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Franco Belgiorno-Nettis photo

Industrialist, Born 1915, Cassano delle Murge, Italy, Died 2007
Franco Belgiorno- Nettis immigrated to Australia in the 1950s and founded his own engineering company called Transfield. Starting with virtually nothing, the company was awarded a contract to build power transmission lines in Port Kembla. Transfield soon became a major industrial force and in 1991 it completed the successful construction of the Sydney Harbour Tunnel.


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