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Constructors John Brown

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subsidiary of John Brown and Co.

1959 Constructors John Brown gained a number of contracts for oil refineries and chemical plants in the UK and abroad.

Also known as CJB

1961 Shipbuilders and marine engineers; manufacturers of automatic machine tools, engineers' cutting tools and portable electric tools; rolling stock, mining equipment and water turbines; general, civil and chemical engineering; design, construction and erection of steam generating plant and oil refineries.

1962 Responsible for most of the major pipelines built in the UK that year[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Aug 17, 1962