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THE MEAT TRADE

IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS. The visit to Now Zealand and Australia of Sir William Vestey, managing director of the Union Cold Storage Company, Ltd., London, has had important results. The company of which Sir William Vestey is the head controls upwards of 50 freezing and cold storage works, and during his present tour lie has arranged for the construction of freezing works at Whangarei and also in the Northern Territory of Australia, at Port Darwip.. Mr B. Goudie (o£ the Islingtor Works, Christchurch) has been appointed chief engineer of the Port Darwin works Mr L. G. James, consulting engineer (oi Wellington), has been engaged to prepare plans for the works at Whangare: and to supervise their erection. The construction will be pushed on with all pos sible speed, and it is anticipated that the works will be in full swing about July next, provided that it is possible to procure the machinery for installation by that time. In addition to supervising the construction of the Whangarei works, Mr James is acting in a similar capacity for the Farmers' Freezing Company at Taihape, whose works, it is expected, will be completed in readiness for next season's operations.

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THE MEAT TRADE, Evening Star, Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

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THE MEAT TRADE Evening Star, Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

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