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PAINTERS ON HARBOUR BRIDGE [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
PAINTERS ON HARBOUR BRIDGE ?Reserved judgment has been given by the Deputy .Industrial Commissioner on a joint application by the Operative Painters' Union and the Federated Ironworkers'; Association for special rales of- pay for employees engaged in .painting the Sydney Harboiir Bridge. iRat'es of pay liacl been d'etcrtiiined by - the Full Bench of the Commission respecting the approach spans, and ; the' application was in (?relation- to work done over the pylons' and on nan els Nos. 1 'to . 7 and Nos. 8 to 141 The Deputy Commissioner said that tlbe rate for work over the pylons would be fixed at £6713/6 a week, or 3/0 9-22, an 'hour.. Fipr ? panels' Nos. 1 .to 7 the .rate would be £7/l&/6 a wejelc or 3/7 5-22! an hour, and for panels Nos. 8-.'to 14 it would be £8/16/6 a week, or 4/0 3-22 an hour. As regarded1 the claim for retrospective payment he was bound by certain- principles laid down by the Court' and he couldf find no circumstances justifying taking the. case out si...
N.S.W. GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS (Tenders Received) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
; N.S.W. GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS (Tenders Received) F\-ur 250 k.y.a. transformers for Lithgow power /station , to . spec. 886.— F.ive tenders received. ' Thr'ee 50 k.v.a. transformers for Mount Vic toria to spec. 882.— Five1 tenders received. Two ? 250 k;v.a--. transformers for Argyle sub station to, spec. 885. — Five tenders /received. ? 15.0 sdts : of 'axles and, wheels for coal skips. — Four tenders received. Supply- .of steel roller shuttJers for .the loco motive workshops, Chullora.— Three tenders received. (Referred for report)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
FACTORIES SHOULD BE FIRE PROOF ?????? ferMg, |f jj^^i PSIil SS i f|i|||jgj HiffiBI j ij| ! TPO the modern demand for fireproof buildings, Portland Cement Concrete Business and residential districts are ® ' f . demanding concrete roads — for offers the logical answer. Factories, stores safety, comfort, speed and econ ? I t i 1 ?« r „ .. omy. For full information on any and shops built ot concrete, present every pos- cmcttU ftMani w,;u ,a ;he sible precaution against fire. They therefore en- ?}!:'''lfac- 1 & ... * lurers Association, 14 Spring sure safety against the most pitiless disrupter of strut, svdneu. business activities. ? . Yet, with all their strength and safety, concrete build ings can be exquisitely beautiful, for this modern material lends itself to every architectural form. The economy of concrete and its permanent character, make it ideal for industrial enterprises. Portland Cement has revolutionised building activity in Australia, as elsewhere, and to-day it is...
COUNCIL BUILDING REPORTS For Six Months ending June 30, 1930 [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
COUNCIL BUILDING REPORTS i(or Six Months ending June 30, 1930 Ashfield. — -27 Cottages, £30,373; 64 alterations' and additions', £13,059; 80 garages, £2810; 4 shops and offices, £4790; 12 outbuildings Bexley.— New buildings, 22 valued' at £16,13/; additions, - 103, valufed at £6440. Burwood. — 23 new buildings, valued at £20,221; 112 additions, valued at £12,658; compared with the' figures of the same period last year: -New Buildings, 61, £70,376; Additions: 115, £9891. . Hurstville.— 55 New buildings, £41,051; 105 additions, £8122, compared with the figures of 1929 'for the same period, 165 new build ings, £,113j036; additions, 134, £22,257; and miscellaneous 'buildings, 4, £30,250. Petersham:- — Total value £21,557. Classified as follows.— New buildings, 8; factory (electric light station), 1; alteration to factory, !; additions- to dAvellings, 19; motor garages, 19; miscellaneous, 5. For the corresponding . half year, 30tth June, 1929: Number of ap plications received .163; value...
SYDNEY CITY COUNCIL (Tenders opened August 5) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
j — : — ♦- ? : — - v SYTDNEY CITY COUNCIL (Tenders opened August 5) Randwi.ck. — Erection of a sub-station building at Prince Street. — J. Ptolemy, £1697/15/-; E. Ev. Dlelfendahl, £1219; H. A . Mitchell, £1215; W. W. Barry, £1247; F, G. Wood .gate, £1'440; J. Rutherford, £1180; A. M: Sweetnam,v£n86; Smith & Boyd, £ 1220/ 13/-. Supervisor, Building Maintenance, £1294 and oil :'cpsts ; J- . Burke, £1335/ - SydneyH~Altci*ation;s ? to the spray tower at the Municipal Cold Storage Works, Hav Street. -4r: G. Mellor, £850; S. J, Campbiell, £798/5^ H; R. Nott, £810; E. E. Delfendahl, £911; j! Rutherford, £780; Wildridge and Sinclair,. £931, (irregulaiJ, cheque enclosed with ten der), Supervisor of Building Maintenance, £892/5/6 and on costs. Purchase and removal of one 4000 k.w. turbo alternator s.et. — :H. Snodgrass, £311; Abra hams. and Wilson, £612/10/-; Standard Way good .Ltd., £400.
AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTURAL CLUB IN LONDON [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTURAL CLUB IN LONDON It is both interesting and pleasing to note ? that the Australian architectural students: at . present working and studying in London- have '? formed a club. Apart from the various Travel- ; ?ling Scholars! from the Sydney Technical Col- - legel School and the ^ University School: of Architecture, ? now in London, a number of v young aspirants have left their native shores .? ? of late (quite, a lot have gone 'of necessity'). Tf the present state of affairs continues; to ? exist in ? Australia, it seems almost probable that a large percentage of the members -frbni - the Institute of Architects will be .scattered' far.;-.^ from th'eir native shores. -. ? ?- — ♦ ? — ?
INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS An Interesting Lecture [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
' INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS An Interesting Lecture The Ordinary General Meeting of the above Institute Avas held last night in the Lecture Hall, 15 Castlereagh ? Strleet. ' ' 7 . The three amendments las noted in last week's 'Construction' were pas'sed (these will be submitted for confirmation at a Special General Meeting at 12 Bridge Street 011 20th August at 1.30 pi.m.). ; i ' 7 Mr. Harry C. Kent, F.R.I. B. A. was elected as a Life Member of the Institute; Messrs'. James McEwan King and E . Evan Smith,' RlRi.L.B.A. were elected members of the In stitute. 'V- //' Mr. B. J. Waterhouse, - President of the Board of Architects, then presented Mr. F. K; Manderson, B. Arch., A.R.I, B.A., with the Australian Medallion which lie had not; re ceived prior to his departure on his; Travelling. Scholarship in 1926: Mr. Waterhouse 'briefly outlined Mr. Manderson's activities abrbad and congratulated him as a 'worthy recipient' of the honour. l ' ; Mr. Manderson responded, and' then proceed ed to d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
t| HICKS H WROUGHT WHEELS Large range of Stock Patterns for Portable Machinery, Concrete Mixers, Concrete Cart, Engines, Compressors, Farm Trailers, Orchard Sprays, etc. T. H. HICKS, LTD., High St., Mascot, N.S.W 'JUMBO' BATCH CONCRETE MIXERS. 2£ cu. ft. £65. Builders and Contractors^ Plant for sale or hire. Concrete Mixers, Hoists, Pumps, New and Secondhand Oil Engines, If to 100 h,p. Steel or Brick Chimneys, Church Spires, Lightning Conductors, etc.. erected, painted, or repaired. W.S. RYLANDS LTD. 75 CIRCULAR QUAY EAST. Call or Phone B1727. w— — b— ? ? mil ? ? HW— a— — — ? Bowral Trachyte Quarries Syndicate FOR KERBS, GUTTERS, CUBES, BORDER STONES, AND SETTS W. WARREN, Manager, Cliff Street, Bowral. City Address: 32 Cronulla Street, Carlton. 'Phone: LW.4165. ? - anBBnMHMamBBBBinBnnHBBHHBBgMa 'DISSTON' SAWS KNIVES c MADE IN AUSTRALIA HENRY DISSTON & SONS INC. (AUSTRALASIA) LTD. SALISBURY ROAD AND GIBBENS STREET, CAMPERDOWN, N.S.W. The Commercial Banking Company of Sydney L...
The Newcastle Town Hall A BUSINESS PROPOSITION A Credit to the City [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
The Newcastl; A BUSINESS ifeo: A Credit J the The 29th June, 1925, was ablate of paramount ! iTp'ortance to Newcastle— in fact it was second;;-, only to the date' when the great' outcrop of coal was discovered by' early explorers, and caused the foundation of the . town, for . i.t was ? . on this --date that the Newcastle. City Council ^ ? decided to proceed with the erection qf the Town Hall. The Proposal The story of its genesis,, as told in /'Build- ? ing,' May, 1928, makes 'interesting reading, i The amount decided to be expended was 1 £200, ,000 and the proposal included the pro-,' vision of a -new and important . street to 'be: constructed through the land to be acquired, the building of a Town Hall, and' in a 'separate block of buildings adjoining .to.' pro.vide a mod ern theatre, partly surrounded - with sixteen . shops, over which an* Exhibition liall .would be included. , . ' , Enormous difficulties had to be, surmounted : Heavy claims by land owners on the site at one sta...
SUPPLY & TENDER BOARD, S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
SUPPLY & TENDER BOARD, S.A. August 13.— Supply and delivery, free on wharf Port Adelaide, of— Firebox- copper plates — 5 lengths lift. 7in,. x 5ft. 9'in. x -Ain. / 5 lengths 12ft). lOin. x 5ft. 6in. x iin. The earliest delivery possible is desired. To be supplied in accordance with A.C.E.S.A. speci fication No. E8/1925T. August 13.' — Supply and delivery at Ocean Steamers Wharf, Port Adelaide, of — Stringy- bark or approved hardwood piles, to speci fication— 116 piles 49ft. long; 291 piles 48ft. long; 205 piles 47ft. long; 68 piles, 44ft. long August 20,— Supply and delivery, free on wharf Port Adelaide, of- — 300 narrow gauge car riage and wagon steel tyres, 2ft. 6|in. out side diameter x 2ft. 5/i6in. inside diameter^ to Drawing No. 1 2637. To A.C.E.S.A. speci fication No, E14/1927T, . class ' C. September 3.- — Supply and delivery, at Isling ton Workshops, of steel boiler tubes and flues, to be of anti-corrosive material in addi tion to S.A.R. specification No. A56/29. 270...
MUNICIPALITY OF TAMWORTH BITUMEN AND TAR PRESSURE SPRAYING TANK. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
' ; , MUNICIPALITY OF TAMWORTH BITUMEN AND TAR PRESSURE SPRAYING TANK. TENDERS arc invited up to 12 o'clock noon of Wednesday, 13th August, for a Pressure Spraying Tank ;of 400 gallons capacity, for bitu men or tar, suitable for mounting on. a motor ?lorry.' . ... ' :???? . Tenderers are to furnish complete specifica tions and illustrations of the outfit.' . The lowest or any tender not necessarily ac cepted. ^ ' ? V. ,GUY ICABLE, '' Council Chambers, Town Clerk. Tamworth, 23rd July, 1930. ' ^ V
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE August 7. — Kulwin. — New builcjing in timber, State School No. 4375. Particulars at Police Station, Sea Lake and Inspector of Works, Bendigo. P.D. £10. F.D. 5 per cent. August 7. — ?Bacchus; Marsh. — Repairs to sub officer's quarters, Police Station. P.D. £5. ; F.D., 5 per cent. Alugust 7. — Campbell's Creek. — Repairs ' and renovations, State School No. 120. P.D. £5. F.D. 5 per cent. August 7. — Essendon.— New staircase, State '' School No. 483. P.D. £5. F.D. 5 per cent. August 7. — Geelong. — Removal and re-erection with repairs, etc., caretaker's quarters, State . School No 1094. Particulars at Inspector of Works, Geelong. P.D. £5. F.D.,. 5 per cent. . August 7. — Port Melbourne. — Renovations, etc. State School No. 2932, P.D. £5. August 7. — Rowsley. — Repairs and painting, State School No. 2183. Particulars at Police Station, Bacchus; Marsh, and State School No. 2183, Rowsley, P.D. £5. F.D. 5 per cent. August 7. — R'upanyup North. — Repairs and ....
WAR SERVICE HOMES COMMISSION [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
WAR; SERVICE HOMES COMMISSION August. 12.— Erection ? of brick cottages at ' T .' Bel in ore, Daceyville,' East-wood, Earlwood, . Hornsby, Laiie Cove, Lidcombe, Manly., _ Oatlcv, Rhodes, Ryde (4), aiid Wahroonga. ? J ' / '^ahd Hini!)er cottage at Granville. / ; ;/ — I-T. C. 'Brown, Commissioner, 35 Clarence . ?' Street,. Sydney. ? . ... ?
Tenders Called STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
Tenders Called STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF VICTORIA August 11.— Specification No. 30/85,.— Supply, delivery, etc., of forgted steel- insulator pins. P.D. £10. Charge for specification, 10/ , for two . copies, returnable under certain con .. ditions, as specified. Extra copies, 5/- each, not returnable. August 11.- — Specification No. , 30/98. — Suppiy, delivery, etc, of solid drawn steel boiler tubes : P.D. £25. . . !August ,11.— Specification No. 30/94.— Supply delivery, etc., of two hand operated overhead travelling cranes for winch house, Yallourn, . ;P;D. £10. Specification £1 for two return able. August 11.- — Specification No. 30/95. — Suppty, .- delivery, etc;,, electrically driven portable belt ' loaders . and conveyors. P.D. £25. August 11.— Specification No. 30/88. — Supply, ' delivery, etc., of pipes, valv,e.sy and supply tanks, with accessories, for stoker oil service. P.D. £30. Specification 10/- for two return able.. August 11. — Specification No. 30/89.— Supply, ?...
The Master Builders CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BRANCH Building Trade Discusssed [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
The Master Builders v CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BRANCH v- Building Trade Discusssed - A.t, the meeting of the Canterbury-Banksiown ,;B ranch of the Master Builders' Association held last. Monday, evening Mr. F,. K, Martin read a. letter he had forwarded to the Parent Body and various 'branches, iii , regard to creating ?activity in the building trade. This matter was ? referred tbVin the, July 9 issue oif ''Construe-: .tion' as a scheme brought forward by Mn Marttin himself. The letter stated that activity could be created in the trade by the co-operation of members of the Master Builders'.- Association -'of New ? South Wales and others, manv nf whom wore ???in- possession 6f good building allotments, and :'tlid available cash to build without any assist ? arice from the bank, or other institutions* and ' that if those who were in a position Would only build, say one cottage or home, it would be -surprising, the effect -it would have on manu i. facturers, merchants, investors, and the pu...
MASTER BUILDERS' GOLF CUP [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
MASTER BUILDERS' GOLF CUP The time is drawing near for the Master Builders' Annual Golf Championship which is to be held at the New South -Wales' Golf Links, La Perouse, on Tuesday, August 19. Entries close with the Secretary of the Master Builders' Association on Wednesday the 13th August, but builders wishing to enter are requested to forward their nominations earlier. '??}?'. The cup illustrated on page 14 has been donated by Air. J. Symonds,i General Manager of the CommonweaUlh Portland Cement Co. Ltd,., and will be known as the Master Builders' Golf Cup. The winner of the competition, which will be for the best nest score over 36 holes, will have his name engraved upon th cup jand also on an honour board. .In addition hC \yill be presented with a replica of the;' cup, which is also being donated by Mr. Symonds. Other trophies will be provided for the sec ond best net score over 36 holes, for the best morning score over 18 holes and the best after noon score over 18 holes. No pl...
ST. GEORGE BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
ST. GEORGE BRANCH The St. George Branch of the Master Build- , ers' Association at its meeting last Monday evening approved of the scheme decided upon by a committee o,f the Presidents' of the Branches and the Executive of the Parent Body in regard to revenue ways and means, except that it decided to ask that 40 per cent, of the total subscription be refunded to the branches and that there be no limit to subscriptions on a sliding scale.
TENDERS CALLED LOCAL GOVERNMENT.—(Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 6 August 1930
TENDERS CALLED LOCAL GOVERNMENT.— (Continued) August '11. — Blaxland Shire Council.— Purchase ? from, the above Council of one 'Super Sen tinel'! steam waggon. The plant is in. good, ? serviceable order, having recently been tlior - oughly overhauled, and contains four prac tically new tyres. — L. A. Wilson, Acting v Shire Clerk, Council Chambers, Wal-lerawang Aijgust' .12.— -Municipality of Drummoyne.— ! Erection of brick pavilion in Five Dock Park — C. E,. Morgan, Town Clerk. August 13. — Municipality of Tamworth. — Sup- ply of a pressure spraying tank, of 400 galls, capacity for bitumen or tar, suitable for mounting on a motor lorry.— V. Guy Kable, Town Clerk, Council Chambers', Tamworth. August 13— City of Hawthorn.— Supply, con struction and erection of filtration and chlor ' ination plant, Hawthorn City Baths. Plans from the City Engineer's Office. — W. Broad , Hall,- Town Clerk, A. R^ Bruford, City En ; vigineer, Hawthorn, Melbourne. August 14. — Shire of Heidelberg (Vic.);— ...