The Stirling company had been taken over by Ruberoid
Ltd which had its main works near Edinburgh and supplied roofing and floor material.
So the new houses would not be equipped with damp-proof floors, zinc covers to air vents, ruberoid
roofing to outbuildings, work benches in the laundries and the floors would be two inches less thick.
Then the building was roofed with boards covered with ruberoid
. The stone laying was finished by May, 10.
Building Products helped out St Gabriels, at Weoley Castle.
IKO is best known in the UK for Ruberoid
Tonight: Echo Knockout first round: Highfield v Wigan, Aigburth v Southport, Birkenhead Park v Hale, Widnes v Oxton, Firwood Bootle v Skelmersdale, Ruberoid
Sutton v Liverpool Manweb, Liverpool Nalgo v Newton le Willows, Haydock v Hightown, Orrell Red Triangle v Formby, Parkfield (Wallasey) v St Helens Recs, St Mary's OB v Ormskirk, Neston v Huyton.
makes something called Quicktrim to nail along the roof edge and stops rainwater seeping under the fascia board.
GAF's asbestos liability follows from its 1967 acquisition of Ruberoid
, a roofing manufacturer that produced an insulation product.
There was more misery when workers at Ruberoid
Products Ltd in Dundee were told the factory is to close this year, with the loss of 23 jobs.
The Orford nickel deposit is associated with the same belt of northeasterly trending serpentinized ultramatic rocks which hosts the Ruberoid
asbestos mine at Eden Mills, Vermont; the Jeffrey mine at Asbestos, Quebec (Grice and Williams, 1979); and the asbestos mines at Black Lake and Thetford Mines, Quebec.
First round (matches played Friday, May 24): Highfield v Wigan; Aigburth v Southport; Birkenhead Park v Hale, Action v Old Xaverians; Northern v Mossley Hill, New Brighton v Odyssey & Prescot; Widnes v Oxton; Firwood Bootle v Skelmersdale; Ruberoid
Sutton v Liverpool Manweb; Liverpool Nalgo v Newton le Willows; Haydock v Hightown; Orrell Red Triangle v Formby; Parkfield (Wallasey) v St Helens Recs; St Helens v Sefton Park; St Mary's OB v Ormskirk; Neston v Huyton.