Institution of Mechanical Engineers
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is the British engineering society based in central London, representing mechanical engineering. It is licensed by the Engineering Council UK to assess candidates for inclusion on ECUK's Register of professional Engineers. It was founded in 1847 and received a Royal Charter in 1930.The following are membership grades with post-nominals :In 1818 the Institution of Civil Engineers was founded. At that time the word "civil" was used to distinguish them from Military engineers and included all the fields of engineering, not just construction as it does today. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers was founded on 27 January 1847, in the Queen's Hotel next to Curzon Street railway station in Birmingham by the railway pioneer George Stephenson and others.It operated from premises in Birmingham until 1877, when it moved to London, taking up its present headquarters in 1898.The Engineering Heritage Awards were created in 1984 to help recognise and promote the value of artefacts, locations, collections and landmarks of significant engineering importance.
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Obituary: George Andrew Wemyss – Doric-speaker whose inventions ranged from fertiliser to festival stage structures
Born: 14 May, 1923, in Great Yarmouth. Died: 16 October, 2011, in Aberystwyth, aged 88 Although he spent some 30 years of his life south of the Border, George Wemyss always considered himself an Aberdonian and had an abiding love for the north-east of Scotland, being able to speak in the Doric tongue. The son [. . . ].
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