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OKD is one of the largest private employers in the Czech Republic with active operations in the Moravian-Silesian Region. OKD’s core activities are based on exploitation of high-quality hard coal with low sulphur content (less than 1 %). Although mainly present in the energy and steel-making sector, it is also used in several other industries.



Coal is often associated with an obsolete economy trend focusing on heavy industry, outdated operations generating negative environmental burden. In fact, the demand for high-quality coal that can be used in steel plants and other industries is growing already nowadays thanks to a high demand for steel and other raw materials in the developing Asian economies. As oil and natural gas reserves are getting depleted and coal-based liquid and gaseous fuel production progresses, the role of coal in the global economy will become more and more important.


We are not only producers

Mining, processing and sale of coal are the core but not the only mission of OKD. As one of the biggest private employers in the Czech Republic and one of the largest economic entities in the region, the company has a major influence on the landscape, the environment, employment as well as the day-to-day lives of the region’s inhabitants. In all its activities, OKD is driven by responsibility, prosperity, stability a progresiveness and this effort is also reflected in the OKD’s Code of Ethics.


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