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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY Demand Falling Off [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
ELECTRICITY SUPPLY Demand Falling Off '.i lie need lor tne popularising or eiectricity by an intensive scheme ot advertising its advaiu ages is empnasisecl by figures supplied by the jL.iectricity supply Department in regard to consumption .ot current during, July last. The total oiv units sold in the first seven: - niouuis oi tiie year, was 1, 441, D-fo beiow tne; ? iirst seven months .-of 1929. .. The ; revenue for juiy, iVJO, ? was .£^4,Jl4 less tlian the revenue : lor . the previous July. , . ? '
TIMBER APPRENTICES [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
TIMBER APPRENTICES Judgment was delivered in the High Court last, week in connection with an appeal by the Timber Workers' Union from a judgment in the Arbitration Court of Judge Lukin, who set a$ide an order of a Board of Reference. The ' case arose out of the timbeir workers' strike':' in Sydney/ following Judge Lukin's ! award in the timber industry, Some appren tices employed by Vanderfield and iReid, and Tanner, Micldleton, Ltd., joined the strikers. Following this the employers' organisations ap pealed to a board of reference to have their indentures cancelled, but, on the casting vote of the chairman, this 'was refused. The em ployers then appealed to Judge Lukin, and he set aside the decision of the board, and the union appealed to the High Court. The case came before Mr. Justice Starke in Sydney, ancl -lie was asked to answer, a series; of questions. In bis judgment his Honour said it was unfortunate that so many complications had . arisen, ancl that so much time ancl money...
RANDWICK SUB-STATION [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
RANDWICK SUB-STATION ? Last, week the Sydney City Council reached the remarkable decision to \ give the work , of carrying, out a substation in Prince Street Randwick, . to the, Supervisor, of Building Main tenance, v.at; a cost which;, approximated £300 above that of the lowest tenderer for the work, in spite of a. reconimendation from the General M anager of the Electricity Supply Department (Mr. Forbes MacKajO . that the work should be given to the lowest tenderer. Apart from .the ' question of ; whether day labour, or contract ' system is tlu- better method ot, carrying out. public , works, . and there is ample ..evidence to show that superior results .have, been achieved under the contract system, the. Council had no right to call tenders for a work ancl -then give a preference of £300 to its own ' constructing authority without previously in- ' forming the tenderers that such a preference would be given. Of course there is a clause in every specification relieving the Council ...
ENTER[?] THE IMPRESSION[?] Some Promi[?] [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
ENTEFM THE IMPRESSION^ Some Proililj Every building lias a focal point; some sec tion of it that attracts the eye a trifle more powerfully than the remainder; a magnetic point, a crux. This may , be a tower, a dome, a portico, some predominating opening, 0r some large, wall expanse in the midst of de tail, but more often than not, and normally so, it is the entrance that occupies this dis tinction. . , The Significance of the Entrance, B Pausing to consider, it is at once realised® that this is a Very right and natural state ofB affairs, for it. is the entrance that we require* to find for this intermediate feature trans-B ' ports oner from the exterio^ to the in-B .terior beyond. It is with such thoughts that® we propose to take a short wander round our City of Sydney and study some of the well known local examples. The Town Hall The first building in a city is the Town Hall, so we will commence our odyssey at this point. The main approach to our civic centre is dominated' by a lar...
OPPORTUNITY REPORT THE OPPORTUNITY REPORT IS ALSO ISSUED TO ADVERTISERS EVERY MONDAY. OUR RESEARCH DEPARTMENT WILL GIVE ALL PARTICULARS, SO PLEASE WRITE US OR 'PHONE B 1123. BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
OPPORTUNITY REPORT THE OPPORTUNITY REPORT IS ALSO ISSUED TO ADVERTISERS EVERY MONDAY. OUR RESEARCH DEPARTMENT WILL GIVE ALL PARTICULARS, SO PLEASE WRITE US OR 'PHONE B 1123. BUILDING. Alterations costing £5000 are being made to the Supreme Court Hotel, corner King and Phillip Streets, -Sydney. Work has been com menced about four or live weeks by Cecil Payn ter, 28 Gloucester Street, Rockdale, from plans by George Marsh, Architect. Dressing sheds are to be erected off St. Luke's Rcl., Concord (Sydney) by G. Travenar or Larrington Road, Homebush. Approval lias Deen given tor Church hall extensions to St. Matthews Church of Eng land in Wentworth Road, ' Homebush' (Sydne}') A brick substation is to be built in Mitchell Street, North Bondi (Sydney); for the Sydney City Council. '* Smith and Lloyd, Bland Street, Bondi, are to erect a sub-station in Francis Street, Bondi (Sydney). . _ The Conargo Shire Council (N.S.W.) has accepted a tender for the erection of new shire offices at Deniliqu...
CONTROL OVER CITY DEVELOPMENT How It Is Done In Budapest [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
CONTROL OVER CITY DEVELOPMENT How It Is Dene In Budapest (From the Bulletin of the . International fed eration for Housing and Town Planning) The author of this article, precludes his re marks as follows: 'We deal with this subject ~- in the sense that not only building regulations, ' but all regulations that protect the beauty and the amenities of/ pur town- encourage good, development/' 'In view of the lack of co-operation in these inatters- that exists^ in Sydney, and the want V 6!\ proper' public support that is at times felt 'by the Town ' Planning Association of N.S.W. it is interesting to note that in other countries these vital matters are not treated with the (iisciainrui ca.suainess tnat typihes the average Australian citizen. The ''following1' extracts will serve to illustrate the mode of procedure. as adopted, in Budapest. Building Ordinance , The building ordinance for the- metropolitan area issued b}' the Metropolitan Building Board in 1926 and brought up to date from ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
WELL-MADE CONCRETE ROADS HAVE PROVED TO BE THE BEST SOLUTION OF THE ROAD-BUILDING AND ROAD-MAINTENANCE PROBLEM The condition of its reads is the criterion by. which the progress of a district is judged. COCKLE CREEK C E M E NT ; . ; miy , ensures tMc best Road C.onstruction Results, as its W UNIFORM HIGH GRADE IS GUARANTEED. Supplied by leading Lime and Cement Merchants and Storekeepers, or from GIBBS, BRIGHT & CO. :: Cement Dept. 17 BRIDGE ST., SYDNEY. Tel. BW 1965. PLEASE MENTION 'CONSTRUCTION' WHEN YOU WRITE TO OR DEAL WITH ADVERTISERS IN THIS PAPER
OFF TO TASMANIA Newcastle's Representatives [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
OFF TO TASMANIA ? - . Newcastle's Representatives At their last General M.eeting, Newcastle Master Builders chose tlieir President. Mr.'. lA'. E. Ratcliffe, and Mr. T. C. Davis to represent them as the Association's 'delegates at the forthcoming Federal Convention of Master. Builders to be held at Hobart, Tas mania. ? The President had the privilege of attendinc? tne last convention at L-anoerra witn rnr. n. C. Jojies, the immediate past president and on his return brought with him a very concise and lucid report of his stewardship. ? ? In Mr. J.' C. Davis, the ' Association has honoured, one of its oldest, members, and one who lias always taken a ..kePi , interest in as sociation 'matters. Mr. D^vts is a past presi dent of the Association ai'icl has since acted as committeeman continually. This, however, ?will .be- the first occasion on which he has had the opoorHinity of attendine: a Master Builders' .Federal Convention, and in 'selecting him th' Association not only honours itsel...
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT September 9. — General. — Supply of ironwork. Schedule C.657. September 9. — -General..— Supply of dished washers. Schedule C.652. September 9. — General. — Supply of blow lamps. Schedule C.655. September 16. — General. — Supply of petrol elec tric sets. Schedule C.635. September 16. — General. — Supply of insulated wire. Schedule C.631. September 16. — General. — Supply of cords, switchboard. Schedule C.626. September 16. — General. — Supply of instrument cords. Schedule C.627. September 23. — General. — Supply of lead seals and sealers. Schedule C.646. September 23. — General. — Supply of rectifiers and charging resistances. Schedule C.639. Se'ptember 23. — General. — Su^'v of testing in struments. Schedule C.630. September 30. — General. — Supply of transmit ters and associated parts. Schedule C.645. September 30. — General. — Supply of plugs and sleeves, switchboard, instrument and test. Schedule C.636. October 14. — General. — Supply of condenser...
STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
STATE ELECTRICITY COMMISSION OF; VICTO'RIIA. . - September 8.— Spep. No: 30/1 1 5':— Supply; .de livery, etc., bolts for movable railway' tracks. „P,D. ,£10. Charge for spec., *5/- ;fc?r ;two copies, returnable. -. .Extra' copies', 2/6 - 'each; . ? not returnable. September 15 ???(Ext.)— Spec, .No., 30/ 109-^Car-. bon vacuum an cl Was - filled lamps; P_.D. . £25, Spec. v£T/l/- for: three copies,- returnable. Extra copies 10/- each not returnable. September .15— Spec. No. .30/1:16. — Supply, 'de- livery, etc., boiler ash hoppers... P.D. £10.; Charge for spec. 10/-. for two copiesi/return ' able. Extra copies 5/- each, not returnable. September' 29.— Spec.. No. 30/102.— 22; 000 ??V.' transformers ancl spares; P.D. £20. Spec.,, £1/1/- for three copies, returnable. ' Extra ? copies 10/6 each not returnable. ? ? October 6,— Spec.- No.. 30/83.— Supply, deliv ery, etc., of combined regulating and non return valve's. P.D. £10. Spec. 5/- for two copies returnable. - — W. J. Price, Secretary,...
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE, MELBOURNE September 4.— Bendigo;— Painting, renovations, . tarpaving,! etc., State School No. 1189, Golden Square. Particulars at' Inspector of Works, Bendigo. P.D. £10. F.D. 5 per cent. 4 September 4. — Goroke.— Teacher's residence, State School 'No. 2680. Particulars at Police Station, Dimboola, and Inspector of- Works Horshamj. P.D. £10.. ??.?F.D., 5 per cent. —J.' P. Jones, Commissioner of Public Works Melbourne.
SUPPLY & TENDER BOARD, S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
SUPPLY & TENDER BOARD, S.A. September 10. — 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.— 135 boiler flues to drawing 7-L-23; 656 boiler tubes to drawing 7-Lr24; 65 boiler flues to drawing 7-L-21 ; 2290 boiler tubes to draw ing 7-L-25. September 10. — Supply and delivery free on wharf, Port Adelaide of mild steel, plates (acid open hearth process) to S. A. R./ speci- fication No. A52/29, as per list. , Delivery is required to be made during December. '30. October 22. — Supply ancl delivery, at Islington Workshops, of steel boiler tubes and flues, to be of anti-corrosive materiar in addition to S.A.iR. specification No. A56/29. 885 boiler tubes, to drawing 7-L-29. 180 boiler flues, to drawing 7-L-28. — H. J. Day, Chief Storekeeper.
METROPOLITAN WATER, SEWERAGE, AND DRAINAGE BOARD [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
METROPOLITAN WATER, SEWERAGE, AND DRAINAGE BOARD September 9. — -Contract No. 761: Supply and delivery of 12-inch ancl 15-inch diameter cc ment lined welded milcl steel pipes and special fittings. Deposit £1 30. Security £640. September 9.— Job No. 762.— Supply and 'erec tion1 of two mild steel coal chutes, for Ryde ? 'Pumping' Station. Drawing 2/6. Deposit and security £5. . ' Sept. 9 (further ext.) . — Contract No. 757. — Sun- ply and delivery of approximately 20,000 cubic yards of lin. and Jin. blue metal, in bins, at each of the. 17 pressure tunnel .shafts, during the period 1st October, 1930, to 30th Tune, 1931. Particulars, Comptroller qf Stores'... ? ? ...... . ? September 9' (further ext.) — Contract No. 758. — Supply and delivery of .approximately 10,000 cubic yards of sand at each of the 17 pres sure tunnel shafts, during the period 1st, October, 1930, . to 30th June, 1931. Particu lars, Comptroller of Stores. September ,9. — Contract No. 764. — -SupnVy and delivery? of se...
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENT OF WORKS.—(Public Works Branch) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENT OF WORKS. — r(Public Works Branch) September 8. — Right to erect and control ad vertising hoardings along about 670 feet of Moore Park Road frontage of Victoria Bar racks property, Sydney, for a period of five (5) years. September 15.- — Kandos Post Office— Repairs and painting. September 15.— Narrandera Post Office and residence.-^ — Repairs and painting. September 15.— Rylstone Post Office and resi dence. — -Repairs and painting. September 15.— ,(a) Tire exclusive right of ob taining sand from portion of Defence Man oeuvre Area at Liverpool; and (b) The right to enter upon Commonwealth Land to remove sand from bed of George's River. Commonwealth Works 'Director; Customs House, Sydney.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 3 September 1930
LOCAL GOVERNMENT September 4. — Municipality of Jamberoo. -reconstruction of a causeway on the Turpentine Creek; 2. Construction' of pipe Culv-ert and filling at junction of Curra more and Vidler's Roads; 3. Construction of '.fijling and stone causeway at was(haway on Curramore Road; 4. Filling and stone cause way at upper crossing on Curramore Road; 5. Filling and stone causeway on Minnamurra . Falls Road. — :G. Timbs, Town Clerk, Jam beroo. September 4.— City of Caulfield (Melb.).-l. General painting, labour and materials; 2. Chemical extinguishers, supply, delivery and fixing; 3. Fire buckets and stands, supply and delivery. 4. automatic drencher system, supply, delivery and fixing; 5. Fire prpof asbestos cloth roller curtain, supply, delivery and fixing; 6. Acousti-Celotex tiles, ? supply and delivery; 7. Steel shelving, sup ply, delivery and fixing; 8. Self-closing fire underwriters' door, supply, delivery and fixing 9. Leadlights, supply, deliver}' and fixing. Council's form o...