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Chapter 6

I Construction During The Settlement Years

II The Use Of Timber As A Structural Material

III Structural Steel

IV Concrete Technology

V Housing
i First Settlement Technology
ii Development of the Industry
iii The Adoption of Solar Energy for Water Heating
iv Most Favourable Construction Productivity
v Housing in Cyclone Prone Localities

VI Industrialised Pre-cast Concrete Housing

VII Ports And Harbours

VIII Roads

IX Heavy Foundations

X Bridges

XI Sewerage

XII Water Engineering

XIII Railways

XIV Major Buildings

XV Airports

XVI Thermal Power Stations

XVII Materials Handling

XVIII Oil Industry

XIX The Snowy Mountains Scheme

XX The Sydney Opera House

XXI The Sydney Harbour Bridge

XXII Hamersley Iron

XXIII North West Shelf

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Most Favourable Construction Productivity

This has resulted from efficient design and a well developed sub-contract system, where individual rewards bear direct relationships to individual endeavours.

Organisations in Australian Science at Work - CSIRO

People in Bright Sparcs - Rowell, L. E.

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