Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Žilina factory connected to SNS’s Slota gets building permit

Construction of a plant for production of styrofoam insulation in Žilina may now proceed as the company, Slovben, which is connected to the children of the Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Ján Slota and which began construction without a building permit, has now been granted one, the SITA newswire wrote.

Construction of a plant for production of styrofoam insulation in Žilina may now proceed as the company, Slovben, which is connected to the children of the Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Ján Slota and which began construction without a building permit, has now been granted one, the SITA newswire wrote.

Žilina city council spokesperson Martin Barcík informed SITA that during the proceedings on legalisation of the construction, it was not proven that the project contradicted public interest. Originally, Slovben was penalised by the State Construction Inspection for beginning construction without a building permit.

The company could be ordered to pay a fine of as much as €166,000 for violation of the construction law. However, what fine the company received is not publicly known at this point. The SITA news agency could not confirm, either, whether the company will pay the fine or whether it will appeal the decision.

Slovben's authorized representative is Slota's step-daughter Alžbeta Porubcová. His sons Ján and Pavol are members of the board of directors of the company SH+ which will operate the plant. The State Construction Supervision found in March that the construction was launched without any building permit. After the authorities warned the investor in March, the project was halted. SITA

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

Top stories

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.