During his two-day visit to the Moravian-Silesian Region, Andrej Babiš, Finance Minister of the Czech Republic visited our company.
A detailed re-accreditation audit of all testing methods was carried out in VÍTKOVICE STEEL Testing Laboratories. Based on its successful results, the laboratory has been granted an accreditation certificate by the Czech Accreditation Institute for a period of five years. VÍTKOVICE STEEL Testing Laboratories carry out mainly mechanical testing of metal materials focused on the product range manufactured in VÍTKOVICE STEEL, such as heavy plates, sheet piles and cut shapes.
The Children's Hospice Care Centre was opened on the premises of a former preschool in Ostrava-Zabreh on Gurtjevova Street. It provides comprehensive services for terminally-ill child patients who need palliative care, for whom if hospice services are absent, would have had to remain in a hospital or other medical facility.
The Ostrava zoo offers a new interactive exposition called Butterfly Meadow, warning the visitors of the rapid decrease in the number of butterflies in nature. At the same time the exposition teaches the visitors what is necessary to preclude the extinction of this beautiful species of insects.
The signing and award of donation pledges to successful applicants for financial support under Call I 2015 took place today in the Ostrava MERCURE Hotel. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the VÍTKOVICE STEEL Charity Fund (hereafter as the “Charity Fund”) Dmitry Ščuka and a board member of the Charity Fund Hana Hoblíková awarded representatives of organizations and individuals from the Moravian-Silesian Region as well as the employees of VÍTKOVICE STEEL, a.s.
In the center of Pilsen on May 1st, 2015, a memorial was unveiled dedicated to the American General George Patton, whose troops entered the city on May 6th, 1945, and liberated it. The memorial was presented by the members of the Pilsen city council, Patton’s grandson George Patton Waters, politicians and representatives of the US Embassy.