EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Kopalnia Węgla Brunatnego

Kopalnia Węgla Brunatnego

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Lodzki; Lodzkie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Zgierz


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-02-2009
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 5000

Additional Information

The Adamów brown coal mine (Kopalnia Węgla Brunatnego "Adamów") plans to create 5,000 workers with the development of a new strip mine in Zgierz. The company said that this new facility will cover an area of 1,600 hectares and that its deposits will be mined over the coming 35 years. The date of the strip mine's activation was not announced.