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Paskov Mine: New Double Aggregate Saves Both Time and Electricity

Paskov Mine: New Double Aggregate Saves Both Time and Electricity

6/25/2009

STAŘÍČ – The obsolete double aggregate in the main pumping station of Paskov Mine IV (Staříč Mining Plant) has been replaced by the new type 150-CDB-400. The mine water pumping to the surface will thereby shorten by approximately one third. Even though it was considerable investment, it will result, at the present, economically unfavourable times, in desirable effects, particularly in an electricity saving of approximately CZK 45,000…

Riding on Conveyor Belts: One of the Topics of a Technical Conference

Riding on Conveyor Belts: One of the Topics of a Technical Conference

6/10/2009

OSTRAVA – The first and only permitted transportation of persons a conveyor belt along with excavated material in the Czech Republic reached an academic level and entered the literature on mining. Libor Grebeň, main engineer at the Paskov Mine, described it as a new trend at a conference co-organised by the Czech Mining Authority at the VSB-Technical University in Ostrava. This is his paper…

Working conditions improve in low seams thanks to the new machine set

Working conditions improve in low seams thanks to the new machine set

5/20/2009

LAZY – In the Lazy Mining Plant of Karviná Mine, the new mining machine set, purchased within the POP 2010 Project, has proven satisfactory. It has replaced an obsolete plough and individual support props. The mining machine set significantly facilitates everyday miner’s work and improves working conditions…

Heading with Remote Control

Heading with Remote Control

5/18/2009

STONAVA – Safer operation, quicker advance of heading, less hard manual work, better work comfort. This is an assessment, made by the drifter crew of Zbygniew Kowalski, Senior Foreman in the ČSM Mine, “South” Mining Plant, in respect of the remote controlled carriage designed for drilling and tightening the bolts. At the heading level, it is mounted onto the shearer loader MR 340, which was purchased from Sandvik within the POP 2010 Programme, similarly to the ABSE equipment…

An Unprecedented Achievement in the Coal-Mining District: 197,162 Tonnes of Coal

An Unprecedented Achievement in the Coal-Mining District: 197,162 Tonnes of Coal

4/27/2009

KARVINÁ – Great, magnificent, admirable, exemplary. These are the words that can be used to describe the March performance of the mining team led by Chief Foreman Tadeusz Czaja, Chief of Section Jozef Ulman and Head of Operations Czeslaw Witek, all from Pol-Alpex. During the 31 workdays in March, the Polish “brygada” working at Shaft 3, May 9 Plant of the Darkov Mine dug and extracted almost 200,000 tonnes of coal, an achievement as yet unprecedented in the  long history of OKD…

Polcarbo in its 17th year of mining at OKD

Polcarbo in its 17th year of mining at OKD

3/27/2009

KARVINÁ – The January results of the contractor team led by Chief Foreman Grzegorz Dąbek from the Krzysztof Sędkowski`s section in the CSM Mine that rapidly mastered the new POP 2010 programme technique and ranked among the most successful stoping teams within OKD, once again focused attention to one of the traditional and, at the same time, largest contractor firms working for OKD – to Polcarbo, s.  r. o. We discuss its history and current problems with Karel Sniegoň, the firm’s managing director…

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