EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

KGHM

Company/Organisation:
KGHM

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Wroclaw; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Wrocław

Company

Sector: Mining / quarrying
Mining and quarrying
07 - Mining of metal ores

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-02-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Kombinat Górniczo-Hutniczy Miedzi (KGHM), the copper mining and processing group, plans to establish a European Technological Institute in Wrocław. The Institute, modeled after American research and development centres, will study the extraction and processing of copper, rhenium, cobalt, and molybdenum, cooperating with approximately 2,000 scientists and researchers.