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BUILDING TRADE AWARDS Plumbers, Painters and Carpenters [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
BUILDING TRADE AWARDS ?/I . Plumbers, Painters and Carpenters Last week three | im'iyorta'nt cases were heard before the Industrial Commission, in regard to ? (1) the Plumbers and Gasfitters' State Award; (2) the Painters and Decorators' State Award, - and (3) the Carpenters' State Award. The case in regard to the Plumbers and Gasfitters' Award was a continuance of the hearing ot proceedings arising out of an appeal recently brought by the' Master Builders' A_s r'soci'ati6n against'a variation of thek award made ' by the Conciliation Committee, whereby it was provided that no persons should on Saturdays or Sundays, do any work or make or. assist in making any goods for, sale, or work for pay ment on his own account or for any , other person, except in- case of urgent necessity. Judgment in this case was reserved^ ?. Painters and Decorators The Painters and Decorators' case was in regard to an application^ by the -Master Painters and -Decorators' Association for a new award which was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
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MASTER BUILDERS' MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
MASTER BUILDERS' MEETINGS. ? Canterbury-Bankstown Branch.-— On Monday November 3, in the Masonic Hall, Campsie, at 8 p.m. St. George Branch. — On Monday, November 3, in the Builders' Exchange ? (Chamber of Commerce), Hurstville, at 8 p.m. North Shore Branch. — On Wednesday, 5th November, in the School of Arts, Eastwood, at 8 p.m. ' - Manly Branch. — On Thursday. 6th November in the Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Manly, at 8 p.m. ? Eastern Suburbs'^ Branch.— On Monday, November 10, in the^-R'aiidwick Town Hall at 8 p.m. North Shore Line Branch.— On . Monday, November 10, in the School of Arts, Chats wood, at 8 p.m.^.,. Central Cumberland Branch. — -On Tuesdav. November 11. in 'the Town Hall, Auburn, at 8 p.m.
NORTH SHORE LINE BRANCH Visit to Berger's Works [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
NORTH SHORE LINE BRANCH Visit to Berger's Works Yesterday about thirty builders of the North Shore Line Branch, of the Master Builders' Association paid a visit to the works of. Lewis Berger and Sons (Aust.) Ltd. at Rhodes. Th e visit was^ arranged by, M! r . W . S a p sf o r d , Ci t\- Representative of the Company^ and the party was welcomed at 2 p.m. by Mr: Taylor (Sales Manager). The party was shown the process of white lead manufacture and conducted over the pain: works and the lacquering works. A point of interest explained by two, mem bers was the fact that Bergers were supplying the- paints to the Harbour Bridge, and the total weight thereof was 700 tons. Particular interest was also shown in the testing of the paints, a sample being kept for twelve months, of every batch of paint manu factured; whilst . th'e violet ray, which is one of the very 'few in Australia used for the purpose of testing paint, was inspected. This ray has the same effect upon the fading of paint in ei...
The Master Builders MASTER BUILDERS' CONVENTION New South Wales Delegates Leave [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
The Master Builders MASTER BUILDERS' CONVENTION New South Wales Delegates Leave To-morrow evening delegates from New South Wales and Queensland, will leave Sydney en route to -Hobart where the Annual Con vention of the Master Builders' Federation of Australia will be opened on the i27th instant. Among the - delegates and visitors who will .'leave from: New 'outh Wales on Thursday arc Mr. H. W. Thompson (President of the Association), Mr. James Wall, Mrs. Wall. and. , Miss Wall, Mr. G. P. Jones (Hon. Secretary of the Federation). Air. 1. S. MacGreeror ( Chair- man/ Council of Branches), and Mr. E. j. Reynolds, representing the Council of Branches and Mr. W. Whitfield. Last Saturday, Mi*. J. T. Turner and Mr. D. B. Ejphinstone left for Hobart by boat, whilst Mr. W. Mossop (Junior Vice President of the Association) left last. Sunday by train and intends to spend a few days in Mel bourne before proceeding to Hobaci. Newcastle representatives, Mr. A. RatclifFe and Mr;. Jess Davis and Mis...
PARENT BODY Meeting Cancelled [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
PARENT BODY Meeting vjancened The monthly general meeting of the Parent Body -of' the Master Builders' Association 'of New South Wales has been cancelled this month because of. the holding of the conven tion of the Master Builders' Federation of Australia in Hobart during next week. A number of the prominent members of the As sociation will, be absent from Sydney during next week in attendance at the convention. The next general meeting of the Asoscia tion will be held 011 Tuesday, November 25. ? 4. ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
HANDS OFF THE PEOPLE'S HOMES AND SAVINGS! If, returned to office, Mr. Bavin will introduce measures that cannot fail to save New . .. South Wales from disaster^— that will have the effect of alleviating present distress and preventing any extension — that must result in a return to prosperity. Mr. Bavin has pledged himself and his Government to introduce a Moratorium to protect buyers of homes and time-payrnent purchasers, and to stand between the mortgagor and -the mortgagee who may demand excessive interest rates for renewal of mortgages. Mr.- Bavin has pledged himself and his Government to find work for the unemployed until every man; willing 'and able to work has a job. Already he has ' found work for over 20,000 men, and more j6bs are being found every day. ? (Mr. Lang's Labor Policy will mean wholesale dismissals for people now in work, and will,' therefore, increase unemployment.) Mr. Bavin has pledged himself and his Government to see that Parliamentary salaries (including h...
THE DOME ITS USES AND CONSTRUCTION MANY RECENT MODIFICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
THE DOME - I TS USES AND * ' [CONSTRUCTION . ? MANY RECENT MODIFICATIONS. The interest of the world, has,- during the past few ? months, been focussed on St. Paul's Cathedral, Lon don, for it has just beeii reopened fbr worship by His Majesty the King after a period' of intensive . restoration lasting nearly five, years. To be attracted by the romance of this great edifice is synonymous with being enthralled with interest in its greatest feature that dominates actually itself and the skyline of London, and spiritually the British Empire. VVt refer to '-Wren's mighty clonic. ? St. Paul's London. 'Construction' of September 24th, 1930, contained a particularly interesting isometric perspective - draw ling, exhibited at the recent exhibition of the Institute of Architects, re'vealing all the amazing intricacies of its construction (our constructive paper living up, as always, to its name). It is proposed to continue from this starting-point and remark on the constructional details of s...
YOUTH SERVED IN THE WALL The Possibilities of White Cement [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
YOUTH SERVED IN THE . !V-. ' WALL ? The Possibilities of White Cement ' Among the interesting' new. effects /made possible by white cement are col oured treatments of . the wall. As . y et / foiih.d to ;be hiore ' applicable:^ 'to internal than, external;/ use, .there,: jis: little reason to doubt that fo'rmer objections, or limita tions to the employment of external colouring- w i t h i n- i , t h e fiahric -of the :wall material^ :will soon/ be' banished: ' ' The possibilities ifor a^refeclble ;:6!61lourfulnes's are infinitely greater thah 'und'er the old order of c-eni en t .- ';r£ii d&yij suice delicate, ?'» fresh and altogether-.'. charming.' youthful tints ma)' be obtained by a chemistry unimpaired by' the hitherto deadening greyness..o.f Portland cement. Not cm ly -tinting, but multi-tinting of the textured, white, wall is within .range. Naturally coloured sands are the com paratively ihexpensive medium of siecur ing. dainty yellow, red, creani, and other shades-. Bot...
BRONZE LETTERING [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
BRONZE LETTERING ? Although as far as the large majority of people are concerned a letter does its duty right nobly,, as long as it is clear and large enough, to display its necessarv - legend, to architects, decorators, and a few. others who 'love the letter for its own sake,' the design of the actual character is also of great im portance. ? / ; ?' The -Romans excelled in this department of architecture as in many others,, and some* -o;f-'- the most beautiful^ designed and executed lettering known is to -be found on the triumphal arch of Septimius Severus in Rome. Again in the 'Renaissance some very beau tiful lettering was produced; both of these styles are adopted to a large extent to-day. Messrs. Wunderlich Ltd. who are alwaj^s readj' to supply the architects' wants and are always sympathetic in their understanding, have produced a splendid array of bronze lettering, which could be placed on any refined building with appropriateness; their range also includes a large selection ...
BRITISH ELECTRICAL INTERESTS Proposals for Australia [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
BRITIS.H ELECTRICA'L INTERESTS Proposals for Australia According to cable messages from England a British electrical industry may establish fac tories in New South Wales and Victoria short ly for the purpose of supplying requirement; of certain lines. Negotiations for the establishment of efficient units in Australia to link up with those already existing are likely to be completed shortly, and it is understood that subject to adequate tariff preference some hundreds of thousands of pounds of capital, would be invested.
COST OF BUILDING IN QUEENSLAND [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
COST OF BUILDING IN QUEENSLAND The annual report of the State Advances Corporation of Queensland 'for the year ended on June 30 last contains an interesting table which indicates the rise and fall in the cost of buildings, in Queensland since 1920. For the purpose of this table'' the Corporation has chosen a cottage built of ^weatherboard with a galvanised iron roof and having a total floor area of 1200 superficial feet with four main rooms, kitchen, front and -back verandah, but from which sill items such as water service, lighting, fencing, etc., which are not common to all dwellings of this type, have been ex cluded. The table states that the average cost ? of such a tvpe in 1 920-2 1 was £645; 1921-22, £505; 1922-23, £522: 1923-24, s £ 540: 1924-25, £552; 1925-26; £602; 1926-27, £662*; 1927-28, £558; .1928-29. £523: 1929-30, £532 (July September, 1929), £510; (October-December, 19129) £503; (January-March, 1930). £496 (April June, 1930). 'It is of interest to note that it was th...
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT October 28. — General. — Supply of radio term inal telephone equipment. Schedule C.650. October 30. — N.S.W. — (a) supply and . delivery of 1776 wooden telegrapli poles ivhere re quired between Singleton and Scone, or al ternatively (b) supply and delivery on trucks Singleton, Ravensworth, Muswellbrook. Aberdeen and Scone. N.58/30: — Office of - ' the Divisional Engineer, Newcastle; and at Cessnock, West Maitland, Muswellbrook,' Dungog and Paterson Post Offices. November 18. — General. — Supply of ringing equipment and automatic exchanges. Sched ule C.648. November 18. — General — Supply of receivers and associated parts. Schedule C.649. November 25. — 'General. — Supply of motor generator sets. Schedule C.651. December Z — General.: — Supply of multiple twin cable. Schedule C.666. January 6. — General. — Supply of submarine cable. Schedule C.656. January 13. — General. — Supply of terminal strips. Schedule C.663. January 13. — General. — Suoplv of ec...
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENT OF WORKS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENT OF WOR'KS October . 27. — Armidale Drill Hall.— Repairs and painting.. October ,27.— Nowra Post Office and residence —Repairs and painting. November 3. — Portland Post Office and Resi dence.— Repairs and painting. . November 3 — Wallerawang Post Office and Residence. — Repairs and painting. —Commonwealth Works Director, Customs ? House, Sydney. October 20.— Moonee Ponds.— Alterations and additions to Commonwealth Bank, Puckle Street. — Works Director- Office, Post Office Place, 'Melbourne. November 24.— Manufacture, delivery, etc., of steel windows for new Commonwealth Bank, Perth, W.A. — Commonwealth Works Director, Customs House, Sydney; also at Works (Director, G.P.O. Buildings, Perth, W..A.
STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF VICTORIA November 2. — Spec. No. 30/119. — Paper insu lated lead covered steel wire armoured cable. P.D. £10. Charge for spec, £1/1/- for three copies returnable. Extra copies. 10/6 each, not returnable. December 8. — Spec. No. 30/120. — Supply de livery. etc., of 6600-V. current lighting re actors. P.D. £5. Charge for specification, ' £-1/1/- for three copies, returnable. Extra copies, 10/6 each, not returnable. January 12.— Spec. No. 31/1, supnly and de livery of 44,000 V. switch gear and acces . sories. P.D. £20. Spec. £1/1/- for three copies returnable. Extra copies 10/6 each. — W. J. Price, Secretary, 22/32 William St., Melbourne.
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 22 October 1930
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE October 23. — Williamstown. — Improved lighting repairs roofs, etc.. High School. P.D. £2. F.D. 5 per cent. October 23.— ICew.- — Renewals to wiring, etc., for telephones, fire alarms, and clocks, at Hospital for Insane, Kew. P.D. £5. F.D. 5 per cent. October 23. — Laang. — Painting, etc., school and residence, State School No. 1411. Particulars . at Police Stations, Warrnambool and Ter ang. P.D. £3. t F.D. 5 per cent. October 30. — Caulfield.— Reoairs. fire damage. Technical School. P.d. £15, f.d. 5 per cent. October 30. — Mont Park.— Removal and re erection of tailor's shop, Hospital for Insane. P.d. £4, f.d. 5 per cent. „? October 30. — Mt. Eccles South. — Removal of building from' State School No. 3.405, West Tarwin. and re-erection at State School No. 4.454. Particulars at Police Stations, Mop' and Korumburra. and Inspector of Works, War- . ragul. P.d. £3, f.d. 5 per cent. October 30r— Chetwynd. — Repairs and painting State School No: 2738. Partic...