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17 Dec 2018
What is a man engine? A man engine was a contraption of moving ladders and stationary platforms designed to move miners up and down mine shafts in the 19th century. That’s what a man engine was, but this is what it is now. Standing at 11 metres tall, this steam powered Cornish Miner from Golden Tree Productions is the largest mechanical puppet...
As part of the stakeholder engagement and networking of regions, MIREU partner GKZ Freiberg carried out a one-day ‘Seminar on Cultural and Industrial World Heritage in Mining and Metallurgy – a European Fact-Finding’. The seminar, a follow-up measure of the Regional Kick-off Conference of GKZ, was well perceived and contributed to the clustering...
MIREU partner GKZ will conduct a sequence of seminars for identification of Cultural and Industrial Heritage issues, starting with a kick-off at the GKZ premises in Freiberg, Saxony, on 7th June 2018. The aim of this first seminar is to unite applicants and managers of Heritage sites in order to exchange experience and expertise in increasing ...

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 776811 — H2020-SC5-2017.