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OKD Foundation and OKD employees support the families of victims deceased at Handlová Mine


Ostrava (August 12, 2009) – With a deep sorrow, we are expressing our sincerest sympathies with the families of miners who died during the mine tragedy on Monday in Handlová, Slovakia…

Work safety at OKD keeps improving


Ostrava (August 5, 2009) – OKD has achieved another improvement in the field of health and safety protection at work in the first half of 2009 as the injury incidence rate dropped by 21 percent…

OKD Won Award for the Presentation of its Beneficial Activities

OKD Won Award for the Presentation of its Beneficial Activities


PRAGUE / OSTRAVA (June 10, 2009) – The OKD mining company scored in the fourth year of the Czech Award for Public Relations competition where it won the first prize in one of the main categories (Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy). The company won the award for the manner how, in the past year, it presented its endowment, reclamation and other activities beneficial to the general public. On Tuesday night, the award was jointly received in the Prague Marriott Hotel by Petra Mašínová, the OKD Chief Public Relations & Communication Officer, and Vladimír Bystrov of the Bison Rose agency, with which the company collaborated in the preparation of the communication strategy…

For two days, Prague has become the capital city of European mining industry representatives


OSTRAVA (April 28th 2009) – The largest mining companies of all Europe, including companies operating in industrial fields whose existence is dependent on raw materials supplies, will hold discussions in Prague at a Conference “Mineral Resources for Europe” taking place today and tomorrow. This prestigious meeting of experts is organised by Euromines – European Association of Mining Industries in collaboration with Těžební unie – the Czech Mining Association and the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade within the framework of the Czech EU Presidency. The conference is also attended by the representatives of OKD, the north-Moravian mining firm that, as a member of the Board of Euromines and of the Czech Mining Association, is one of the organisers of the event…

OKD succeeds in “Golden Semicolon“ prestigious contest


OSTRAVA (16 April 2009) – OKD, the mining company, gained a few significant Awards in the nationwide contest of “Golden Semicolon 2008”, which is considered by experts to be the most prestigious Award for corporate printed matters and Internet websites. The OKD Foundation publication ranked as the second winner in the Corporate Profile contest category, and the Contest Jury awarded special Certificates to the Horník weekly, Internet website of and Annual Report for their quality. On Thursday evening, the Awards were received by Petra Mašínová, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of OKD Foundation and Chief PR and Communication Officer of OKD…