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Beyond Manifesta 9

When you go to Manifest 9 at Winterslag, one of three coal mines in Genk you also should take some time to visit the former mining site Genk’s star attraction C-Mine. The “C” now stands not for coal but for … Continue reading

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C-Mine and Manifesta 9

By 1830 when iron and later steel became important in Wallonia the Belgian coal industry had long been established, and used steam engines for pumping. The Belgian coalfield lay near the navigable River Meuse, so coal was shipped downstream to … Continue reading

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Winterslag nu als Creatief Centrum

 C-mine en Manifesta 9 De Limburgse stad Genk, waar in de buurt een heus urnenveld ter hoogte van Waterschei (Maaseikerbaan) nog het ultieme bewijs van bewoning tijdens het Ijzertijdperk te vinden is, wil zich profileren als een stad die staat … Continue reading

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