2016-240NewcomenLinksCover

2016-240NewcomenLinksCover

  • Forthcoming Events

    Oct
    16
    Tue
    2018
    6:30 pm The Refurbishment of Hammersmith... @ PORTSMOUTH Room PO 1.11, Portland Building, University of Portsmouth
    The Refurbishment of Hammersmith... @ PORTSMOUTH Room PO 1.11, Portland Building, University of Portsmouth
    Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    The Refurbishment of Hammersmith Viaduct @ PORTSMOUTH Room PO 1.11, Portland Building, University of Portsmouth | England | United Kingdom
    A lecture by Paul Jackson: Refurbishment of Hammersmith Viaduct. The lecture is planned to be held at the University of Portsmouth commencing at 6.30p.m.  The building and room will be confirmed in due course.
    Oct
    18
    Thu
    2018
    7:30 pm Surveying the UK’s oldest comple... @ BRISTOL BAWA
    Surveying the UK’s oldest comple... @ BRISTOL BAWA
    Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Surveying the UK’s oldest complete Newcomen Engine House, Brislington, 1740 @ BRISTOL  BAWA | Filton | England | United Kingdom
    A lecture by David Hardwick: Surveying the UK’s oldest complete Newcomen Engine House, Brislington, 1740
    Oct
    20
    Sat
    2018
    10:45 am Symposium: The White Salt Indust... @ NORTHWICH The Lion Salt Works Museum
    Symposium: The White Salt Indust... @ NORTHWICH The Lion Salt Works Museum
    Oct 20 @ 10:45 am – 6:45 pm
    Symposium: The White Salt Industry: Production, Transport & Impacts @ NORTHWICH The Lion Salt Works Museum | Marston | England | United Kingdom
    The symposium on the technologies associated with White Salt, organised by the NewcomenNorth, will take place at The Lion Salt Works Museum outside Northwich on 20 October. Cheshire salt was known to the Celts and[...]
    Oct
    22
    Mon
    2018
    6:30 pm A History of Metal Fatigue @ SHEFFIELD Kelham Island Museum
    A History of Metal Fatigue @ SHEFFIELD Kelham Island Museum
    Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
    A History of Metal Fatigue @ SHEFFIELD Kelham Island Museum | England | United Kingdom
    A lecture by Professor Roderick A Smith: A history of metal fatigue and the development of an understanding of what it is and why it still causes problems
    Oct
    30
    Tue
    2018
    6:30 pm Vulcan to the Sky – the legendar... @ MANCHESTER Renold Building, University of Manchester
    Vulcan to the Sky – the legendar... @ MANCHESTER Renold Building, University of Manchester
    Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Vulcan to the Sky - the legendary Avro Vulcan @ MANCHESTER  Renold Building, University of Manchester | England | United Kingdom
    A lecture by Dr Robert Plemming. The Renold Building is entered from Altrincham Street, close to Piccadilly Railway station taxi exit and Tram Stop.  There is a multi-storey car park on Charles Street with a pedestrian[...]
    Nov
    7
    Wed
    2018
    7:00 pm Development of the Engineering D... @ BIRMINGHAM ThinkTank, Birmingham Science Museum,
    Development of the Engineering D... @ BIRMINGHAM ThinkTank, Birmingham Science Museum,
    Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Development of the Engineering Drawing Office @ BIRMINGHAM ThinkTank, Birmingham Science Museum, | England | United Kingdom
    A lecture by Ivor Lewis
  • Booking still open for The White Salt Industry @NewcomenSoc symposium 20 Oct #Northwich tkts @eventbrite or https://t.co/6CzOcCoJt7 #saltindustry #salt

    Operator Agnes Dewar connected the last call on the last UK manual telephone exchange on Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland #OTD 1976. The UK public telephone network was now entirely automatic for the first time, 100 years after the phone was first invented.

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    Great film... #FirstMan Neil Armstrong,#NASA & the moon. Go see #NeilArmstrong #moon

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  • Latest News

    • Newcomen Links 247

      now published in print and on-line

    • Newcomen Links 247

      now published in print and on line.

    • White Salt Industry, booking extended to 19 October

      The symposium on the technologies associated with White Salt, organised by the NewcomenNorth, will take place at The Lion Salt Works Museum outside Northwich on 20 October. Cheshire salt was known to the Celts and the Romans, but the emergence of Cheshire into Britain’s primary salt source was dependent on the development of the local […]

    • Smeaton Lecture at ICE

      The Breadth of Engineering: the impact of metros in the world’s great cities, chaired by Lord Robert Mair, and presented by Professor Tony Ridley with Richard Anderson on 17 July at 18.45 at the ICE, London. Further informtation from  charles.jensen@ice.org.uk

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