BUSINESS BRIEFS

Žarnovica gets new plant

TUBEX Slovakia, the construction of which began at the turn of 2005 and 2006 near Žarnovica, is the fourth aluminium processing plant in Slovakia involving the Austrian Group of German international concern CAG.

According to Dušan Greger, mayor of Žarnovica, this will be the biggest aluminium factory producing pipes in Central Europe. The investment is worth Sk100 million (€2.7 million).

Test runs should start this year, and annual production should eventually reach 240 million ready-to-use pipes, the TASR news agency wrote.

Tubex Slovakia will employ 167 people.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Threats have worked. People queued for COVID testing before the official start

The nationwide testing in Slovakia started with four districts in the north. Here is a report from the first day in Orava.

Bardejov

Day two of pilot testing in hardest-hit regions is off to a smoother start

PM Igor Matovič and Health Minister Marek Krajčí are helping the sampling teams, too.

Trstená, the Tvrdošín district

No test, no work. Employees will have to take paid or unpaid leave

Those who will be quarantined with a positive test result will be entitled to pandemic sick leave.

Illustrative stock photo

Autumn holidays change, art schools close too

The ministry will contribute to schools to buy computers and other equipment for distance learning.

Illustrative stock photo