Where is OKD active?


OKD 3 came into existence by renaming the former Paskov Mine as of 1 January 2015. The mine lies approximately 20 kilometers south of Ostrava and produces high-quality coking coal.

The Mine currently operates two sites – Staříč and Chlebovice. It is the only active mine in the Ostrava coal district.

The preparation plant located in the premises of the former Paskov Mine, in the municipality of the same name between Ostrava and Frýdek-Místek, has a capacity of 550 tonnes per hour.



Důlní závod 3

Staříč 528

739 43 Staříč

Czech Republic
Tel. (Switchboard): +420 558 491 111
Tel. (Secretary): +420 558 492 220
Fax: +420 558 492 555
E-mail: dulni.zavod3@okd.cz 


GPS coordinates (mine shafts)

Staříč - 49°42'4.481"N, 18°16'15.819"E (directorate)
Chlebovice - 49°40'11.104"N, 18°15'35.069"E


OKD 3 in numbers



2013 Production

approx. 0.863 Mt

Mining area size

approx. 40 km2

Reserves as at 1 January 2014 (according to JORC standards)

approx. 1 Mt



The deepest intake-air shaft is at Staříč Site with an absolute depth of 1,155 m; the pit bank is located at 305 meters above sea level and it goes down to 850 meters below sea level.


Mining and development equipment

Conventional drilling and blasting equipment (drill jumbos and loaders) is used at development sections due to gas/coal outburst risk. Coal is mined with coal plows and single props or shield sets with powered support.


Mine 3 with sites Staříč and Chlebovice came into existence by renaming the Paskov Mine as of 1 January 2015. The former Paskov Mine was established by merging Paskov and Staříč Sites. Both mines are relatively young; they were formed during the period of industrialization of the communist Czechoslovakia. The buildings at Paskov were built in 1960 and at Staříč in 1962. In both cases, the mines were classified under high water and gas risk. Coal production started at Paskov in 1966; for Staříč, it only started in 1971.

On 1 January 1994, the formerly separate mines Paskov and Staříč were merged into one group mine (branch) named Paskov. In 1999, it was decided that activities of the Paskov Site are to be terminated and the site was transferred to Odra Mine.

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