MINING INSTITUTE CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2016 – Bridges

The history, science and engineering of the Tyne Bridges and the people involved in their construction With Technology Tom Dates: 28, 29 and 30 December 2016 Times (daily) 11am-12 noon Lecture, 12 noon-1pm workshop 2pm-3pm Lecture, 3pm-4pm workshop • Learn about Tyneside’s most iconic structures, the famous bridges spanning the…

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North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers Secures National Lottery Support

The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, located in Neville Hall in the heart of Newcastle, has secured Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) support* of £4.7m, including development funding of £600,000. The overall aim of the project is to secure a sustainable future for the Institute, building on…

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Coal Carrying Model Railways

All welcome at our free Coal Carrying Model Railways event.  For the first time you can see a whole colliery within the Mining Institute! Layouts: Kepier Colliery – the acclaimed ‘00’ layout by John Cook St. George’s Quay – ‘0’ gauge coal staith by Alan Gray Croft Depot – ‘P4’…

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Annual Dinner: Saturday 8th October 2016

North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers Annual Dinner & Newcastle University Mining Department Reunion Dinner Once again we are joining with the University of Newcastle and Durham Mining Department’s Reunion Dinner.  We hope that the joining of the two communities will ensure the longevity of this enjoyable…

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