Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places: The Evolution of an Engineer

byGrahame Campbell

Paperback | March 9, 2016

Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places: The Evolution of an Engineer by Grahame Campbell
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In Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places, Grahame Campbell tells the story of a world-spanning career in engineering that took him from the first steps as an undergraduate student all the way to the decision-rooms of power.

As a young man, Grahame envisioned a career in music, playing professional gigs as a jazz clarinetist and saxophonist. Even as the demands of reality intervened, including a young family, he never lost his passion for music, which continued as a counterpoint to his engineering work and a door-opener to new commercial relationships.

Grahame’s story will take you from Sydney to the USA, Iraq, Trinidad, Bangladesh, and Indonesia, through the oil crisis of the 1970s and the resources and infrastructure booms to follow. Along the road you’ll meet memorable characters including Dizzy Gillespie, Mick Jagger, Rex `The Strangler’ Connor, and Andrew Forrest, and learn about life and big business as seen through the eyes of a dedicated and eternally curious engineer.

Grahame Campbell was born in 1943, and grew up in the Sydney suburb of Kyeemagh. He studied engineering at the University of New South Wales while also fostering a love of music, and went on to work for the NSW Railways before joining CMPS, a consultancy where he would eventually rise to become CEO. His later career has involved direct...
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Title:Clarinets, Pipelines and Unforeseen Places: The Evolution of an EngineerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:554 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 1.23 inShipping dimensions:554 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 1.23 inPublished:March 9, 2016Publisher:Grandamico Pty LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0994525400

ISBN - 13:9780994525406

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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