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Discussion on Civil Engineering Works for the new Float Glass Plant for Pilkington Brothers Limited, St. Helens by J.D. Harris and A.E. Johnson

Mr. Johnson: A project such as a float line involves all engineering disciplines with several special branches of these technologies in connection with such items as furnace, float process, etc. Pilkington Brothers Limited have a central engineering department which is responsible on a worldwide basis for the construction and for major repairs of the glass plants of the Group. The resources of this department are augmented from 0utsid.e for such people as consulting engineers, architects, contractors-including specialist contractors for the chimney, structural steelwork, etc.