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Research on Coal Utilization

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    SIR EVAN WILLIAMS announced, in his presidential address to the British Coal Utilization Research Association on December 17, that a scheme utilizing £1,000,000 in five years for research on coal has been prepared. He said that this is by far the largest co-operative research scheme ever undertaken in Great Britain for the development of an industrial asset. The scheme has been approved by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, which has undertaken to contribute £50,000 a year to the cost, and £250,000 over the five years. The Mining Associa tion will contribute £80,000 a year and £400,000 altogether, and the balance of £70,000 a year will he provided by associations of manufacturers who make plant and equipment for using coal.

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