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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

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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80 Heavy media and high intensity magnetic separation plant at Mt. Tom Price, Western Australia, commissioned in 1979

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81 Shiploader and berth at Parker Point, Western Australia, now capable of handling vessels of 160,000 dwt capacity.

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82 Upgraded stockpile facilities at Parker Point, Western Australia, now doubles the originally planned capacity

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