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Company nameOKD
Company typejoint stock company
Key peopleKlaus-Dieter Beck, CEO
ProductsHard coal
RevenueEUR 1,34 billion (2010)
Employees17,392 (2010)

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OKD is a major mining company in the Czech Republic, the only producer of hard coal in the country with an annual production of around 11 million tonnes from 4 mines with 23 shafts extracting coal from depths ranging from 600 to 1,100 metres below the surface.).

Its coal is mined in the Ostrava-Karviná district in the southern part of the Upper-Silesian coal basin. The Company produces quality coking and thermal coal for the steel and energy markets in Central Europe.

OKD controls a subsidiary, OKD, HBZS, a.s. (mining rescue service), which pursues activities related to coal mining.

OKD is the largest employer in the Moravian-Silesian Region. In 2010 on average 17,372 people worked for the Company. OKD´s subsidiary OKD, HBZS a.s. provided jobs for almost 200 people.

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