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Going metric in the construction industry

Ministry of Public Building and Works

Going metric in the construction industry

by Ministry of Public Building and Works

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Published by H.M.S.O .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by the Ministry of Public Building & Works in association with Anthony Williams and Burles Component Development Partnership.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p.,ill.,30cm
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20752439M

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