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The development of Technology in Silesia started towards the end of the 18th century when the Prussian authorities created a special department for mining and metallurgy under the direction of the Count Frederic Wilhelm von Reden. Upper Silesian heavy industry, for two centuries, occupied the leading position in Europe in terms of technology, economy and workers' welfare.