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Tragedy in the Karviná mine


OSTRAVA (11 September 2009) – Last night an underground tremor took place in the ČSA Karviná mine during which a Polish miner was fatally injured. Another three employees suffered injuries…

The Miners´ Festival continues in Staříč over the weekend


Ostrava (September 10, 2009) – One week after the “united“ Miners´ Festival in Karviná which attracted over 12,000 visitors to the Fryštát Park last weekend,  the celebrations of the Miners´ Day move on to the sports facility on a hill in Staříč. Thus, on September 12, the Paskov Mine will be the only one to have its own Miners´ Day celebration…

Mine rescuers from all over the world will meet in Ostrava


Ostrava (28 August 2009) –  In the period of 20 – 24 September 2009, the Ostrava Region will be a venue of the biggest and most significant world conference dedicated to the mine rescue work - 4th International Conference of the International Mines Rescue Body (IMRB).  For five days, the Region will thus  become a  home for 107 delegates from 20 countries. The prestigious event with this focus, which will be organized by OKD, HBZS, a subsidiary company of OKD, a hard coal mining company, will be held in the Czech Republic for the first time ever…

Drinking water supplies from Lubina cannot be resumed yet


Ostrava, Frenštát pod Radhoštěm (27 August 2009) – Since the storm rainfalls occurred this June, water in the Lubina reservoir at the Frenštát Mine site has been permanently polluted and cannot be used as drinking water. OKD, as the Operator of the Water Treatment Plant for water from this water reservoir has therefore notified the relevant governmental authorities that it is not able to supply drinking water as the utility to the town of Frenštát pod Radhoštěm…

OKD Reopens the Employees´ Centre at Karviná


Ostrava (20 August 2009) – OKD Company reopens its Employees´ Centre at Karviná-Nové Městé. The company plans to recruit qualified people for its mining operations…