MINES.B at the ‘Mining Treasures of Central Slovakia’ Conference, Guests of Barborská Cesta Partner

From 25 to 27 April, the MINES.B Federation partners had the privilege of being guests of the partners from Slovakia, warmly welcomed by the Barborská Cesta team. The ‘Mining Treasures of Central Slovakia’ conference, held on 25 April in the city of Banska Bystrica, was the highlight of this event. During the occasion, the European …

Saint Barbara’s Day | 4th December 2023 Celebrations by MINES.B Partners

As December 4th approaches, our partners are gearing up for the annual celebrations in honor of Saint Barbara, the universal patron saint of miners. This revered figure holds significant cultural importance, particularly within the context of mining. Saint Barbara is not merely a religious icon but serves as a prominent symbol intricately tied to mines …

The Faro Convention for concrete action in favor of the European mining heritage

On June 24th 2022  the Cammino Minerario di Santa Barbara Foundation in collaboration with the MINES.B partners (Le Bois du Cazier – Belgium, Mission Bassin Minier du Nord Pas de Calais – France, Comarca Andorra Sierra de Arcos – Spain, the Mercury Museum of Idrija – Slovenia and the Roman Catholic parish of Kutna Hora …

ON 4th DECEMBER 2020 THE MINING ROUTE OF SANTA BARBARA FEDERATION – MINES.B WAS ESTABLISHED

On the 4th of December 2020 the Cammino Minerario di Santa Barbara Foundation (Italy), the Comarca Andorra Sierra de Arcos (Spain) and Le Bois du Cazier (Belgium), performed a particularly significant act for the valorisation of the cultural heritage linked to the millenary mining activity and to the related cult for Santa Barbara by signing …