Locked content PKP chooses Torpol for latest project worth PLN 149 million

Poland’s railroad operator PKP PLK has awarded a tender worth PLN 149 million to railroad and tram producer Torpol for revitalization of the Szczecinek–Runowo Pomorskie railway line, the company said in a press statement on Friday. “The terms of construction indicated in the submitted offer wa...

Locked content Education Minister outlines phasing in of new school system

Anna Zalewska, Poland’s education minister, confirmed that middle schools (Polish: gimnazjum), in their current form in Poland, would cease to exist, but that the process would be implemented gradually, beginning in September of 2017. The minister was speaking in an interview with Polish Radio on Fr...

Locked content Poland’s national chamber of commerce to work closely with Iran

The National Chamber of Commerce of Poland (known as KIG) announced in a press release on Thursday that it will embark on an economic mission to Tehran during the first week of March of this year in order to connect Polish enterprises with potential Iranian partners. The mission will also consist of...

Locked content Morawiecki signs agreement to continue work with GE

Poland’s Minister of Economic Development and Finance, Mateusz Morawiecki, has signed an agreement for strategic cooperation with American conglomerate General Electric (GE), the Minister announced to reporters on Thursday. “It’s about supporting the development of the Polish economy and indus...

Locked content LOT will add direct flights to Kazakhstan

LOT Polish Airways will begin flying passengers directly to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, in May of this year, the company announced on Thursday. It is part of the airline’s strategy of profitable growth, called “LOT 2020.” “The first flight from Warsaw to Astana is scheduled for May 8 […] the ...

Locked content PKN Orlen lays out capital expenditure plans for 2017

PKN Orlen, which operates six refineries in Poland, Lithuania and the Czech Republic and also conducts mining operations in Canada, will increase its capital expenditures in 2017, in comparison to 2016, the company said in a press statement on Thursday. It will invest PLN 3.3 billion in development ...

Locked content PGO purchases Kopex

Polish foundry group Polska Grupa Odlewnicza (PGO) has acquired 100 percent of Kopex Foundry, paying a total of PLN 7 million, Polish Foundry stated in a press release on Thursday. PGO indicated that it felt the move would allow it to expand its operations. “As a result of the transaction, PGO [has ...