New World Resources Plc (‘NWR’ or the ‘Company’) regrets to announce a fatality at the CSM Mine of OKD, a.s. (‘OKD’), its Czech mining subsidiary, which took place on Thursday 29 November.
A 23-year-old employee was fatally injured at the CSM Mine’s preparatory plant.
NWR expresses its deepest condolences to the family, relatives and friends of the deceased employee.
An investigative committee comprising members of the District Mining Authority in Ostrava, CSM Mine management, OKD management, the OKD Trade Unions representatives and the Police of the Czech Republic is now conducting an enquiry into the accident.
The incident had no impact on production.
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New World Resources Plc is one of Central Europe’s leading hard coal and coke producers. NWR produces quality coking and thermal coal for the steel and energy sectors in Central Europe through its subsidiary OKD, the largest hard coal mining company in the Czech Republic. NWR's coke subsidiary OKK, is Europe's largest producer of foundry coke. NWR currently has several development projects in Poland and the Czech Republic, which form part of NWR's regional growth strategy. NWR is a FTSE 250 company, with listings in London, Prague and Warsaw.
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