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ONE OF THE HANDICAPS OF RESEARCH Reliable Facts Must Help Sales [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
ONE OF THE HANDICAPS OF RESEiARCH Reliable Facts Must Help Sales in a report issued last year, by the Bureau of Standards' ;6f' -U.S./\./ 1 on. ft lie' .'subject of the 'Acceleratcd Weathering of 'Paints,' statements were made, presumably based on the tests undertaken, which did not suit some manu facturers, witlu the result that a more recent issue has something further to say on the sub ject; ?? Tn the first report we read: 'The paints under test were, white lead, lead zinc, and litlio pone. Thus far results have been obtained on six weckis of exposure in the accelerated cycle, taking a set of panels out at the end of -every, ???week.' After this wc are -told thc« results,- ? as ?? shown bv test. - In the second report we read: 'The iteii.r on accelerated exposures of .. . .. . has appar-. ently been misinterpreted. The bureau is not/ recommending certain kindis. of white paint and. discouraging the .use of others.' . .'. 'To date, however, there is practically no informa tion on ...
OPPORTUNITIES (See also page 15). [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
. OPPQRTUNITIESt, } (See ..also page 15). : .The first .brick j of; -the. now '-'Roman Catholic Church at Cecil Plains (Q.) was officially laid by Dean Nolan oh September 7. : 1 The foundation . stone of the new. -Petrie Congregational Church, Brisbane, was laid on Saturday, 13th instant. Mr. E. T. Ryan is the architect and Messrs. John- Smith &'Sons are the fcontractors, . ? v' A largely-attended spocial : meeting ; of- - the Richmond River flood preventing, committee ? adoo.ted olans and renorl*; on- (1 nnrl'; b crin-ft ? rn i . lets. The meeting decided to ask for £10,000 from the unemployment relief fund and.. the me' of a dredge. .... ?' :?..?' '??,.??? Good progress is being made with the Murra Murra water scheme, Horsham (Vic.),' A suggestion is afoot' that the Shire 'Council should endeavour to give Kangaroo Valley township a water supply. It is claimed that the cost would be low' if brought from Niigent's Creek. - Lvndhurst Shire Council is seek-'--- a loan of £6000...
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Tenders Received) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Tenders Received) - Gunne.dah .-Court House. — Repairs and renova vtions.^E. R. S. Potter (lowest), 16 Mary ?r. Street, Lidcombe, £789; H. Al. Powel:, £815/15/-; F. Hampson, £822; W. J. Wester weller, £929; Pjke and Tydd, £1067. State Transmission Lines. — Manufacture, sup- , ply, delivery, erection, etc., of static trans formers.— Noyes Bros. ' Ltd., 115 Clarence' Street, iSydney, £845/2/-; The Electrical Plant Manufacturers, Ltd., £866/10/-; Brit ish Electric Transformers Co. -Ptj'. Ltd., £876/5/-; Metropolitan-Vickers Pty. , Ltd.. £1038/15/-; Standard- Waygood Ltd., £1053. Barrier Highway.- — Section Barnato to Wilcan nia (F. A. Rd.).— Supply, delivcrv and spread ing of 8250 cubic yards of gravel. — :G. -E.. Aiken (lowest), 48 Hokins (Avenue, Banks town, £2850; F. W. Downs £2853/2/6; R. Bulman, £4021/17/6; P. C O. McMahon, £4125; E. O. Kane, £4518. Sydnev Harbour Bridge, N orthcrn Approach. — Supply, fabrication, delivery, etc, of_ struc tural steelwork f...
SYDNEY CITY COUNCIL (Tenders opened September 22) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
SYDNEY CITY COUNCIL (Tenders opened September 22) Supply and delivery of two 15/25 cwt. petrol driven rollers (quick reverse . type), Spec. No. 9/30.— Noves Bros. (Sydney) Ltd. (1) £490 plus £2.5 for extras; (2) £282; (3Y £286: (41 £290. Gibson Battle and Co. Ltd.' £469/5/-; A. T-T: MacDonald and Co., £395 each; Armstrong Holland Ltd.. (1) £490; (2) £550.- Motor Tractors Ltd., - £645/15/-. Supply and delivery of automatic reclosing emiipment for H. T. Feeder Switches. Socc. No. 1463. — Ferguson & Pailin Ltd.. £5237/6/ Gibson Battle. and Co. Ltd.. £4120: Metro politan Vickers Aust. Pty. Ltd., £5272. Aus tralian Genctal Electric Co. Ltd.. £415.
The Architectural Exhibition INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES Of Special Historical Interest. [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
» A The Architectural Exhibition A yW INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES 'M' Of Special Historical Interest. No one who is interested in the growth of , our city of Sydney - — the 'Queen City of the : South' should miss the Annual Exhibition of - the N.S.W. Institute of Architects, at present v being held at Messrs. Farmer and Coy's Blax lancl Galleries, George Street, Sydney, where hosts of drawings full of historical interest, are on view. The present Exhibition incorpor ates special historical sections in connection, with the Jubilee celebration of Architectural!'! Education in Australia. ' Official Opening by the Governor. f/l The Exhibition was officially opened by tlier Governor, Sir Philip Game, last Wednesday.' Although he possessed no special knowledge ?of architecture he said, as it was one of the most domestic of the arts and one -did not have to visit galleries to view it, he only had to look,, around to appreciate the work of architects. 'Originally,' said His E...
MASTER BUILDERS' FEDERATION Delegates to Annual Convention [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
MASTER BUILDERS' FEDERATION Delegates to Annual Convention Arrangements are being finalised 1 and_the list of delegates completed for the annual 'Con- vention of the Master Builders' Federation, : which is to' be held in Hobart during the week commencing on the 27th October next. ? The officers -who attend the- function include, the President, Mr. . Claude Cooper, (Hobart); Senior Vice-President,. Mr. C. W. Arnott (W.A.); Senior Vice-President, Mr. J. W. Greene (Q.); Hon. Treasurer, Mr. Andrew Douglas (Melbourne); Hon. '.Assistant- Trea surer, Mr. J. T. Turner (N.S.W.) ;, Hon/ ^Sec- retary, Mr. G. P. Jones (N.S.W.); Assistant - Hon. Secretary, Mr. G. D. Wright (S.A . ) ; and Hon. Auditor, Mr. D. B. Elphinstone, The delegates 'appointed by various affiliated Associations include Mr. 'R. Tate (President). Messrs. A. P. MacElwee, J. Toole and J. .Dunn. (Hobart); J. Hutchinson (President), H. Chcctham, G. A. Stronach and J. W. Greene (Q.); H. W. Thompson (President), W. Mos sopsop, J. T...
The Master Builders REPORTS OF MEETINGS PARENT BODY Federal Building Construction Prize [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
The 'Master Builders REPORTS OF MEETINGS PARENT BODY Federal Building Construction Prize ' ; '' i'The ^Parent Body of the Master Builders' ^Association held its monthly meeting last night when it was, announced that the Federal Build ~ ing Construction Prize for 1930 had been won by Mr. Reginald Gay of the Newcastle Tech nical College. This announcement was made in the last issue of 'Construction.' Federal Convention Two dele-gate's in the- oersons of Mr.1 T. T. '? Turner and Mr. D.'B. Elphinstone were elected to represent the Parent Body at the Master ? Builders' Federation Convention to be held in Hobart next- month, in lieu of two previously elected delegates who found that it was in convenient for them to. attend. ^ Builders' Diploma Course A report of the Executive Committee of the .Association stated that the question of making the Master Builders' Certificate Course .at the _ Technical College a Diploma Course, was discussed by the Executive, Mr. J. M. Pringle and Air. James ...
MAIN ROADS BOARD (Tenders Accepted) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
MAIN ROADS BOARD (Tenders Accepted) ?-.Mure ot L weed: State Highway No. 10. — Con- struction of, a low-level timber bridge over Dunbible Creek.— Anderson and Hargrave, 56 Hunter Street, Sydnev; £1097/19/6. Supply of bitumen. — Texas Co. (Aust:) Ltd.. 57 York Street. Sydney; £360. Supply of firewood.— G. Dyson, Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby ; £140. Supply of uncrushed gravel.— Nepean Sand and Gravel Co. Ltd., Margaret Street, Svdnev; ^ £330/8/9. Sunoly -of mastic jointing. — Ornionoid Roofing and Asohalts Ltd.. Mentmore Avenue, W.atcr . 1 o o ; £3 5/2/9. Supply of 5/16in. metal.— Emu and Prospect 'Gravel; and Road Metal Co., Ltd., 28 Martin . Place, Sydney; i;300. . Suoplv. of 90-100 bitumen.— Shell Co. of Aus tralia Ltd., Clarencc Street, Sydney; £93. Supply of sand. — Emu and Prospect Gravel and Road Metal Co. Ltd., 28 Martin Place, : Sydn'ey; £58/6/8.
METROPOLITAN WATER, SEWERAGE, AND DRAINAGE BOARD [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
METROPOLITAN WATER, SEWERAGE, AND DRAINAGE BOARD Connecting properties to the Board's sewers under the system of deferred payments, as shown hereunder:— Canterbury; No. 2508. — A. Stanford; £27. Concord: No. 2511. — J. W. . Little. £31. Willoughby: No.-2482-— C. J. Wright, £31/10/-. ' Renovation (new guttering, tubs, dampcourse, etc.) to' the' Board's Cottage, Botany Water , Reserve. Office estimate £86. — -A.' Steel. £74 (accepted); W. Rimmer, £77/15/-; Superin tendent Park Road Depot;,, £82; . A. B. .Kitcliing, £137. Quotations for the cartage of materials from ? Waterfall Railway Station to Woronora, Dam during the six months commencing September 18, 1930.— Deferred. Job 'No. 766.— -Supply and delivery of 18 sets gravity rollers and frames, required for the .?''.'trucks to. carry material, .underground ne- - cessary for the-reliiYinq^ of the pressure tun nel. ' Office. estimate £400!— Mort's Dock and Engineering Co.. Ltd; £420 .Austn. aiid Brit. , (accepted)... I. B. Wallis and C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
Meeting Australia's Demand for Modern Products ? ^ ^ Clyde Batteries ^ complete range/ of ' batteries for Cars, Trucks, 'Buse?, Albion Trucks & 'Buses Radio, Home-Lighting, Irani .. r . 4 „ . . , , . Lighting! Power Schemes. Master ?rod,,«ts of Bni.',sh )vor-k' etc men and engineers. There s an ' ' ' Albion model for ever- purpose. 30-cwt. speed truck to 6-^ton heavy _ ? ? — ? . duty.^ ^ 'Bus. ^ chasses,^ ^both 4 ^ Specified by leading archi ? v ^ -''Ta1ia.-flatS thr0U8h0m A'- The Clyde Engineering Co. Ltd. GRANVILLE and SYDNEY 1 : Battery Sales and Service Division: Albion Truck Department: v j;; 106-110 GOULBURN ST., SYDNEY. 107-9 PARRAMATTA RD., CAMPERDOWN :? ;? 'Phone: M 6738-9. - - 'Phone: L 2141. . |
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE Victoria. (Contracts Accepted) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE Victoria. (Contracts Accepted) (520) Contract No. 2164. — Approx. 30561b. phos plibr bronze castings, -1 lrjd. per lb., less' 21- . , per cent, in 7 (lays, for No. 1 Aircraft De pot, Laverton. — P. S. Yallop, 491 Latrobe Street, Melbourne. ,,, (521) Requisition. No. 21014. — 41 rolls, lcacl, sheet £33 per ton, for Explosives Factory./ Maribyr- nong— John Mcllwraith and Co. Pty. Ltcl., 48 Little Collins Street, Melbourne. (522) Requisition No. 21008. — Mountain asli. — unseasoned: 38.075 sup. feet, ? 27/6 per 100 sup. feet; seasoned: 17,167 sup. feet. 32/6 . per 1 00 sup. feet; 1347A sup. fec.t, 30/- per . 100 f(^t — for Ordnance Factory. Mari bvrnong. — Commonwealth Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd., 65 William Street. Melbourne
SYDNEY HARBOUR TRUST (Tenders Received) [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
SYDNEY HARBOUR TRUST (Tenders Received) Purchase of the following vessels.' — Dredge .Nereus: Single ladder, self-propelling, hopper bucket dredge, capable, of dredging to 40 feet. HopjDej capacity 500 tons. Dredging, ? capacity 500 tons per hour. Dredge Chi. Priestman double-line grab dredge, mounted on timber pontoon. Dredging depth 28 feet. Grab capacity 15 cwt. 15-ton crane: 15-ton crane, mounted on timber pontoon and equip ped with 4 yards single-line grab. Tug Aurora: Steel hull, 58ft. 6in. x 14ft. 5in. x 5ft. 2-Jin. compound non-cond rising engine 7in. x min/12in. Tug Dawn: Timber hull. = 97ft. 6in. x I7ft. 6in. x 8ft. 2in. Compound surface condensing engine. 1 5-7/1 6in . x 32Ain.715in. Tug Octopus: Steel hull. 62ft. 6in. x 12ft. 9in. x 6ft. 2in. compound lion ( condensing engine, '7-iin. x 12^in./10in. — Pen- guin Ltd, 2 offers; J. Strige, 2 offers; G. Sheehy. ? - ?