Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 31 August 1920


Mr MAKIN asked the Minister for Home and Territories, upon notice -

1.   Has the Government had negotiations with any private firm in the matter of their taking over the plant known as the Gantries at Port Pine, South Australia?

2.   What is the cost per ton of discharging coal from the vessel to the bins?

3.   What is the cost per ton from the bins to the truck or dray?

4.   What is the cost of storage per ton ?

5.   What is the cost of wharfage per ton?

6.   What is the total cost of running the plant at per ton of coal handled?

7.   What was the total income derived from the plant from 1st July, 1919, to 30th June, 1920?

8.   What was the total expenditure from 1st July, 1919, to 30th June, 1920?

9.   What was the amount written off for depreciation during the period from 1st July, 1919, to 30th June, 1920?

10.   What was the total tonnage discharged from 1st July, 1919, to 30th June, 1920?

11.   What tonnage could the plant have discharged had it been working for the period 1st July, 1919, to 30th June, 1920?

12.   What was the total weekly wages during the discharging of vessels?

13.   What was the total weekly wages during the period when no vessel was being discharged ?

14.   What is the total number of men employed, including the staff?

15.   Is it the intention of the Government to hand the plant over to the State Government or a private firm?







Suggest corrections