The Trésignies barracks is a former military installation in Charleroi built in 1887, now housing the Musée des Chasseurs à pied , the Open University and spaces for entrepreneurship services. History The barracks was built in 1887 to house the military troops of the 13 th regiment of line and 1 st regiment Hunters walk . The name of “Trésignies” was given to it in memory of Corporal Léon Trésignies , a Belgian hero of […]

The Athénée royal de Gilly ( ARG ) is an official teaching school of the French Community of Belgium. In transitional education, the ARG offers the following options: English or Dutch as first and second foreign language German or Spanish as a third foreign language IT and management IT Chemistry, biology and physics 1 or 2 hours per week, with […]

Athénée Royal Vauban is a Francophone secondary school in Charleroi, Belgium. AR Vauban organizes ordinary basic education (rue du Laboratoire) and general and artistic secondary education in partnership with the Arthur Grumiaux conservatory. 

The Airspace Indoor Skydiving is a free fall flight simulator located in Gosselies in Belgium , in the immediate vicinity of Charleroi-Brussels-South airport . The tunnel is 18 meters high, 4.30 meters in diameter and the wind tunnel allowing to simulate free fall has a power of 800  kWh . The wind is propelled through the tunnel at a speed ranging from 200 to 310  km / h . At the time of its inauguration, it […]

The Bois du Cazier was a coal mine in what was then the town of Marcinelle, near Charleroi, in Belgium which today is preserved as an industrial heritage site. It is best known as the location of a major mining disaster that took place on August 8, 1956 in which 262 men, including a large number of Italian labourers, were killed. Aside from memorials […]

The photography museum in Charleroi was inaugurated in 1987 in the old neo-Gothic Carmel of Mont-sur-Marchienne . Two ancient and vast chapels make it possible to present large-scale thematic exhibitions, of historical, monographic or thematic character, often dedicated to contemporary creation. They are still international in character, as are the permanent exhibitions. Two other rooms offer other temporary exhibitions. Each year the museum thus presents nine temporary […]

The services of the Chamber are many and varied. They are aimed at companies of all sizes regardless of their sector. All the activities developed by the Chamber meet specific or recurring needs encountered in the field by members. Emanation of companies, the CCI Hainaut is:• A private network of companies where SMEs of all sizes and […]


Services: ELECTRO MECHANICAL INSTALLATIONS TOTAL PROCESS SOLUTIONS ROBOTICS  MAINTENANCE  ENERGY OPTIMISATION Products: MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and WMS (Warehouse Management System) monitors and manages all operational actions within the production department and the warehouse. As a BrightEye partner, is VMA’s solution for: Planning optimization Digital data exchange Quality control Track & Trace All warehouse […]

SABCA (Sociétés Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques) is a Belgian aerospace company. Its main sectors of activity are civil aviation, space and defence. SABCA was established during 1920. Presently, it is owned by the French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Group and Dutch aerospace company Fokker, the latter in turn being a subsidiary of GKN. Products SABCA-Julien SJ 1 – Monoplane Gambier-SABCA SABCA Castar – 1923 Monoplane, also known as the Poncelet Castar SABCA Camgul – 1925 single-engine […]

Charleroi is a city and a municipality of Wallonia, located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. The inhabitants are called Carolorégiens or simply Carolos. Country Belgium Community French Community Region Wallonia Province Hainaut Arrondissement Charleroi Government  • Mayor Paul Magnette (PS)  • Governing party/ies PS, CDH, MR Area  • Total 102.08 km2 (39.41 sq mi) Population   • Total 201,816  • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi) The city centre is pleasant, people can be easy-going. It has become well-known to budget flyers as a […]