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Katowicki Holding Węglowy

Katowicki Holding Węglowy

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy


Sector: Mining / quarrying
Mining and quarrying
05 - Mining of coal and lignite

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 31-01-2007
Planned Job Reductions min: 1700
Planned Job Reductions max: 1700
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2007
Planned Job Creation: 1700

Additional Information

Katowicki Holding Węglowy, a mining company, will hire 1,700 workers in 2007 to replace employees leaving work on health and age grounds. It is estimated that the Polish coal mining sector will hire some 4,500 persons throughout 2007.