Gas World Volume 46

Gas World Volume 46

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...secretary, Mr. A. F. Phillips, deserved their special thanks. He could not understand why Mr. Phillips continued to help them. He was responsible for gas concerns on the Continent producing r3o, ooo, ooo,0o0 cubic feet or gas per annum, and he was consulting engineer to other concerns. Mr. Phillips, in reply, said he was deeply interested in Berkhamsted and Hemel licmpstead, for he was connected with them when he was a young man, and he retained an affection for the smaller things or his' youth. i---------QC-(----i----THE SUTHERLAND METER COMPANY. THE annual general meeting of the Sutherland Meter Company was held in Birmingham on Wednesday of last week, Mr.. P'. Wright presiding. The directors' report showed that the profit for the year, with the balance brought forward, amounted to 9,770, and after deducting the interim dividend on the preference shares ((988) there remained for disposal 8,782. The directors recommended that, (,988 should be appropriated in paying a dividend at the rate of 5'per cent. per annum for the half-year on preference shares and 4,162 in paying a dividend of 2s. er share on the ordinary shares, leaving, (,3,63t to be carried forward). On the motion of the chairman, who congratulated the shareholders upon the satisfactory position of affairs, and spoke of the sound basis on which the Company was formed, the report was unanimously adopted. 1,000,000 tons, covering part of their requirements over the next two years. The coals have to be shipped to Rouen and thence railed to Paris, and the prices, which are delivered in that city, are understood to average about 12s. per ton, f.o.b. Tyne, which, considering the extended period of the contract, are regarded as good figures. It is..."
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  • Paperback | 1066 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 53mm | 1,860g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801431
  • 9781236801432