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Wednesday, 2 July 1941

Senator McBRIDE - The answers to the honorable senator's questions are as follows : -

1.   W.O. Adams, Queensberry-street, Melbourne, are sub-contractors for Crossle Duff, major contractors. Two cradle manganese bronze castings have been supplied.

2.   £159 10s.

3.   No castings in connexion with a 24-ton tank have been requisitioned. Experimental work is being carriedout by Chas. Ruwolt on the hull and turret castings for an 18-ton tank. Two castings have been made. 4.Eleven.

5.   Ten.

6.   1 boring machine. Giddings and Lewis - Chas. Ruwolt Proprietary Limited: 1 boring machine, Giddings and Lewis - Mauri Bros, and Thompson Limited; 2 grinding machines,

Cincinnati - Cheltenham tool-room; 1 milling machine, Cincinnati - C. Telford Smith; 1 milling machine, Cincinnati - Sonnerdale Proprietary Limited; 2 grinding machines, Brown and Sharpe - Johns and Waygood Limited; 1 ggrinding machine, Brown and Sharpe - O rdnance Factory, Maribyrnong; 1 grinding machine, Brown and Sharpe - Sydney Williams and Company Proprietary Limited; 1 grinding machine, Brown and Sharpe - Cook and Williains Proprietary Limited; 1 grinding machine, Brown and Sharpe - Nilsen Cromie Proprietary Limited; 1 grinding machine, Brown and Sharpe - Sutton Tool and Gauge Proprietary Limited; 1 grinding, machine, Brown and Sharpe - -South Australian Railways tool-room; 2 shaping machines, Smith and Mills- Colonial Sugar Refining Company; 1 shaping machine, Smith and Mills - Perry Engineering Proprietary Limited; 1 shaping machine. Smith and Mills - J. N. Kirby; 1 planing machine, Cincinnati - Quality Engineering and Manufacturing Company Proprietary Limited ; 1 planing machine, Cincinnati - Chas. Ruwolt Proprietary Limited; 1 planing machine, Cincinnati - A.G. Healings Limited.

7.   Yes.

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