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‚Seal‘ can mine the rest of coal faces

‚Seal‘ can mine the rest of coal faces

2/22/2008

We have a new mining technology, we mine coal by drilling! STAŘÍČ - If it works elsewhere, we must be even better! This is what the general manager of the OKD company Klaus-Dieter Beck said on the 5th floor level of the pit in Staříč where, in the 80th seam, events of historical importance has taken place. This is the premiere of mining by drilling in this district as well as in the Czech Republic! It also means the establishment of a new technology and new mining methods; this is the first time in this century that it's being introduced…

Production in January? An excellent start!

Production in January? An excellent start!

2/8/2008

The plan was exceeded in the first month of this year nearly by 12 per cent. Significant exceeding the production plan within the whole company, three the best results and preparation for first investments under the POP 2010 project; this is the characteristic of the first month of the new year. 1.236 millions tons of coal was the total production in OKD mines, it means 129 740 tons above the given plan.  January results prepared for OKD a good starting position for fulfilling annual results of the company…

They shortened the coalface in record 12 days

They shortened the coalface in record 12 days

2/6/2008

The harmonized team of Bohumír Pitel from the Lazy Colliery proved that they were not only good in coal getting  LAZY COLLIERY The beginning of the new year can be quite problematic in a coalmine.  After the rush and holidays in December, miners need some time to start work and go with their usual speed.  However, it was not true this year for the team of foreman Bohumír Pitel. The opposite was true…

The Chief Executive Officer of OKD in a tricky coalface

The Chief Executive Officer of OKD in a tricky coalface

2/5/2008

STAŘÍČ At the beginning, this coalface number 084.364 on the level V of the Staříč coalmine seemed promising, but later this coalface became tricky because of the encountered tectonic fault. Mr. Klaus Dieter Beck, the chief executive officer of OKD together with other managers passed through this coalface on Thursday, 18th January…

Ostraviens want to go back underground

Ostraviens want to go back underground

1/29/2008

STAŘÍČ Ostraviens are nostalgic! They are missing good „traditional“ work, good, well-earned money. They are missing work in the mine and miner job! They are just inhabitants of Moravia-Silesia metropolis who are applying the most often for a job in Paskov Mine, the only one mine in operation out of Karviná district. In January there was really no end of them. In spite of it the mine has been short of people for productive account for more than half a year. „Actually we are missing thirty five men for mining operations. As a figure it can look as not much high number but in fact this is a lot of.  It takes about three years till the newcomer takes the experience to be able to do a qualified job. Without experienced and responsible men this could be a health risk for their colleagues or they themselves,“ said Mr. Petr Chrastecký, personnel manager of Paskov Mine…

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