Another small jewel of our first industrialisation that helplessly faint in a coastal corner disfigured by our abandonment.
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The historical set of industrial character formed by the workshops and other buildings of the company Averly S.A., in the urban center of the city of Saragossa, it is the best testimony in the capital of the golden epoch of the Aragonese industrialization. Averly is the most ancient foundry in Aragon and one of the most important historical heritage buildings of the industry in Spain. Please, defend with us APUDEPA’s proposal in order that the whole set, both industrial (including the storehouses and the furnaces), as residential (included the garden) and the and movable and documentary material is declared Good of Cultural Interest (BIC). More information at Hispania Nostra, Lanuza Casco Viejo, Heraldo de Aragón, Change
Buxa, the Galician Association for Industrial Heritage, has been declared of public usefulness (public-interest organization) by order of December 20, 2013 (D.O.G. no. 1, of 02/01/2014), so their partners and benefactors will be able to deduce fiscally their contributions, according to arranged in Spanish Law 49/2002.
The old tanning factory of San Juan de Furelos (Melide), established in 1817, worked without interruption until 1965.
Since the first Seminar held in 1995 in Santiago de Compostela, the International Congresses of Molinology are a referent in the study of the mills and other traditional devices, and in the almost two decades that they perform in different places of the Spanish geography, they accumulate an important investigation archive on this ethnographic heritage.
The Ninth International Congress of Molinology, promoted by the Association for the Conservation and Study of the Mills (ACEM) in collaboration in this occasion with the Association for the Conservation of the Vegetable Garden of Murcia (HUERMUR), will be held in Murcia on May 9th, 10th and 11th, 2014. You will find wide information in this regard at www.molinologia.es
Small jewels of ours first industrialisation helplessly faint in coastal corners disfigured by our abandonment.
E-FAITH, the European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage is the European platform promoting contacts and co-operation between nonprofit volunteer associations, the place where those can meet, exchange experiences, learn from each other and support each other’s activities and campaigns.
After the successful meetings in Beringen (Belgium), Kortrijk (Belgium), Barcelona (Spain), Calais (France), Tilburg (The Netherlands), and London (United Kingdom), E-FAITH is now going to organize in Neuchâtel (Switzerland) a Seventh European Contact Weekend for volunteers and nonprofit organizations that are engaged in the research, the preservation, the interpretation and/or the presentation of the industrial and technical heritage.
It will again be an open and stimulating meeting where organizations and individuals can present and compare their ideas, projects and results, and find out where cooperation or common projects can grow, how they can support the aims of colleagues and how colleagues can support their objectives. Furthermore to this, during this year’s weekend we will visit:
- School for Conservation and Restoration in Neuchâtel.
- International Clock Museum in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
- Suchard heritage in Serrières.
- Asphalt mines in La Presta.
The slow and curious climbing by the Neda’s mountainside of Marraxón, allow us to complete the location and documentation of two more elements to incorporate to the Inventory: Labora and Vilasuso tanning factories.
The spa as industry arose in the 18th century and consolidated along the 19th century, complementing its therapeutic nature as a social centre that alternated sportive, cultural, playful and festive activities.
After the break of decadence of spas that happened through the second third of the 20th century, it will follow its brilliant start as health resorts at the end of the 1980 decade, now with new commercial criteria, more dynamic and modern, oriented to users of all ages and conditions, like another option within the general field of the tourism industry.