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Canada: The Cemco Electrical Manufacturing Company Factory (1942) in Mt Pleasant, Vancouver

Canada: The Cemco Electrical Manufacturing Company Factory (1942) in Mt Pleasant, Vancouver | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
This is another Mount Pleasant industrial building, built in 1942 as the Cemco Electrical Manufacturing Company Factory.
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TICCIH: The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage

TICCIH: The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
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Italy: San Pellegrino Flagship Factory for bottled water

Italy: San Pellegrino Flagship Factory for bottled water | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
(Read english text) La proposta di Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) per la San Pellegrino Flagship Factory: le immagini.
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USA: Old Grain Elevator in Avoca, Michigan

USA: Old Grain Elevator in Avoca, Michigan | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
The Old Grain Elevator in Avoca between Imlay City and Port Huron.  The town was founded in 1884 and named after the Avoca river valley in Ireland.  It had a train station at one time, but it’…
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UK: Gasholders - The last vestiges of a vanishing industry

UK: Gasholders - The last vestiges of a vanishing industry | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
Manufactured gas was once an important industry, providing power, light and heat for towns and cities. But the industry declined and today the remnants of this proud industrial heritage are the wonderful gasholders, now themselves rapidl
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China: Fuxin sees big potential from industrial tourism

China: Fuxin sees big potential from industrial tourism | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
With many cities in northeastern China-once the heart of the nation's heavy industries-vying to upgrade their key sectors to keep pace with the ongoing structural reforms, Fuxin in Liaoning province is being remoulded as a mining-themed tourist spot.
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USA: From milk to beer, the new role for historic structure in Palmer, Alaska

USA: From milk to beer, the new role for historic structure in Palmer, Alaska | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
The long-vacant building previously the site of the Matanuska Maid bottling plant will officially see new owners.
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UK: Hopes high over finally securing the future of Dunston Staiths

UK: Hopes high over finally securing the future of Dunston Staiths | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
A funding award of £37,199 from Historic England will enable a design team to undertake a condition survey on the structure
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USA: National Museum of Industrial History, Bethlehem

USA: National Museum of Industrial History, Bethlehem | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH), located on Bethlehem’s Southside, is a must-see for locals and tourists alike. Housed in the 100-year-old former Bethlehem Steel factory, the museum first opened its doors this past August after 18 years in the making. Through thought-provoking and interactive exhibits, the museum invites guests of all ages to participate in learning more about the United States’ rich, industrial heritage.
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Australia: Keith Baker recognised for recording engineering heritage of ACT

Australia: Keith Baker recognised for recording engineering heritage of ACT | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
A Canberra man has been given a national award for his efforts in recording the city's engineering heritage.
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Italy: Former aircraft factory in Milan now Gucci’s creative hub

Milan's Caproni aeronautical factory has been renovated and refreshed by Piuarch to create the Gucci Hub, a new creative and commercial centre for the brand.
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Czech Republic: The ugly beauty of Ostrava

Czech Republic: The ugly beauty of Ostrava | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
It’s January and every hotel in Ostrava is fully booked. So what’s
pulling the crowd to a city that many Czechs wouldn’t visit for free? The
answer is simple: Ostrava is playing host to the European Championship in
Figure Skating. Join Radio Prague on a trip to the city with a bad
reputation.
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Germany: A Just Transition - The Way Forward for Coal Communities

Germany: A Just Transition - The Way Forward for Coal Communities | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
The energy transition is not effective unless it can be a just transition, which provides for its communities. Nora Löhle explores how some German communities have worked together to keep jobs and …
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Germany: Lighting the Ruhr

Germany: Lighting the Ruhr | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
Exploring the use of artificial light and light-based technologies at industrial heritage sites in the Ruhr region ‘Lighting the Ruhr’ explores the use of artificial light and light-based technologies at industrial heritage sites in the Ruhr region of Germany. Led by Hilary Orange, the project is based at the Institute for Social Movements, Ruhr Universität…
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Canada: Toronto's new industrial revolution, and why old buildings need new ideas

If she were writing The Death And Life Of Great American Cities today, Jane Jacobs might include 401 Richmond as an example of new ways of working that are transforming Toronto's former factories into sites of post-industrial innovation.
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Canada: "Grain Elevator" a documentary from the National Film Board of Canada

This documentary short is a visual portrait of “Prairie Sentinels,” the vertical grain elevators that once dotted the Canadian Prairies. Surveying an ol
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USA: Abandoned grain silos at Pier 90, San Francisco

USA: Abandoned grain silos at Pier 90, San Francisco | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
Abandoned grain silos at Pier 90, San Francisco
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China: Sustainable revitalization and historic restoration on Hong Kong's Ghost Island saltfields

China: Sustainable revitalization and historic restoration on Hong Kong's Ghost Island saltfields | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
Yim Tin Tsai (literally: “Little Salt Field“) is a small offshore island in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. Affectionately nicknamed “Ghost Island”, Yim Ti
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Hungary: The Art Deco control room of the Kelenfold Power Station

Hungary: The Art Deco control room of the Kelenfold Power Station | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
Il Conte Photography added 17 new photos to the album: Hungary.
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UK: Steam Train Maintenance in the 1950's (film)

Shows the proceedures that a British steam locomotive goes through as part of its regular maintenance cycle. The locomotive being worked on in the film is
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USA: The Atlantic Terra Cotta Company and the Beginnings of Polychrome Terra Cotta Use

USA: The Atlantic Terra Cotta Company and the Beginnings of Polychrome Terra Cotta Use | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
A blog about architectural ceramics--especially tiles and terra cotta, architectural glass and ornamentation
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Brings back memories of the late Michael Stratton, who had a great fondness for 'funky terra cotta'.
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Hungary: Bratislava goes post-industrial

Hungary: Bratislava goes post-industrial | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
The nickname 'Manchester' was sometimes used to describe Bratislava by the late 19th and early 20th century because of its rapidly booming industry.
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Scoland: Industry workers in Kirkintilloch to be shown in film

Scoland: Industry workers in Kirkintilloch to be shown in film | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it

Stories and memories forged in Kirkintilloch’s iconic industries will be showcased in a film being shown later this week
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UK: Lichfield Waterworks Trust

UK: Lichfield Waterworks Trust | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
#HeritageTreasures There is nothing more invisible to the human eye than an industrial building. The remarkable thing about industrial heritage is that one does not notice it, because familiarity and its sheer longevity with the everyday erodes away the curiosity of the passers-by. Industrial buildings are Architecture parlante (“speaking architecture”) it needs someone…
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Slovenia: Restored Idrija Mercury smelting plant

Slovenia: Restored Idrija Mercury smelting plant | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
The western town of Idrija, which is home to a UNESCO listed mercury mine, proudly displayed another major piece of its industrial heritage to the
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