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Identifier: p2saminingengine32joha
Title: S.A. mining and engineering journal
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Subjects: Mineral industries Mining industry and finance Mines and mineral resources
Publisher: Johannesburg
Contributing Library: Gerstein - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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ths. These remarks to a cer-tain extent apply also to the Union of South Africa.Timber and Building Materials. Business has been fair during the past week, but showssigns of slackening off in view of the approaching Christmasholidays. The building trade, however, has been better dur-ing the last two or three months than previously and a bigimprovement is looked for about next February. Prices: 3x9 deals, Is. to Is. Id.; scantlings,lid.; beaver board, 4fd.; floorings, 6fd. to 7d.; ceil-ings, 4fd. to 5d.; Oregon, 6s. to 7s.; pitch pine, 7s. 6d. to8s.; corrugated iron, 9fd. to lOkl. Furniture timber:Burmah teak, 18s. 6d. per cube here for first quality, 14s. 9d.for second, at the coast; American oak and Japan-ese oak, Is. 2d. at the coast; West African mahogany,I in. to 4 in. thick, 27s. per cube at the coast; Rhodesianmahogany, 8s. 6d. per cubic ft. at the mills; Hondurasmahogany, 30s. per cubic ft.; American yellow pine, Is. Is. 9d. per ft. of 1 x 12 here; American pine shelving,

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Phc 4673. Box 3162. OSBORNS 4 TITAN Manganese Castings, For Rotary and Jaw Crushers and Mortar Box Liners, etc., and for all parts subjected to severe abrasion. Samuel Osborn (awS), Ltd., Sheffield & Johannesburg. Jburg, November 19, 1021 THE S.A. MINING AND ENGINEERING JOURNAL 4-21 to Is. 9d. per It. oi 1 \ 12 here ; \.mei i at pine she] iiper It. Bricks unchanged at 70s. for blui £4 10s. to £5 for wire cuts; 65 for pr ted per L-,000 at kilns; white lime, 7s.; unslaked. LOs. 6d per 180 11). bag,8 1b. bag Is.; blue lime, lis 9d . blue piaster lime 4s. 9d.; cement, lis. 6d. a bag; dam]) coins.- and roofing, 80s 6dHis 6d., .r),r)s. for 1 to 3-ply. Second-hand Iron and Timber. Things remain very quiet in the second hand iron andtimber yards. Stocks are abundant; pur,-, are 6d. t 7d.lor iron and 9d. to lOd. lor timber.Electrical Goods. The improvement noted during the past month or sisweeks continues, and dealers appear to be fairlj busj ascompared with recent months. Stocks held ar

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bookid:p2saminingengine32joha bookyear:1891 bookdecade:1890 bookcentury:1800 booksubject:Mineral_industries booksubject:Mining_industry_and_finance booksubject:Mines_and_mineral_resources bookpublisher:Johannesburg bookcontributor:Gerstein___University_of_Toronto booksponsor:University_of_Toronto bookleafnumber:431 bookcollection:gerstein bookcollection:toronto

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