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Dick Parry

A civil engineering graduate from Melbourne University, Dick Parry was born in England but brought up in Australia, where he worked in practice until taking up a lectureship in Cambridge University in 1967. He has consulted and lectured widely and written three acclaimed books on the history of civil engineering.

Dick Parry
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The Pilbara Contract

The opening up of huge iron ore finds in the Hammersley Ranges in the nineteen sixties has led to the need for major new infrastructure, including railways to convey the ore several hundred miles to the coast. Having won the contract to build a vital rail bridge in the Pilbara, a remote area in West...

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