Locked content PLN 350 mln for Silesia railway revamp

Polish Railway operator PKP PLK has announced a tender for refurbishing railway lines in Upper Silesia. The estimated value of the work is PLN 350 million, the operator stated. The refurbishment will be carried out in the “Design & Build” system. The renovation is to increase the speed of cargo ...

Locked content Poland to build more coal mines

In a move which bucks the global trends, Poland will build/restitute two coal plants for some PLN 6.8 billion combined, according to a new government plan for the Silesia region. One mine, where coking coal will be extracted, will be built on an infrastructure of one of the mines closed in years 199...

Locked content Silesia offers free transport due to smog

Public transport will be free in the Silesia agglomeration on Thursday, due to the alarmingly high smog levels. Passengers need to produce a valid car registration and an ID to be eligible for fare-free transit. Free public transport is only a small step in fighting smog, stressed the representative...

Locked content Gov’t to build electrical power and heating plant in Silesia

The governmental Industrial Development Agency (ARP) and state-controlled energy company, JSW Koks will construct an electrical power and heating plant worth PLN 185 million in Radlin (Upper Silesia). “The government’s priority is to support industry in Silesia. The new role of the ARP f...

Locked content Kompania Węglowa will build new power plant

  Coal mining company Kompania Węglowa has come to terms with Mitsui to build a new power plant in the town of Wola in Silesian Voivodship. The construction is to begin in 2016 and the entire project will cost PLN 6 billion. This will be the first investment in Poland utilizing “project f...