Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

VSK mining invests Sk500 million in Košice Region

Around Sk500 million (€15.1 million) will be spent cutting out a 4,200-metre-long gallery to reach one of the world's largest deposits of soapstone near the village of Gemerská Poloma in the Košice Region, VSK Mining said on July 13.

According to the investor, its contractor Skanska BS, which began work in November 2006, has so far cut out 300 metres of the gallery, and hopes to complete the work in February 2009.

Geological research has revealed that the deposit contains millions of tonnes of pure soapstone - a raw material for the pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics and paper industries. Mining is expected to begin in three years, with dozens of new jobs created.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Prosecution has found errancies in criminal files related to self-employed farmers

General prosecutor feels that some prosecutors in the east of Slovakia follow their own conscience and opinion and not valid legislation.

General prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár

Begin afresh

I’m not sure if there is a typical Canadian way to get married.

Homophobic banners attributed to Ján Mrva give rise to criminal complaint

The Bratislava Mayoral candidate denies being behind the banners but has not condemned the contents argues NGO.

Ján Mrva

Jaguar will need people from abroad for its Slovakia's plant

HR director Nicci Cook says that she sees women and the long-term unemployed as an untapped resource of the work force for the JLR plant in Nitra.

Nicci Cook