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The High Plains Patrol 1959-1963
Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
With the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme very near to completion, year-round maintenance of the infrastructure on the Bogong High Plains (BHP) into the future, would be a necessity. To carry out this work, the High Plains Patrol was formed. The author and Wally Deans were selected to become the initial members of the patrol to carry out this important work.
Working On the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme 1953-1959
Price: Free! Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Soil & Rock
Working on the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme 1953-1959, is about working as a mechanical fitter on the Kiewa Scheme for the first 6 years of the 10 years I worked there. I have described the plant, equipment and work practices of the various projects of on which I worked, especially working on boring out an underground power station. I married and lived on the Scheme raising two boys and a girl.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
You set the price! Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
The Infinite Bit: An Inside Story of Digital Technology
Price: Free! Words: 223,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
This book is the story of digital technology from a scientific and engineering perspective. It brings to the reader the wonders of science and the ingenuity in engineering. It shows that technology is not just a tool but also an interesting process, from the early days of telegraphy to the modern Internet.
Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.