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OKD will merge management of Lazy Mine and ČSA Mine

OKD will merge management of Lazy Mine and ČSA Mine

3/31/2008

Ostrava, 31st March 2008 – OKD will merge the management at Lazy Mine and ČSA Mine that are mining coal under Karviná and Orlová at the beginning of April. Both mines will operate under the new name of Karviná Mine. The united management structure should improve mutual coordination and improve coal production efficiency as well as safety conditions for miners. “It is a logical outcome of cooperation of both mines that were interconnected underground years ago. There will be no changes in the underground operations, we also maintain the planned coal production level as well,” stated Klaus-Dieter Beck, OKD CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors…

Klaus-Dieter Beck, OKD CEO, receives prestigious awards

Klaus-Dieter Beck, OKD CEO, receives prestigious awards

3/20/2008

Prague, 20th March 2008 – Mr. Klaus-Dieter Beck, OKD CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, has received the prestigious mining award – Georgius Agricola Medal – from the hands of Roman Makarius, Chairman of the Czech Mining Authority. Josef Kasper, General Manager of ČSM Mine, has received the same award. These awards are conferred by the Czech Mining Authority and the Czech Ministry of Industry to prominent individuals rendering outstanding services to the development of mining industry…

First new roadheader for gateroad development will improve working environment in Darkov Mine

First new roadheader for gateroad development will improve working environment in Darkov Mine

3/13/2008

Ostrava (March 13, 2008) – The first new CZK 85 mil road header MR 340 Ex-S of Swedish company Sandvik will significantly improve the working environment of miners at Darkov Mine. This roadheader is the first delivered piece of the overall investment under the POP 2010 project that will provide new machines and equipment of world parameters to mines of OKD. „In comparison with currently used roadheaders, this one has much more cutting power and due to its electronic features operate easier and monitor the performance remotely”, explained POP 2010 project manager Mr. Richard Pavlík…

The OKD Foundation Will Mainly Support the Region, OKD Will Provide CZK 73 Million in Funding

The OKD Foundation Will Mainly Support the Region, OKD Will Provide CZK 73 Million in Funding

3/4/2008

Ostrava (March 4th, 2008) – The new OKD Foundation, established earlier this year by the joint-stock company OKD, will provide long-term support mainly to the best and most needed project in the Moravian-Silesian Region. As its founder, OKD will allocate CZK 73 million to the foundation this year, but there will be other sponsors as well, including NWR, RPG RE and OKD Doprava. The foundation will sponsor mainly health care and social project, regional and environmental development and programmes in support of education, culture and social life. The foundation’s “niche specialty” will consist in supporting non-profit organizations looking for subsidies from the European Union…

A Change in the Management of OKD Incorporated

2/28/2008

OSTRAVA (February 28, 2008) –  Today the Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO-Chief Executive Director of the company OKD Dr.-Ing. Klaus-Dieter Beck, has removed   PhDr. Jiřina Ledvinová at her own request from the position of Director of the Department of Human Resources. A reason for the resignation were different opinions to the strategy of the personnel development of the Company. “We wish Mrs. Ledvinová all the best and a lot of success in her further professional life,“ said the Chief Executive Office and Chairman of the Board of Directors of  OKD,  Dr.-Ing Klaus-Dieter Beck…

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