GOLD MINING IN APUSENI MOUNTAINS BETWEEN SECOND PART OF XIX CENTURY -FIRST PART OF XX CENTURY PUBLISHEDPh.D. Student Adrian Alexandru, BOGDAN, Professor, Ph.D.Habil.Eng. Mihaela TODERAS None email@example.com
The goal of the paper is to present the gold exploration in the Apuseni region which benefited from the modernization process imposed by the Habsburg and the Dualist authorities. The new laws and new technologies, the infrastructure lead to increased efficacy, bigger investments, all of which made the area to be known as the California of Europe. This research is ongoing, as many documents can be still found about this topic. The materials used were archive and library material. This topic was discussed mainly in Hungarian publications, this being the novelty and the limitation in the same time. The result obtained in this paper is the presentation of the modernization process, being a useful basis for further research. The data compiled in this paper was found in older publications and it is meant to synthetize various aspects of modernization of the exploration in the Apuseni Mountains.
Modernization, Exploration, Exploitation, Gold mining, Gold production, Transilvania