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International symposium on the history of mining and metallurgy. Internationales Symposium zur Geschichte des Bergbaus und Huettenwesens

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Abstract

The VII. International Symposium took place in Freiberg and Reinsberg, in the German Democratic Republic, from September 4-8, 1978. The Symposium was organized by the Executive Committee of the International Committee on the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) and was attended by 77 participants from 14 countries in Eastern and Western Europe as well as USA and Canada. A total of 51 papers were published and 30 talks were held and analyzed in discussions. The papers dealt with selected topics on the history of the mining and metallurgical industries, primarily from the fifteenth century to the twentieth century. The topics concern the development of science, of new mining and metallurgical equipment and processes, innovation in mines, increase in productivity, improvement in working conditions, economic progress and economic crisis, social aspects of the labor force and trade union movements in major mining countries. An excursion to a brown coal surface mine was organized in conjunction with the Symposium. (In German)
Authors:
Waechtler, E; Engewald, G R [1] 
  1. eds.
Publication Date:
Jan 01, 1980
Product Type:
Conference
Report Number:
CONF-7809247-
Reference Number:
EDB-82-009159
Resource Relation:
Conference: 7. international symposium on the history of mining and metallurgy, Freiberg, F.R. Germany, 4 Sep 1978
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; METALLURGY; MEETINGS; MINING; COAL MINING; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; EQUIPMENT; LABOR; LEADING ABSTRACT; PRODUCTION; PRODUCTIVITY; SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS; SURFACE MINING; UNDERGROUND MINING; WORKING CONDITIONS; ABSTRACTS; DOCUMENT TYPES; INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS; 012000* - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Mining
OSTI ID:
6095166
Country of Origin:
Germany
Language:
English
Submitting Site:
CLA
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Pages: 548
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Waechtler, E, and Engewald, G R. International symposium on the history of mining and metallurgy. Internationales Symposium zur Geschichte des Bergbaus und Huettenwesens. Germany: N. p., 1980. Web.
Waechtler, E, & Engewald, G R. International symposium on the history of mining and metallurgy. Internationales Symposium zur Geschichte des Bergbaus und Huettenwesens. Germany.
Waechtler, E, and Engewald, G R. 1980. "International symposium on the history of mining and metallurgy. Internationales Symposium zur Geschichte des Bergbaus und Huettenwesens." Germany.
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abstractNote = {The VII. International Symposium took place in Freiberg and Reinsberg, in the German Democratic Republic, from September 4-8, 1978. The Symposium was organized by the Executive Committee of the International Committee on the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) and was attended by 77 participants from 14 countries in Eastern and Western Europe as well as USA and Canada. A total of 51 papers were published and 30 talks were held and analyzed in discussions. The papers dealt with selected topics on the history of the mining and metallurgical industries, primarily from the fifteenth century to the twentieth century. The topics concern the development of science, of new mining and metallurgical equipment and processes, innovation in mines, increase in productivity, improvement in working conditions, economic progress and economic crisis, social aspects of the labor force and trade union movements in major mining countries. An excursion to a brown coal surface mine was organized in conjunction with the Symposium. (In German)}
place = {Germany}
year = {1980}
month = {Jan}
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