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OKD to merge plants Darkov and Karviná as of January 1, 2015

Beginning January 1, 2015 Czech mining company OKD merges its plants Darkov and Karviná in the company Důlní závod 1. It will also rename companies Důl ČMS to Důlní závod 2 and Důl Paskov to Důlní závod 3. The changes are part of the restructuring launched in 2013 with a goal to make the operation more efficient and support the sustainability of the company’s business. According to OKD Operating Manager Pavel Hadrava, the changes will likely lead to a growth in the productivity and cost cuts.


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