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British Coal Utilisation Research Association

British Coal Utilisation Research Association (BCURA) was founded in 1938, with the first chairman being John G. Bennett. It is non-profit association of industrial companies, registered as a charity. According to its website "The aim of BCURA is to promote research and other activities concerned with the production, distribution, and use of coal and its derivatives". The member companies provide funds for BCURA to make grants to academic institutions to support research projects. The members are the UK power supply companies, coal producers, some large industrial users of coal and equipment manufacturers.

Coal Bank

The BCURA maintains a collection of 36 UK Coals, ranging from lignite to anthracite, which are used as reference standards in research. BUCURA Coal Bank

Official Website

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