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Ramirez

I recently discovered that I now live not far from the oldest still operating fish can factory in the world – “Ramirez”. The company was established in 1853 and the factory has been working in Matosinhos since 1923. 176 more words

Porto

CAMOC 2014

CAMOC, the ICOM’s Committee for the Museums of Cities, had its annual conference during the first days of August in Sweden. The host was the Gothenburg City Museum. 547 more words

Inspiration

The Portuguese Life

What to bring home as a remembrance of a trip to Portugal? When it comes to souvenirs, a proper cultural tourist would, of course, aim at finding items of genuine Portuguese origin, typical and informative of local tradition and cultural identity. 445 more words

Porto

Geordie Metal

The heavy industries of north-east England have long gone and the natural landscapes have been restored.

   

Now, in a Northumberland field, there is a spoon. 87 more words

Archaeology

DATE OF SCOTTISH TRANSPORT & INDUSTRIAL COLLECTIONS SSN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED

The date of the STICK (Scottish Transport & Industrial Collections SSN) Annual Conference has been confirmed as 18 October 2014.

Titled ‘The Scottish Diaspora:International Mobility of Industry, Technology, Ideas, Products, People’ the conference will be held at the McManus Collections Unit, Dundee… 81 more words

Training

landschaftspark

If you are into  industrial rust and and pipes then landschaftspark in Germany is the place to visit 24 hour access to a row of blast furnaces and all the infrastructure that goes into manufacture pig iron.

Three Industrial Heritage Events Coming Up in October

Asset Transfer for Industrial Heritage

The Ironbride Gorge Museum Trust – Saturday 18th October – FREE

This event, organised by Ian Bapty, Industrial Heritage Support Officer for England  334 more words