Biographical entry Peake, John G.
John G. Peake formed Timbrol Ltd in 1925 to manufacture timber preservatives in Sydney. From 1933 they also manufactured xanthates for BHP's flotation unit. In 1957 they merged with Eveready Australia Ltd to form Union Carbide Australia Ltd.
- 'Peake, John G.', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475592. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_p.html. Details
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