So what does an English Baron have to do with Kandos? It seems the cement company was hanging on Leverhulme's coat-tails to promote its own workplace philosophy
Kandosians might find it hard to accept that three New Zealanders contributed more to the foundation of Kandos than three Australians.
How could a puny stream produce a spectacular reservoir?
My attention was piqued by a sentence in a Wikipedia article titled Sydney Harbour Bridge. It stated "The concrete used was…supplied from Devonport, Tasmania and shipped to Sydney on a ship named Goliath." What?! No mention of Kandos!
As far as a I can tell, the first cement industry worker to be killed at Kandos was Henry Clement Abbott on Thursday 11 February 1919 (though in the interest of accurate history I would be pleased to be corrected). Clem Abbott's accident was shocking, both literally and emotionally. His death occurred at 11.30am at… Continue reading The First Industrial Accident at Kandos