As part of the industrial heritage campaign of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, mining heritage associations from all over Europe, and all those caring for the history and heritage of mines and mining, are invited to meet from 13 to 15 April 2018. Come and exchange experiences and ideas.
The meeting takes place in the former coal mine of Beringen - one of the seven now closed mines of the LImburg coalfield. The site is situated in the north east of Flanders (Belgium), not far from the Dutch border and Maestricht. Read more details about the location and how to reach it
The draft program. Changes may occur. The meeting starts on Friday evening and ends with a mining heritage tour on Sunday.
Where to stay and what to visit in LImburg ?
The Limburg coalfield was discovered in 1901 and the last mine closed on 30 September 1992.
A history of the coalmine of Beringen, now becoming "BE-mine"
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