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UPDATE 1-Poland scraps mine closure plan opposed by coal unions

Jul 28 2020

WARSAW, July 28 Poland's government on Tuesday scrapped a plan to close two mines owned by the country's biggest coal producer PGG, following opposition from trade unions during protracted talks.

Poland's PGG holds talks with trade unions on mine closure plan

Jul 28 2020

WARSAW Poland's biggest coal producer PGG started talks on Tuesday with trade unions on a package of mine closures and pay cuts, measures the company said were designed to help it overcome the effects of the coronavirus crises.

Poland's PGG holds talks with trade unions on mine closure plan

Jul 28 2020

WARSAW, July 28 Poland's biggest coal producer PGG started talks on Tuesday with trade unions on a package of mine closures and pay cuts, measures the company said were designed to help it overcome the effects of the coronavirus crises.

Poland plans cuts in coal mining as coronavirus crisis hits demand

Jul 27 2020

WARSAW Poland's biggest coal producer, state-run PGG, plans to restructure mines and temporarily cut miners' salaries as part of a rescue plan designed to help the company survive the coronavirus crisis, the state assets ministry said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Poland plans cuts in coal mining as coronavirus crisis hits demand

Jul 27 2020

WARSAW, July 27 Poland's biggest coal producer, state-run PGG, plans to restructure mines and temporarily cut miners' salaries as part of a rescue plan designed to help the company survive the coronavirus crisis, the state assets ministry said on Monday.

Poland halts work at 12 coal mines to curb COVID-19, angering union

Jun 08 2020

WARSAW Poland will close 12 coal mines from Tuesday for three weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus among miners, Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin said on Monday.

Exclusive: COVID-19 pushes Poland to accelerate exit from ailing coal - sources

Jun 02 2020

WARSAW Poland, the European Union's biggest hard coal producer, is considering closing at least three mines in coming months as the coronavirus pandemic forces it to accelerate its exit from the sector, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Poland's JSW banks on hotter coking coal prices for support

May 22 2020

WARSAW State-run JSW said it had increased output of coking coal and should benefit from a price upturn once an easing of lockdowns stimulates demand, as it sought to reassure investors following a first-quarter loss and a more than 5% share price fall.

Poland, Russia to cut decades-old gas transit ties

May 15 2020

MOSCOW/WARSAW, May 15 A gas transit deal between Russia and Poland that expires later this month will not be renewed, Russia's Gazprom said, as Warsaw aligns its energy regulations with European Union rules and curbs its decades-old dependence on Russian fuel.

Polish Senate rejects postal election rules ahead of May 10 ballot

May 05 2020

WARSAW The Polish Senate on Tuesday rejected a government proposal to conduct a presidential election scheduled for May 10 as a postal ballot because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a widely anticipated hurdle for the ruling nationalists.

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