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Martin Ekenberg

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Martin Ekenberg ( -1910)


1910 Obituary [1]

MARTIN EKENBERG died on February 7, 1910. He was a scientific investigator of international reputation, and was well known in this country through his work in connection with peat fuel. In May 1909 he read a paper before the Iron and Steel Institute, describing his researches and experiments, as the results of which he had devised a practical system for the conversion of peat into fuel without air drying.

A grant had already been awarded.to him by the Swedish Government to enable him to develop his process on a practical scale in Sweden.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in May 1909.


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