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Technology in Australia 1788-1988Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
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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

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
i For grain:
ii For salt:
iii For sugar
iv For iron ore
v For coal
vi For bauxite:
vii For alumina:
viii For cement:

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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71 Diagrammatic Sketch of Cement Export Installation: 30,000 tonne cement blending and storage silo and loading equipment. The silo stands on the waterfront at Birkenhead. The berth alongside has been deepened to allow for ships of up to 30,000 tonnes which can be loaded at the rate of 750 tonees per hour.

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