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Medium-sized POP 2010 at the Paskov Mine for the first time

Medium-sized POP 2010 at the Paskov Mine for the first time

11/2/2010

STAŘÍČ – The deployment of one of the last “POP“ programmes in the OKD district was a historic moment for the Paskov mine. For the first time, medium-sized self-advancing roof supports appeared in its mining field…

Relocations of two mining complexes, acquired under POP 2010 Program, in Darkov Mine

Relocations of two mining complexes, acquired under POP 2010 Program, in Darkov Mine

8/25/2010

DARKOV – Hot days on the surface, as well as in the mine, were experienced by the Mining Technical Service personnel in the Darkov Mine. It was just in the greatest heat of July when they were finishing two great relocations of the mining equipment, acquired under the POP 2010 Program – one relocation was carried out without any disassembly, and the other one with disassembly…

Bucyrus has tested an upgraded mining complex for Paskov Mine

Bucyrus has tested an upgraded mining complex for Paskov Mine

8/19/2010

OSTRAVA – It was a nerve-racking job, but in the end, everything was excellently completed! This brief sentence expresses the feelings of those who were assigned to deliver in time the Bucyrus mining complex, the last one under the POP 2010 Program, to the Paskov Mine. In the previous days, a compatibility test was carried out on a section of this mining complex in Bastro, a former Ostrava-based company, which is now a subsidiary company of Bucyrus…

Miners must cool throughout the year

Miners must cool throughout the year

8/9/2010

KARVINÁ – Tropical heats trouble people on the surface, and miners in the mines also struggle with heat. Whereas for the people on the surface, it is something extraordinary, for the miners, it is just a routine task. Therefore, the natural ventilation system, as well as a well-designed air conditioning system is very important to any mine…

POP finishes, but investments in mining technologies do not!

POP finishes, but investments in mining technologies do not!

7/26/2010

CHLEBOVICE – The last delivery within the historically largest capital project of OKD, known as POP 2010, is absolutely the first mining complex of Bucyrus for the Paskov Mine. In the Staříč shaft, it will be used by the most experienced and currently also best mining party led by Chief Foreman Petr Prokop from T3 Section, headed by Michal Hykl. As scheduled, they will start using it from the end of the summer already…

The Paskov Mine, the Winner of the First Quarter of 2010

The Paskov Mine, the Winner of the First Quarter of 2010

5/3/2010

STAŘÍČ – For the Paskov Mine, the output, mining and safety results meant its this year’s first inscription on the stand of the OKD Miner’s Lamp Itinerant Trophy. It means that no other pit of our district generated better results for the first quarter as regards the output, the metrage or safety. At Staříč and Chlebovice, this meant 220 thousand tons of coal, 3542 metres of drifts and ZERO serious injuries…

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