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RIVER MURRAY WORKS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
RIVER MURRAY WORKS T According to the annual report of the Riv^r Murray Commission a total: of £7,9.43,769 has been; spent 011 the River Murray works, and of - this sum £7,906,584 represents construction costs, - the^ remainder being for maihtenvinc^, operating ancf auditing charges. - ' Of the total construction costs to date Vic toria has prcY'deu £.-'..462,986, New South Wales £2,863,136 and South Australia £2,578,399.' Contributions for construction 'during ' the year were:— Victoria, £384,839,- New South ; Wales; £292,226, South Australia, £110,756. - Accu: ding, to estimates /???expenditure' 011 con . structibn in the current year will be:— Victoria £272,500, New South Wales,' £132,500, South Australia ,£83,000. - . ' The report adds that the commission shortly ' will submit a report upon plans for extending the capacity of the Hume Reservoir to 2,000,000 acre feet. Proposals for varying the River Murray agreement so far as it- applies to^ weir.s ^ind locks on the. Murrumbidge...
SALE OF HOUSES Action to Restrain. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
SALE OF HOUSES v Action to -Restrain. An application was made before Justice Long :T,nnes last week 011 behalf of. R. Darling. of . Clovelly restraining I. A. M . Cranston 'and M. H. Sloane from selling. mortgaging, or ; otherwise dealing with' - certaiii - land ill Edge cliff Road, Woollahra, upon which is erected' a- pair of semi-detached tlircc-store,v 'brick houses. * * Lasting Qualities An . Irish salesman was trying his lia'nd at selling iron window sashes, and in recommend ing them to the builders he said: 'These sashes will last forever— and after wards, if you have no further use for them, you can sell them for old iron:' .
MAIN ROADS BOARD OF N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
MAIN ROADS BOARD OF N.S.W.. O.ctober 17. — Construction of 9050 feet of fenc ing on the western approach to the bridge over the Gwydir River at Gravesend, on State Highway No. 12, in the Shire of : Yallaroi. 'Oc'ober-x 17. — Quotations for supply of .£Tos. : 954 and 955, blue metal; No. 958, reinforced concrete pipes; No. 9'59 caravans; No. 961 «and. ? , - ? - October 21. — Quotations for supply of No. 962, bridge timber. ; October 24. — Haulage of approximately. 240 , tons of. coal, as required over a period of twelve months, from Ryde Railway Station to coal bunker at Ryde-Rhodes ferry. October 24.— Alternative tenders for the cart age of 'approximately ? 350 tons of coal, as - required over a period of twelve months, from Kogarah Railway Station, or from' Sans Souci 'tram siding at Myers Street, to coal bunker at Taren Point Ferry. November 4-— Construction of 3-span concrete bridge and paved earthwork approaches on Main Road No; 239 (Short Street), in the Municipality of Young. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
TILES ? MANTELS ? GRATES I IN DESIGNS, COLOURINGS AND SIZES TO SUIT ALL MODERN NEEDS. KEEN PRICES. QUICK DELIVERY I Here at Keep, Macpherson's is the largest and most varied stock of Tiles, Mantels, Door Furniture, Grates, etc., in Sydney. Enamel, Fireclay, and Eggshell-Finish Tiles for fireplace and decorative work. White Glazed Tiles and Fittings for bath rooms, etc. Floor Tiles, plain and Mosaic. Mantels in Pine, Silky Oak, Maple, etc. Tile Interior and Dog Grates and Esse Slow-Combustion Stoves. Kerbs made to suit mantel, or from stocky in oxidised copper, etc.^ Our Door Furniture includes many artistic designs. If you cannot call, full details will be posted on request I WRITE TO DEPT. S. 2. gaA/w I Keep, Macpherson, Ltd., 252 George Street, Sydney. | I'LhAM. Ml-NTlUN ' CONSTRUCTION ' WHEN YOU WKJTE TO OK DEM. WITH ADVERTISERS IN THIS PAPER
TENDERS CALLED PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
TENDERS CALLED . PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT ? v ' (Continued.) November: 3.— Purchase of boosting plant re cently used in connection with' the Jiinee Water Supply.- - Tenderers . to' submit prices for the* whole or individual items. The plant may be inspected at Junee on- arrangement With the District Engineer, District Works Office, Cootamundra. — G. W. Mitchell, Di rector of. Public Works;;. Tenderers to the President, Tender Board, Public Works De partment, Sydney (Box. No. 44A, G.P.O.) - — Contractors' Room, Public Works Depart ment, Sydney.
N.S.W. GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
N.S.W. 'GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS October 22.— Supply of Stores under the fol lowing. Schedules from '1/1/'31 to 30/6/ '31 : Sched.No. 13, Cocks, Valves and Fittings; 30, Rubber Goods; 34, Colours, etc.;. 36,' Varnishes; 47, Soap and Cand le s. S3, Fire bricks and 'Clay; 57, Metal B-oot and Lin oleum Polishes?1 59, .Timber, Hardwoods; 63, Timber, Cypress Pine; 85, Oils and Greases, Miscellaneous; 99 Mjooks and Sta . tionery ; 140, River Sand and Gravel,^— Par- ticulars, Comptroller ;of 'Stores/ -Wilson St., Newtown. v ' October' 29.- — Supply of electrical cables, and wires, Section 2— for' Signal Branch, under Schedule No. 94, from .1/1/1931 to 30/6/1931 October 29.— Supply of stores under the fol lowing Schedules: from 1/3/1931 to 30/6/ 1931 :— Schedule No. 4: screws and split pins; No. 8:* Metal Lamps and iFitting'sj No. 10: Plumbers' and Gasfitters' Ironmongery and Sanitary ware; No. 17: Handles; No. 32, Brushware, No. 1; No. 33: Brushware No. 2; No. '40: Leather Goods; No. 46: Chemi ...
LOCAL GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
LOCAL GOVERNMENT October 17. — .Shire of Widgee (Q.). — Construe- . tion and metalling of approaches to Glaston bury Creek Bridge, on the Gympie-Woolooga Road, between 54,352ft. and 55,533ft. Speci fications from the Main Roads Commission Office at Brisbane, £3/3/- per set. P.D. 24 per cent. ' with tender samples of not less than 101b. weight of all road-making mate rial are to be submitted. — G. A. Buist, Shire Clerk, Gympie, O. - October 18.— Boree Shire Council. — Quarrying and crushing 3000 cubic pards of granite ' road metal, using Council's complete plant, already in operation. — G. R. Beattie, -Shire Clerk, Cudal, N.S.W. ~ October 20. — Melbourne City Council.— Supply and delivery of cast iron chain grate stoker links (spec. 1055). — W. V. McCall, Town Clerk. . October 20. — Municipality of Parkes. — rSupply and delivery f.o.r. Parkes, of- one secona hand boiler and pumn. Pump capacity to be 30,000 gallons per hour against a total head of 300ft. Boiler to be of sufficient cap...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
Kvery year finds steel -the more uni versal in its usage. That it has found its way into furniture work is now ' ? an accepted fact. And beautiful work too, as you will learn . when you' enquire about ? Malleys' Steel Lockers, - Cabinets, and Shelving. Ask for a Quotation MALLEYS LIMITED ? 50 MOUNTAIN ST., SYDNEY Box 1515DD G.P O. 'Phone M 61S1 (12 lines) ; Branches at PARRAMATTA -- HURSTV1LLE » NORTH SYDNEY Give, that beautiful building a finish by sowing seeds and planting plants of per fect quality. Place your seed, plant and flower orders with MAX-- The Florist 245 PITT STREET, SYDNEY Tel. M.A.5375. ? Federal Brick Co. LIMITED MITCHELL ROAD, ALEXANDRIA. 'Phone: L 1277. ALSO AT CARLTON YARD, FOREST ROAD, HURST VI LLEw 'Phone: LW 2627. MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS OF BRICKS, DRAIN PIPES, AND FITTINGS Ordinary and 2-inch Ordinary Gravel for Concrete. BULL'S CHAMBERS, 28 MARTIN PLACE, SYDNEY. * 'Phones B 3533 and B 3610. The Emu and Prospect Gravel and Road Metal Co., Ltd Blue Metal a...
CONTRACT SYSTEM A SUCCESS Queensland Experience [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
CONTRACT SYSTEM A SUCCESS Queensland Experience . The efficacy of the contract system which was reintroduced in Queensland for' Govern ment works by the Nationalist Government when re-elected to power some month's ago, is commented upon in thfc annual report of the Department of Public Works. The report states that the expenditure dur ing the 3rear was £1,273,287 as compared with £1,294,654 during the previous year. The largest amounts expended were £124,944 on schools, £162,289 on other buildings, £342,984 for workers' dwellings advances, and £216,986 for workers'* homes advances.
BUILDING AREAS AT COOLANGATTA Sequel of Legal Action [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
BUILDING AREAS AT COOLANGATTA Sequel of Legal Action An interesting sequel was the outcome of a legal action which took place at .Coolan gatta recently: The Town Council considered ^ an order nisi issued by the -Supreme Court of Queensland calling upon it. to show- cause why a writ of mandamus should not be issued - compelling the Council to serve, on J. M. Cahill a notice rcciuirine- the removal nf a hnilrlinrr known as Jazzland, in Queen Street,, Coolan gcitta, -and to compel it to take such further proceedings as may be required of them to pay W. Tobson his costs of the order. As a. result of its deliberations the Council issued air official statement to the effect that it had been decided to request the Home' Sec retary to move tlie western side of .Maclean Street, in which the building complained of is ' situated, from the first class section. 'Jazzland' was erected as a' temporal struc ture 'in 1928 and was used as a dance hall; but recently was converted into a motor garage.<...
USING A VIEW TO ADVANTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
? i a ii USING A VIEW TO ADVANTAGE At first sight this plan may appear a little confused and complicated but, closer inspection shows, on the contrary; that it is really very convenient and logical. A large lounge with a :Y corner fireplace and each corner splayed off to correspond should prove an interestinf? cham ber, .while a dining nook looks after the meals. The bedroom accommodation consists of three .... bedrooms, a sleep-out verandah, and the bathroom, which is centralW situated to all -these f- . rooms, has the bath set in an unusual position, accessible on_ both sides which is a novelty -; as well as an advantage. The elevation is .simple and pleasing without undue detail, and should prove very effective at the minimum of cost. The circular lines on the plan clearly illustrate the position of the sun's path in' summer and \vinter, while the extent of view for which the place is designed is also set out.
BUILDERS TO VISIT BERGERS' [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 15 October 1930
BUILDERS TO VISIT BERGERS' Next Tuesday members of. the North Shore Line Branch of the Master Builders' Associa tion propose to visit the works of Lewis Ber ger and Sons ' Ltd. at Rhodes. The party 4 will assemble, at the Chatswood Town Hall at 1 p.m., and proceed in their own cars to Bergers' works. They will be shown .oyer the white- lead industry, paint manufacturing and lacquering works and the company will .provide afternoon tea.