To The LEAD Group: If your
group tries to urge Governments and/or business to cease using lead the following
information taken from the Yellow Pages may help in identifying where lead is being used
in the Australian environment:
- A lot of Yellow Pages advertise leadlights and stained glass. This seems a popular hobby
- Cairns Yellow Pages, 1994, p. 523.
Consolidated Alloys, Chrome St, Salisbury 07 (277 2977)
Sheet lead, Aluminium Flashing and Damp Course, Solders and Silicone
Sealants, Leadlight Sections.
- Perth White Pages, 1994, has on page 721 LEAD DISTRIBUTORS 27 Augusta
with 4579122. Also the names but no details of products in the Perth Yellow Pages, 1994,
on page 1399.
- Sunshine Coast Yellow Pages, 1994, p.
Gary Tolhurst, 10 Cadagi Crt, Maroochydore 435072. Lead shielding
specialist. Internal partitioning.
- Melbourne Yellow Pages, 1994, page
- Australian Lead Development
Association 124 Exhibition St, Melbourne. 6541611.
- Ballantine Ammunition Tilburn Road,
Deer Park. 3637154
- B.P.S. Leadburners 613 Geelong Rd Altona North 3145363
Lead fabrication and restoration, Homogeneous linings, Vibration, radiation and sound
- Consolidated Alloys 32 Industrial Road
Manufacturers of lead sheet, lead strip, lead pipe, lead rod, lead
wire, lead wool, window lead, solders.
- Statewide Batteries P/L 1457 Centre
Road Clayfield 5432144
6. Brisbane, 1995, Yellow Pages, page 1534.
- Allboards (QLD) P/L 2 Argon St, Carole Park 2615558.
Manufacturer and Supplier of laminated lead sheeting doors and glass, etc for radiation
and sound shielding.
- Castlead works Chrome St Salisbury 2772977. Window lead.
- Consolidated Alloys (QLD) Chrome St.
Salisbury 2772977. See 5D above also 1.
Lead washers, acrylead, lead roof collars
- Scott Metals P/L 14 Wellington Rd
Woolloongabba 3915999. Suppliers of sinker and ballast lead.
- Simsmetal 148 Dunn Rd Rocklea 2773000 Lead ingot, ballast lead.
7. Sydney Yellow Pages, 1994, page 1642
- Australian Refined Alloys P/L 202
Euston Rd Alexandria 5165230
Specification lead, Lead alloy ingots, Lead alloy castings.
- Moorebank Plumbing Service 53 Lucas
Ave Moorebank 6020996
Manufacturer of lead tanks and coils.
- Thomas Thoms P/L 83 Morris St Summer
Hill 7977811 Copperised lead sheeting, Lead Flashing, Heavy Lead
8. Adelaide Yellow Pages, 1994, p. 1178
- Lead Castings P/L Unit 2, 9 Kingston
Ave Richmond 3524233 Gravity and Pressure casting, Die design,
- Nonferral (S.A.) P/L Bedford St
Gillman 473955 Secondary lead, Antimonial lead ingot
- Solder-tech P/L 11 Tobruk Ave. St
Marys 2768566 Lead Weights
9. Canberra Yellow Pages, 1994
no lead suppliers listed
Please note that some of the above companies are also recycling merchants i.e. buying
lead in e.g. lead batteries and smelting it down 1 have not listed all lead merchants 1
have just listed those that show the wide types of lead
Mt Isa, Queensland
Editor's note: thankyou for all your research Andrew. People often ask us where they
should buy a house to avoid living near a lead industry. This list should help, in
conjunction with historical information on other lead-using activities in the particular
area people wish to live in.