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.


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]


  • 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)


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


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