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VSŽ records net income of 1.3. billion Sk

VSŽ Inc., the steel mill in Košice, registered a non-consolidated net income of 1.3 billion Sk for 1996, 100 million Sk higher than in 1995, company officials announced. VSŽ Oceľ contributed the most to the gain. After a recession in the second half of 1995 and the beginning of 1996, the world steel market recovered, which helped VSŽ export 70 percent of its output outside the Slovak and Czech Republics.

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Refurbishment of Trnavské Mýto has started

The facelift of the underpass crossing should be completed by summer. Fate of nearby Istropolis still not known

Reconstruction of Trnavské Mýto underpass started.

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The recent Bratislava summit raised some suggestions on solving the problem, but it will be a long process.

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Historically first ex-ministers were sentenced for the bulletin-board tender

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L-R: Marian Janušek is ianugurated as replacing Igor Štefanov in post of construction minister, April 2009.

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