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WATER AND SEWERAGE BOARD COSTS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
WATER AN'D SEWERAGE BOARD COSTS At the last meeting of- the Hunter District Water and Sewerage Board, a report, was sub mitted showing' a comparison of 'actual -'iand estimated costs of works constructed by the 'Board for the quarter ending on June 3$ last. The* following is a summary of the comparison submitted. (a) Extensions of reticulation water supply ? ................. 7 Total -estimated - cost - £5,547 Total actual cost ? ? ? ? ? 5,615 Total amount above estimate .... 68 (b) Extensions of reticulation sewer age ....... ? 3 Total estimated cost ......... . £14.395 lotal actual cost '. ...... ? ? 14,355 Total amount below estimate . .. 40 (c) Other works (over £200) ex cluding extension of water supply and sewerage reticulation ... . 7 Total estimated cost ............ £12^,705 Total actual cost ..... . . ...... . 11.732 Total amount , below estimate . .. - 973 In six cases the circumstances were such that the estimated , costs wena exceeded ,Jbut in 11 cases the works were co...
SEWERAGE CONNECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
SEWERAGE CONNECTIONS The officer in charge of sewerage connec tions of the Hunter District Water arid Sew erage Board has reported that during the two weeks ended on the 18th instant, eleven ap plications for plans and estimates were re ceived, and eleven plans issued. Twenty-two applications were received for Board's consent to extend, alter or remove Ultimate ui (.UUlllLMUg WU1 K and 24 recommendations for the issue of board's consent for extensions, etc., Were received, from the chief engineer. Seventeen properties (new connections) w'ere connected to the board's' sewers and, at the close of the period, the work -of connecting 39 properties to thev board's sewers was in progress. The works in connection with the extension, alteration or removal of existing sanitary drain age or plumbing work at 21 properties were completed and at the close of the period similar work was in progress in respect of 56 prop ertics. - During the last six weeks 65 properties (new connections') were con...
MR. J. MULLAN RESIGNS [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
MR. J. MULLAN (RESIGNS At the last General Meeting of the Newcastle Association, Mr. James Mullan, an Exchange Committeeman, tendered his resignation from that position. ? Mr. Mullan said that he alwavs enjoyed the work as committeeman at the Newcastle Ex change, but he was unable to continue on account of another very important engagement which would prevent his. attending at the meet ings of the committee and general meeting of members. ' The meeting received Mr. Mullan's resigna tion -with regret. Aiv election of a successor will be arranged for the night of the General Meeting in October.
PLUMBERS' CONDITIONAL LICENSES [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
PLUMBERS' CONDITIONAL LICENSES The Hunter District Water Supply and Sew erage Board at its meeting held last Tuesday rejected a request by the Newcastle M'aster Plumbers' Association that tlie Board should discontinue or suspend the issue of Condi tional Plumbers' Licenses where Technical College obligations were not fulfilled. The reason advanced by the Secretary Of the Master Pllimhprc' A ccnrinftnn fnr flm rn'/inAbf n/An i-Unf ... A. wu Jivy* tuv I v\J W CIO IUUL the economic situation would be relieved if the Board took such action. The Chief Engineer, of the: Water and Sew erage Board, however, reported that the issue of conditional second class working 'plumbers' licenses was provided for in the Board's Sew erage By-laws and no applicant was granted a conditional license unless .he possessed the qualifications prescribed by . the Board's by. ' laws'. There were . 113 plumbers licensed by the Board and of that number only three held conditional licenses. One of the conditions u...
NEWCASTLE DISTRICT Newcastle Building Applications [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
NEWCASTLE DISTRICT Newcastle Building Applications Hamilton East. — Alterations ancl additions to cottage, Hebburn Strcpt. — A. Mills. Hamilton East.— Motor garare, Porcher Street. — W. Oate.s. Hamilton West.— Motor garage; Tcralba Road., — T. Doyle. . ' - / ' Hamilton. — 'Additions, and alterations to cot tage, Reay Street'. — J. Willets. Hamilton South.— W.B-. Cottage, Stan lev Street. - — Messrs. Young and Hitchcock. Hamilton East.- — Motor garage, : Parkway Avenue. — S. Nichollc. Hamilton. — Motor garage, Lawson Street. — L. Bertram. - . , Hamilton. — Additions and alterations to cot tage, Emerald Street. — :H. Whittaker. Wallsend. — W.B. Cottage, Lake Road. — -James H. Aspley. . 1 ? South Wallsend. — Additions to existing premises, £50.— T.^Briiisniead. Wallsend.— Additions to existing premises, £45, Cowper Street. — Mr. Timmins.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
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OBITUARY Late Rupert V. Markham [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
OBITUARY Late Rupert V. Markham Last lhursday a well-known figure in the building world in the person of Rupert V. Mafkham, B.E., a representative of the Celotex Co., passed away at Lewisham Hospital. The late Mr. Markhaiii graduated as a Bach elor of.. Civil Engineering at the Sydney Uni versity in 192'4, and in addition to his con nection with the Celot4£ Company was the /vustraiian representative or the .international Metric /Association, and an honorary member of the Metric .Association of New York. Apart from business Mr.. . Markham found ?time rto clevpte much of his time to sport, ? par ticularly as an executive of the Hqckey Associa tion. The esteem in which he was held was evident from the large and representative gathering of numerous' interests which attended his funeral at Rookwood Cemeter}'- last Friday.
MASTER BUILDERS "SMOKO" [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
MASTER BUILDERS 'SMOKO' There is every indication that the social gathering which is to be held at the Builders' Exchange onjOctpbjer. J. next, instead of. the an nual dinner of the Association, will be well patronised. Aiv excellent programme of musical items is being arranged at -a' cost' of 3/6 per member. . ., ? As stated in 'Construction' last week mem bers who expressed their willingness to attend the dinner are being afforded an opportunity of donating the cost of same, fiamelv £1/1/ through the Secretary of the Association CMr. L. W. Beagley') to the funds of the Sydney Citv Mission.
NORTHERN SUBURBS BRANCH Annual Ladies' Evening [Newspaper Article] — Construction and Real Estate Journal — 24 September 1930
NORTHERN SUBURBS BRANCH Annual Ladies' Evening .???.?..There is one thing that .can be said of master builders, and that is when they hold their ladies5 'functions', they go ' to no end of trouble . to make guests feel .welcome. The Northern Suburbs /Branch of the 'Association is no ex ception, and last' Thursday evening tli-d! members .excelled themselves vvitli the.^ decdfatibh- of the : Ryde Town Hall for their Annual1 'Ladies' Function. , : -. . On, the stage a bushland scene ? spread the , .; .distinctive aroma of blue -gums all over the place and partly hid the 'musicians. ' On one side a ; dovecote peeped through the gum tips and in the foreground were tall hollyhocks and star flowers trailing ' up the ? greenery that . hid the stage, whilst a canopy of streamers ? in sunset tints, .hung from the centre of the hall and completed a, very*, colourful scheme, An excellent supper was served during which the toast of the visitors was proposed by Mr. E. -T - Ohlsson and responded t...