• IEEC2 Booking Now Open!

    Below are the current booking arrangements for the Second International Early Engines Conference (IEEC2), to be held at the Black Country Living Museum running over 3 days in May 2021 (postponed due to the 2020 Coronavirus COVID-19 health emergency). Final details of the postponed dates will be provided shortly, please see the Latest News Conference Update Further to our Initial Announcement and Call for Papers, we are delighted to announce that booking arrangements for our Second International Early Engines Conference have now been prepared and can be viewed online. Conference Details Please see the IEEC2 Conference information page for further details. Booking arrangements Early Bird discount (now closed) Early Bird…

  • IEEC2 – 2021 – Announcement & Call for Papers

    Preliminary Announcement and Call for Papers Building on the success of IEEC 1 at The Ironworks, Elsecar in May 2017, we are delighted to announce that IEEC2 will be held at the Black Country Living Museum (BCLM), Dudley, West Midlands in May 2021 (postponed from May 2020). The event will start at noon on Friday and finish at noon on Sunday and it is our hope and expectation that it will run concurrently with the BCLM’s “Red by Night” event which involves many of the museums engines being in steam and working into the night. The format will be similar to that of IEEC1, including publication of the Transactions and…

  • Part 2 of the Proceedings of the 1st International Early Engines Conference (2017) published

    The organising committee of the 1st International Early Engines Conference are delighted to announce the publication of Part 2 of the Proceedings of the IEEC from May 2017. Published with the Newcomen Society, as Volume 88, Issue 1 (2018) of the International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology, Part 2 includes a series of excellent papers which were first presented at The Ironworks, Elsecar in 2017. The contents of Part 2 of the IEEC Proceedings include: John Hunter – Newcomen-type pumping engines in collieries and ironworks on the north side of the Don valley in the Rotherham area of South Yorkshire in the eighteenth century (pp.1-36) Prof. David…