Representatives of non-profit organizations and private persons from the Moravian-Silesian Region gathered December 16, 2014 in the Ostrava MERCURE Hotel with the management of the VÍTKOVICE STEEL Charity Fund (VSCF) to sign donation agreements to fund their projects. Based on the VSCF call 160 applications were filed, of which the Fund Board of Directors selected 24 projects to receive a total of 6.2 million CZK. A total of 6.7 million crowns were divided into 36 projects together with twelve Employee Projects amounting to 474,000 crowns to provide support in the Moravian-Silesian Region.
The General Meeting of VÍTKOVICE STEEL, a.s. (thereafter „the Company“) has taken a decision to discontinue the investment into the secondary dedusting system of its steel shop convertor hall. The dedusting system is required by the integrated permit, valid until September 30, 2015. (note: integrated permit is issued by the Moravian-Silesian Region Government and is necessary for the operation of a source of pollution in an urban area). The Company’s shareholders have instructed the management of the Company to prepare a plan for the termination of operation of the Steel Shop production center. The plan should particularly minimize the influence the decision may have on the employment rate within the region as well as respect the supplier-customer relationships as well as the. The decision will have minimum impact on other production centers of the company.
On April 3, 2014 a group of private investors purchased from EVRAZ plc 100% of shares of EVRAZ VÍTKOVICE STEEL, a.s.
Dmitrij Ščuka, Chairman of EVRAZ Vítkovice Steel officially presented a phototherapy lamp for treatment of neonatal jaundice to the children’s ward of the Municipal Hospital in Ostrava (MNO). Dr. Tomáš Nykel, Director of MNO accepted the donation in the amount of CZK 60,000, which comes from the ice hockey wager made in October of last year between representatives of EVRAZ Vítkovice Steel, a.s. and TŘINECKÉ ŽELEZÁRNY, a.s.
The company EVRAZ Vítkovice Steel, a.s. and the ZO OS KOVO Vítkovice Ocelárna a Válcovny trade union negotiated an annex to the Collective agreement.
EVRAZ plc (LSE: EVR) today releases its operational results for the fourth quarter of 2013 and full year of 2013.