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Poland sends condolences after Malaysian plane crash

Polish President Bronisław Komorowski sent condolences to Malaysia’s King Abdul Halim after the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. “The circumstances of the air disaster call for explanation as soon as possible,” he wrote.
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KGHM: first production at Sierra Gorda this month

Poland’s copper and silver mining giant KGHM expects the first volumes of copper concentrate to come out of its Sierra Gorda mine in Chile this July, the company’s CEO Herbert Wirth was quoted as saying by the Polish Press Agency.
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Half billion PLN in losses due to agricultural piracy

In the last four years, Poland’s national budget might have lost as much as half a billion PLN due to illegal use of state-owned farmland. The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has released a report regarding agricultural piracy, which concerns appropriation of state-owned land and collecting subsidies fro...
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Alumetal plans production in Hungary

Aluminum products maker Alumetal plans to launch a factory in Hungary, the company’s CEO Szymon Adamczyk was quoted as saying by the Polish Press Agency. The firm wants to obtain a PLN 30-35 million EU subsidy for the purpose.
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Deloitte: 47% of Polish firms want to spend more on R&D

As many as 47 percent of Polish companies are planning to increase their R&D spending over the next two years according to a report by advisory Deloitte. The average for companies in the entire Central European region for the same time period is 41 percent. When asked about their five-year inve...
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Chemical leak in Kozienice power plant

About nine cubic meters of chemical called mazut leaked out from one of the boilers in the Kozienice power plant belonging to energy group Enea on Wednesday. The company has said that the leakage was quickly discovered.
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Tusk to become European Council head?

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk is seen as a possible candidate for the position of European Council president, according to sources quoted by Rzeczpospolita. His candidacy has reportedly  been put forward by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.