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Investment into Miner Safety Is Worthwhile, Injury Rate Dropped in OKD by Fourth Part


Ostrava (18 October 2010) – Extraordinary accent of the OKD company management on prevention and investments into new mining technologies, protective aids and equipment  several billions worth bear fruit. The number of registered injuries of the OKD staff and of the supplier organization staff dropped for the first nine months 2010 by 25 per cents, compared with the same period of the last year. The injury rate has dropped by ca 27 per cents to 8.08…

Conference: The mining modernization brings challenges to coal mining safety


OSTRAVICE – The fundamental modernization of the driving and mining machinery in the mines of OKD, the mining company, has brought breaking news in the field of ventilation, air conditioning and safety in coal mining. Not only due to these changes, OKD has become a partner of the international Conference on “Ventilation, Degassing, Air Conditioning and Safety in Mining Industry”, which was held for the third time at the Sepetná Hotel in the Beskids mountains on 16 and 17 September…

OKD Mining Festival at Karviná: The only concert of Korn and Vondráčková this year, Májovák band, Nightwork, a show for kids and charitable events


KARVINÁ (31st August 2010) – A show which Karviná has not seen for a long time. There will be three stages where the music stars led by Jiří Korn and Helena Vondráčková will sing and characters close to children's hearts will play in the Magical Nursery of Michal Nesvadba. At the square and in Božena Němcová's Park dozens of projects supported by the OKD Foundation will be presented and Barborka will organise the “Best Cake” competition. There will be a lot to eat and drink. This is part of the OKD Mining Festival in September which is now in preparation and focuses on miners, their families and friends and residents of the Karviná region in general…

OKD features among main partners of Colours of Ostrava


OSTRAVA (14 July 2010) – Only hours remain before the opening of the 9th annual multi-genre festival Colours of Ostrava and mining company OKD is part of it all once again. For the fourth time, OKD is supporting the festival as a main partner…

Josef Kasper becomes OKD, HBZS Director


OSTRAVA (1 July 2010) – On July 1, 2010, Josef Kasper, who was the ČSM Mine Director until recently, became the Director of OKD, HBZS, which a subsidiary company of OKD, the hard coal mining company. In this leading position, he replaced Václav Pošta, who continues to be  the Chairman of the Board of Directors of this rescue company, and at the same time, he became a consultant of Leo Bayer, Chief Operating Officer, OKD…