that will make it impossible for overseas firms to compete on the Australian- market, at once draws attention to the basis on which the Australian mnlvnnisprl iron inrliistrv 1 ovists It is certainly desirable that the industry should continue as it gives employment to nearly 1000 'ni'cn, but unfortunately their wages are so' high that continuance is only possible by subsidising the firm with bounties. It is apparent that what, is needed-- to rehabilitate the industry i^ not a high tariff but a considerable reduction in the cost of production. If the industry is to .be main tained to give employment to workers, those workers must seriously consider the reduction oft their \wages. By doing this they will enable their firm to...
ERECTION OF GAS HOLDER Action to Demolish [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
ERECTION OF GAS HOLDER Action to Demolish An interesting decision in regard to the erec tion of a gas holder in Oyster Cove, North - Shore, was delivered by Mr. justice Long Inncs in the Equity Court yesterday. . - ? The case was one in which, the Attorney General, on the information of , Dr,. H. F. j. Norrie of VVollstonecraft,' asked that the Com pany should be ordered to demolish the aras holder or reduce it to a height of 100 feet or alternatively to the height of 150 feet if the., consent of the Minister could be obtained to its remaining at that height. The case was dismissed by justice Long inncs, who stated that it was clear that the structure came within the meaning of the Local Government Act of 1919. and as it was 214 feet high it had been erected in breach of the ordinances which restricted the height to 100 feet. a The building .also came within the meaning of the Height of Public Buildings Act, and the company was not exempt from the operations of thatv Act by the prov...
NEWCASTLE DISTRICT Council Building Applications [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
NEWCASTLE DISTRICT Council Building Applications Hamilton West. — YV. B. Cottage, Pokolbin Rd. £600. — J. B. Callaghan.. Hamilton South — W.B. Cotta&e, Kenclrick St, £650.— A. Mills. . Hamilton. — Additions to shop in Beaumont Street. — j. E. Parry. Hamilton East. — Motor Garage, Hade Street, £37.. — -H. R. Brindle, - Hamilton. — Alterations and additions to cot tage, Lawson Strict, £25. — W. Eraser. .lI.amih.on. — Motor Garage, Beaumont Stjreet, . £ i 0. — -YV. Kirkpatrick. Mayfield. — Brick, pumping station in Crebert Street, on portion of Mr. J.. Williams' land for the Hunter District Water Supply and Sewerage Board. May field. — W.B..- Cottage, Kerr Street, £700. ? — A. J. Reedman,. Mayfield. — Additions to existing premises, Church Street, £25. — J. Cock. Mayfield. — Motor garage at rear of existing premises, Victoria Street, £25— A. E. Glad stone. Waratalv.'— Hot-house, Ash'er Street, £20.— D, E. Williams. Wallsend. — Additions to existing premises, Taplan Street, £ 5 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
THE SECRET of successful Building is in r the choice of your material USE WARATAH WIRE NAILS ^Canufactured in 3\(jzwcastle by : Rylands Bros. (Aust.) Ltd. FROM B.H.P. STEEL. OBTAINABLE FROM ALL THE LEADING DISTRIBUTORS. WUNDERLICH Building Materials are all 'quality' product#, manufactured in Australia, and include the following: — Art Metal Ceilings, Dura bestoe ' (asbestos - cement) Building Sheets, Terra Cotta Roofing Tiles, Shopfronts and Showcases, Architectural Terra Cotta. Full particulars obtainable from WUNDERLICH LIMITED Builders' Exchange. KING STREET, NEWCASTLE. P.O. Box 66A. 'Phone: N'ctle. 29. j Builders' Tools & Supplies Plumbers' Tools &. Supplies Painters' Tools & Supplies SHEET METAL WORKERS LJlatc Glass, Bevelled and Silvered Mirrors, Leaded Lights, Embossed Glass, Stained Glass Windows Show Cases. Shop Fronts. Modern Store Equipment. FRED0 ASH LTD. Newcastle, Sydney, Cessnock and London Tels. Newcastle 1029 (6 lines). Cessnock 96. Estb. 18...
ROAD CONSTRUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
ROA'D CONSTRUCTION Approximately £205,000 of the £1,000,000 made available by the Commonwealth Govern ment to the States under the Federal Aid Roads Act for unemployment relief works, remains unclaimed. - The following, table shows the allocation in each case and the payments made:— Allocation Payments Unclaimed £. , £ . £. ' N.S.W. .. 276,000 I. 246;000 ' 30,000 Victoria . .180,000 . .. -156,837 . . 23,163 Q'ld. .... 188,000 .. 46,182 .. 141,819 S.A. '. '. . . 1 14,000 . . 107,433 ? . . 6,567 W.X. .... 192,000 ... 192,000 .. — Tasmania 50,000 . . 46,433 . . - . 3,566 Totals 1,000,000 . ; 794,885 .. 205,115 A miniature golf course is to be constructed at North Steyne, Manly (Sj-dney) The archi tects are Messrs. Bohringer, Taylor & John son, 77 King Street, Sydney. Works involving an expenditure of £22.000 are being carried out in the Carrathool (New South Wales) Shire. ' -
COMING SALES [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
COMING SALES Allawah. — -3 and 5 Allawah Court, Railway Parade; Oct. 13. — Peach Bros. , . Alexandria.— 277 Lawrcuce Street, Brick Resi dence. October 10. — Richardson and Wrench Ltd. ; Annandale.-^-24'3 Nelson Street, Brick' Cottage, 34 Rose Street, Brick Cottage, October 16. — Cramer Bros. , .. '/ . - Artarmon.— 20 Tindale Road, Brick Cottage; October 13. — Peach Bros. ' Artarmon.— -1 /Burra Road: Bricks Cottage. October 9.— Rain e and Home Ltd. Auburn. — Sheffield Street: Land. s October 15. — Hardie and Gorman Pty. Ltd. , ? Austinmer! — Land; October 1/. — Richardson and Wrencli Ltd. Bankstown.- — 39 and 41 Prairie Vale Road, two - Brick Cottages;. October 13. — Peach- Bros. Bankstown.— Market Street, W.B. and. Fibro Cottage; October 15.— Hardie & Gorman Pty.,t Ltd. - . Balmain. — 2 Booth Street: Brick Building; Flats. October 10.— Richardson and Wrench Ltd.. Balmain— 94 Eliott Street: Brick Residence. October 3.— Richardson and Wrench Lta. Belmore. — 201-209 Canterbury ...
MORTGAGES [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
MORTGAGES Lecture by A. S. Henry ; Yesterday at the offices of H.' L. Cross and Company, Mr. A. S. Henry delivered a con tinuation lecture on mortgages to a representa tive gathering of business men. M r, He n ry pointed out that owing to the present, depression, there was a considerable in crease in'' the number of properties being sold under instructions from mortgagees, and the scarcity of money for real estate investments lias naci the effect ot considerably reducing the prices at which such properties can be sold. It might be fairly said that properties under mortgage at the present time on valuations made more than one year ago, can now only be sold at about sixty to eighty per cent, of such valuation and many properties do not ? attract any offer at all. Nevertheless mort gagees 'exercising power of sale were bound to realise the security in good faith and with, every precaution to obtain the best price. Ad vertisements in publications most likely to be seen by likely buyers ...
REAL ESTATE HOPEFUL PROSPECTS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
REAL ESTATE HOPEFUL PROSPECTS One of the hopeful features' in the Real Estate world is the alluring aspect that our rates and returns on investments ought to make. /to foreign capital, which . should be at tracted to this - young- and-1 vigorous countrj'. The rates on investments in England and America are extraordinarily low, so that' a country like Australia, notwithstanding the fact that it is* passing through a period of depression, that can. pay 20 per cent. (West's Pictures) on even a few of its investments, or 9| per cent, on more staple investments (Australian Gas Light Co.) should have a tre mendous appeal.
WESTERN SUBURBS BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 1 October 1930
. WESTERN SUBURBS BRANCH The Western Suburbs' Branch of the Master Builders' Association held its fortnightly meet ing last Thursday evening when it was de cided not-to. accept the decision of the Council of Branches in regard to 'revenue ways and means. The Western Suburbs' Branch was one of the two 'branches which voted against the scheme, which was carried at the Council of. Branches meeting last Wednesday evening.