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Author Lewis, John G. (John Gordon), 1925- interviewee.
Title Interview with John Lewis in 2009 / interviewed by Doug Ayre.
Published/Produced 2009.

 Online  OH4101/4  Audio (Online)    AVAILABLE  
 Online  OH4101/4  Transcript, timed summary and biographical notes (Online)    AVAILABLE  


Call Number OH4101/4
Physical description 1 online resource (5 audio files (1 hr., 59 min., 23sec.)) : digital, WAV + transcript (1 text file (45 pages)) + timed summary (1 text file (6 pages)) + biographical notes (1 text file (3 pages))
Series Engineering Heritage (WA) Oral History Archive
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
Access advisory Access open.
Date/time and place of an event Interview was conducted on 6 January 2009 in Quinns Rocks.
Additional formats A digital reproduction is also available online..
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Summary John Lewis discusses his childhood, family life and education; cadetship with WA Public Works Department and after completing a Masters at the Imperial College became engineer in charge of Planning and Design at the Department; working for Halpern, Glick & Lewis. He also worked as consultant and then formed his own consultancy business; changes in the engineering work environment and productivity issues. Talks about the range and involvement with many engineering projects and developments - gas piplines, alternative energy projects (tidal, solar, gas turbines), dam construction, gas recovery, ethylene production, Gorgon, Barrow Island, Ord Dam, Kwinana desalination plant, University of WA Hydraulic Research Station, design of ports and harbours.
Subjects Lewis, John G. (John Gordon), 1925- -- Interviews.
Western Australia. Public Works Department -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.
Halpern, Glick & Lewis -- Employees -- Interviews.
Consulting engineers -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Civil engineers -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Civil engineering -- Western Australia.
Related names Ayre, Doug, interviewer.