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Stripdrain keeps out the water on Queensland road project

(1985) Stripdrain keeps out the water on Queensland road project. The Earthmover and Civil Contractor, January 1985. [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Article promoting the use of Nylex Stripdrain on the Palmerston Highway which links the Atherton Tableland and western regions of North Queensland with the coast.
Queensland's Main Roads Department has been using substantial amounts of the Stripdrain product in the Tableland's area which is characteristically rainforest with heavy rainfall and steep slopes with red basalt and volcanic ash soils.

This article contains one image of the installation of Stripdrain with unnamed installers.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1985 The Earthmover and Civil Contractor
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58283
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