• First look – IEEC3 Conference Programme 2024

    Draft Programme Following the excellent response to the call for papers, the IEEC3 organisers are delighted to provide the first draft programme, prepared in collaboration with the host venue, Summerlee Industrial Museum in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Running from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th March 2024, the 3 day conference has a full programme of papers and activities. Additional industrial site excursions are being arranged at separate cost on Thursday 21st and Monday 25th March

  • Early Steam Engines in Central European Mining Conference 7-8th October 2022, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

    IEEC are delighted to share full details an Early Engines conference being organised by our friends in Slovakia in October 2022, focused on early engines in Central Europe. The Slovak National Archives, Slovak Mining Archives division, and the Slovak Mining Museum are inviting participants to Banská Štiavnica, in Slovakia for this international conference (English language presentations). With participants from Slovakia, Belgium, Hungary, Austria and the United Kingdom having committed to delivering papers it should prove a fascinating event. Organizing Committee A warm welcome is extended by the committee: For the Slovak Mining Archives (Slovenský banský archív):– Mgr. Peter Konecný, PhD. Head of Slovak Mining Archives (Slovak National Archives) expert guarantor…

  • The Third International Early Engines Conference (IEEC3) March 2024 – Preliminary Announcement

    Ensuring Scottish contributions to early engine developments are recognised and celebrated We are delighted to confirm that Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life at Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, close to Glasgow, have kindly agreed to host IEEC3 from the 22nd to the 24th of March 2024. Summerlee is Scotland’s flagship museum of industry and amongst its many attractions is the UK’s only surviving rotative Newcomen Engine, from Farme Colliery outside Glasgow. Format and timings will follow those of successful previous conferences, kicking off at midday on Friday 22nd March and running through to 12.00 on Sunday 24th March 2024. An evening excursion/buffet at one of Scotland’s significant early engine sites is planned…