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Fatality at Karviná Mine


New World Resources Plc (‘NWR’ or the ‘Company’) regrets to announce a fatality at the Karvina Mine of OKD, a.s. (‘OKD’), its Czech mining subsidiary. On Wednesday 21 May a 46-year-old worker died approximately 1,000 metres underground.

NWR expresses its deepest condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the deceased worker.

An investigative committee comprising members of the District Mining Authority in Ostrava, Karvina Mine management, OKD management, the OKD Trade Unions representatives, and the Police of the Czech Republic is now conducting an enquiry into the accident.

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New World Resources Plc is a Central European hard coal producer. 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.

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