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Institute of Fuel

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1926 - November. As the president of both the Institution of Fuel Technology and the Institution of Fuel Economy Engineers, Sir Alfred Mond, suggested the two existing Institutions should be merged into one new body.

1927 - May. At a meeting which was held at 37, Lowndes-square, S.W.1, on Friday afternoon of April 29th, under the chairmanship of Sir Alfred Mond, the final steps for the fusion of the two Institutions were taken, and the newly constituted Institute was brought into being. It was announced that the name of the merged Institutions was to be "The Institute of Fuel," and that the Councils of both the Institutions were united to form a single Council.

Mr H. L. Pirie and Mr Edgar C. Evans were appointed the joint honourary secretaries fo the new Institute.

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