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OKD has reached an agreement with the municipality of Karviná to pursue cooperation

OKD has reached an agreement with the municipality of Karviná to pursue cooperation

6/16/2008

OSTRAVA (16th June 2008) – The cooperation between OKD and the town of Karviná is being developed to mutual satisfaction. Klaus-Dieter Beck, OKD CEO, and Tomáš Hanzel, Mayor of Karviná, have signed an agreement on the protection of real estates and interests of the town of Karviná facilitating further coal mining as well as minimization of the impacts of mining activities on the town and its citizens…

The winner of the OKD Colours Photo Contest will get a photo pass to the Colours of Ostrava Festival

6/5/2008

OSTRAVA (4th June 2008) – OKD, the key partner of the Colours of Ostrava Festival, has announced a big photo contest for its employees and all the keen amateur photographers in June. On top of two permanent passes to the Colours of Ostrava Festival, the contest winner shall also obtain a pass into the world of great photographers and celebrities – the so-called Festival Photo Pass permitting the entry to areas where the audience has no access…

Paskov Mine has won the Golden Gnome for work safety

Paskov Mine has won the Golden Gnome for work safety

5/11/2008

OSTRAVA (11th May 2008) – Staříč Site, Paskov Mine owned by OKD has won with extraordinary safety results the 2007 Zlatý Permon Competition (Golden Gnome Competition) evaluating safety results in mining companies. It won the award over 11 mining companies in its class. The Gnome statue which should, according to the legend, bring help and good luck was handed to the mine management on Friday by Ivo Pěgřímek, Chairman of the Czech Mining Authority…

OKD has joined the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic

OKD has joined the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic

5/4/2008

OSTRAVA (4th May 2008) – At the end of April, OKD has become a regular member of the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (SP ČR). The North Moravian mining company can thus participate in commenting the legal ratification processes or be engaged in tripartite meetings. “Via the Confederation we will also get involved in the preparation works for the Czech presidency over the Council of the European Union,” said Mrs. Petra Mašínová, OKD CPRO…

OKD has joined Mining Union

OKD has joined Mining Union

4/22/2008

OSTRAVA (22nd April 2008) – OKD, joint-stock company, keeps enhancing its open and transparency policy. The most recent act in this field is the cooperation with the Mining Union (MU), a specialized body representing miners, universities, museums and mining equipment manufacturers. “Mining Union’s General Meeting has officially approved the admission of OKD into regular membership last week,” said Petra Mašínová, OKD CPRO, who has also become a MU director…

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