EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Karbonia PL

Karbonia PL

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Rybnicko-jastrzebski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Dębieńsko


Sector: Mining / quarrying
Mining and quarrying
05 - Mining of coal and lignite
Group: New World Resources

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-06-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013
Planned Job Creation: 3000

Additional Information

In February 2008 Karbonia PL, a subsidiary of New World Resources (NWR), a Dutch energy holding company, applied for licence to mine coal in Dębieńsko. NWR expects to start construction of a new coal mine in 2008 and continue for five years. The mine is expected to create 3,000 new jobs and produce 4 million tons of coal a year.