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November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
Ciasgow Streets.

Ciasgow Streets.

In the Report for the year ending May 31st last of Mr. Thomas Somers, Master of Works, Glasgow, it is stated that in Glasgow there are 65.5;- miles of roads. During the year 6,117 tons of setts were used, 1,913 tons of whin chips and 7,914 tons of granite chips. There are 97 mil
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
Mentes Abandoned.

Mentes Abandoned.

Fife County Council had also abandoned a number of schemcs which they were on the verge of putting into operation. Government public work schemes were also suspended. The men in the industry considered they should petition the local authorities to go into the question of the rep
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
A BRICHT SPOT.

A BRICHT SPOT.

Re-employment for a number of quarry men in the Leicestershire granite industry has been made possible by a big order for roadstone just placed by the Leicestershire County Council with the Charnwood Granite Co. Ltd. The stone is needed for the reconstruction of the Shepshed-Hat
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
STONE SUPPLIED FOR 40 YEARS,

STONE SUPPLIED FOR 40 YEARS,

the decline. For example, it was shown' that in June last year there were less than 700,000 insured workers (between the ages of 16 and 64) employed in the mining and quarrying industries, as against 1,035,000 in June, 1927. In the manufacturing industries as a whole, there were
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
By Herbert Tracey. BUT NOBODY PAID.

By Herbert Tracey. BUT NOBODY PAID.

Lanark County Council has discovered that metal for the repair of roads in the district has been taken from Eastertovm Quarry, Crawfordjohn, for more than forty years without any payment being made for it. The clerk to the county road board said that in a 1904 record there was a
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
Where Is the Hardest Cranite?

Where Is the Hardest Cranite?

It seems that some quarry owners can never get away from the idea that the best way of commending their stone to possible purchasers is to do all they can to belittle the stone of their neighbours. Thus, in the
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
Cranite v. Cravel Again.

Cranite v. Cravel Again.

The following, taken from the "County Advertiser and Herald" of October Lith last seems like an echo of what happened with the Leicester County Council some time ago. The statement that "gravel has been subjected to the same abrasion tests as granite and has survived with equal
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
Tariff Help.

Tariff Help.

It may also be legitimately claimed that the tariff on imported quarry blocks (now reduced to xo per cent.), and the xs per cent. duty on imported manufactured granite (which has given a stimulus to the monu- mental trade in Aberdeen), have also contributed to a modest extent to
November 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
 
EXONNIV• Exports.

EXONNIV• Exports.

Exports. Black marble has been worked or found in twelve counties in Ireland, it is stated in an artick in the "Irish Trade Journal," and the main deposits are those of Kilkenny and Galway. Typical Kilkenny marble is known as "shelly black" and contains white sections, owing to t
October 1, 1933 - Settmakers' and Stoneworkers' Journal - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland