Reali ferriere ed Officine di Mongiana

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Blast furnace in Mongiana Foundry
Mongiana armory
mining trucks

Reali ferriere ed Officine di Mongiana or Villaggio Siderurgico di Mongiana[1] ( in English: Mongiana real iron foundry and works or Mongiana steel village) was a steel plant settled in little town of Mongiana, in Calabria (Italy) opened in 1770 - 1771 by Bourbons of Naples and closed in 1881 after 20 years that Kingdom of Italy was born. At 1860 employed up to 1600 workers.

History[edit]

The architect who build the first complex was the neapolitan Mario Gioffredo at 1771 and the first director was G.F. Conty.

French Period[edit]

Bourbon Period[edit]

Italy Period[edit]

Directors[edit]

  • G.F. Conty (1771-1790)
  • Massimiliano Conty (1791-1799)
  • Vincenzo Squillace (1799-1807)
  • Capitano Ritucci (1808-1811)
  • Cav. Michele Carrascosa (1811-1814)
  • Nicola Landi (1814-1820)
  • Ten. Colonnello Mori (1820-1838)
  • Ten. Colonnello Niola (1839-1849)
  • Pietro Tonson Latour (1849-1852)
  • Ten. Colonnello Ferdinando Pacifici (1852-1859)
  • Maggiore Giuseppe Del Bono (1860-1861)
  • Colonnello Massimino (1861-1861)
  • Capitano Crescenzo Montagna (1862-1870)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danilo Franco (2003). "Nascita del polo siderurgico di Mongiana". Il ferro in Calabria. Kaleidon Editrice. ISBN 88-88867-01-5. 

Bibliography[edit]

See also[edit]