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Steel tower at Dukla Mine to be replaced by a memorial

Steel tower at Dukla Mine to be replaced by a memorial

4/16/2008

HAVÍŘOV (16th April 2008) – OKD assisted by a specialized company has today knocked down one of the dominant features of the former Dukla Mine – a 56 m high steel hoist tower. Once all the buildings on the premises and in particular the main tower are demolished, the remaining buildings and lands will be used for new projects of RPG Real Estate Group that is preparing the regeneration of the entire site in cooperation with Havířov town. A memorial plate with shaft key data will be located at the place of the hoist tower…

OKD has become the most admired mining company of the year

OKD has become the most admired mining company of the year

4/11/2008

PRAGUE / OSTRAVA (10th April 2008) – OKD has become the most admired mining company of 2008. The company was ranked first in the “Mineral resources mining” category within the competition of 100 most admired Czech companies in 2008 by a committee composed of managers, analysts, representatives of professional bodies and trade unions. It was Petra Mašínová, OKD CPRO, who received the prize today at the competition announcement…

TUR Ostrava 2008 Festival launches new OKD environmental activities

TUR Ostrava 2008 Festival launches new OKD environmental activities

4/10/2008

OSTRAVA (10th April 2008) – TUR Ostrava 2008, a movie festival on sustainable development partnered also by OKD, shall launch the unofficial start-up of OKD’s new activities on the field of ecology and environment protection. The company spends hundreds of millions of Czech crowns every year on reclamation works and restoration of the environment; this amount shall be increased from this year on by further funds from the program “For future” of the newly established OKD Foundation…

OKD will pay out to its employees a quarterly bonus of CZK 4,900 on average

OKD will pay out to its employees a quarterly bonus of CZK 4,900 on average

4/3/2008

OSTRAVA (3rd April 2008) – OKD will pay out to its employees extraordinary quarter bonus at the average amount of CZK 4,900. Miners and other underground workers will get on top of their wages for March CZK 5,200; surface employees will get CZK 4,000. The bonus representing remuneration for the extraordinary efforts of miners and other employees can be paid out by the company thanks to the very good productivity results in the first quarter, said Klaus-Dieter Beck, OKD CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors…

OKD has a new Chief Human Resources Officer, Mrs. Trgiňová wants to restore prestige to the mining industry

OKD has a new Chief Human Resources Officer, Mrs. Trgiňová wants to restore prestige to the mining industry

4/2/2008

OSTRAVA (2nd April 2008) – RNDr. Miloslava Trgiňová (47) has become the Chief Human Resources Officer of OKD; she is also the Vice-Chairwoman of the Board of Directors and Chief Finance Officer of the company. She joined OKD last year coming from Sun Microsystems where she was working as the Central Europe and Austria Manager and the manager of a specialized division for Central and Eastern Europe, Near East and Africa…

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