Author: Adams, Henry
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Dear Sir,-I shall be glad if any of your readers with a large experience in the erection of steel sheds and gantries will say if it is the correct procedure, and in accordance with the principles of Structural (Mechanical) Engineering, to grout in the foundations of stanchions or columns after the gantry girders are lifted and the gantry line is trued?
THE soldier of today is much better off than his comrade of pre-war days, for there now exists in the Army the means to train warrant officers, N.C.O.'S and men in building, engineering and agriculture to prepare them for civil employment on discharge
from the service.
Lieut. B.H.D. Hurst
IN our issue of October we published a description of the two beet sugar factories about to commence operations at Ipswich and Ely. Below we give particulars of a third
which has just been erected at Kidderminster for the West Midland Sugar Co., Ltd., of
which Lord Weir, Lord Invernairn, J.B. Talbot Crosbie, Esq., Cecil Brinton, Esq., and
Mr. Westwood are the directors. Constructed and equipped by Messrs. Duncnn Stewart and Co., Ltd., London Road Ironworks, Glasgow, the new factory is a steel-framed structure, the contract for the supply and erection of the steel framework having been
entrusted to Messrs. Braithwaite and Co. (Engineers), Ltd., Crown Bridge Works, West Bromwich. This factory is the second steel-framed beet sugar factory of all-British design and equipment to be erected in Great Britain or the Continent, and is also the second establishment on the programme of the corporation, which also includes four other factories to be built in the near future.