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Roland Junck elected chairman of LIBERTY Ostrava´s Supervisory Board
Roland Junck elected chairman of LIBERTY Ostrava´s Supervisory Board

• Roland Junck, President of LIBERTY Steel Group Europe & UK, elected chairman of the Supervisory Board • Eduard Muřický, Deputy Minister...

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LIBERTY Ostrava restarts Blast Furnace no. 2 following maintenance upgrades
LIBERTY Ostrava restarts Blast Furnace no. 2 following maintenance upgrades

• Restart of Blast Furnace No. 2 highlights the flexibility of the LIBERTY Ostrava business • CZK 44 million of...

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LIBERTY Ostrava receives Government approval to start its journey to carbon neutrality
LIBERTY Ostrava receives Government approval to start its journey to carbon neutrality

Ministry of Environment approves Environmental Impact Assessment for new hybrid furnaces New technology will modernise the plant’s steel-making operations, reducing...

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GFG Alliance appoints Roland Junck to spearhead CN30 drive
GFG Alliance appoints Roland Junck to spearhead CN30 drive

Sustainable industry leader GFG Alliance has appointed Roland Junck as its new global lead for its CN30 programme, responsible for...

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GFG sets out global plans to adjust to post-COVID-19 economy
GFG sets out global plans to adjust to post-COVID-19 economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant, lasting impact on the economies of the countries in which GFG Alliance operates....

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Sanjeev Gupta visit to Liberty Ostrava
Sanjeev Gupta visit to Liberty Ostrava

Ostrava May 28, 2020 – Sanjeev Gupta, executive chairman of the GFG Alliance, has visited LIBERTY Ostrava on his first...

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New fabric filters in LIBERTY Ostrava will reduce dust emissions
New fabric filters in LIBERTY Ostrava will reduce dust emissions

Ostrava May 25, 2020 – LIBERTY Ostrava has launched green technology worth almost CZK 16 million aimed at reducing fugitive...

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LIBERTY Steel Group appoints leading global executive to manage its Primary Steel and Integrated Mining businesses
LIBERTY Steel Group appoints leading global executive to manage its Primary Steel and Integrated Mining businesses

LIBERTY Steel Group has today announced the appointment of Paramjit Kahlon as CEO, Primary Steel and Integrated Mining, LIBERTY Steel...

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75 years have passed this year since Kunčice plants liberation
75 years have passed this year since Kunčice plants liberation

It was 1942 and the then Vítkovice ironworks needed to expand its production premises and so the South plant project...

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60 years have passed since the first wire was rolled at the wire rod mill of the Ostrava steelworks
60 years have passed since the first wire was rolled at the wire rod mill of the Ostrava steelworks

Ostrava, 29 April 2020 – This year marks 60 years since the first wire was rolled out at the Ostrava...

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LIBERTY Ostrava to temporarily idle Blast Furnace No. 2 due to coronavirus market impact
LIBERTY Ostrava to temporarily idle Blast Furnace No. 2 due to coronavirus market impact

Ostrava, April 16, 2020 – After an assessment of market conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, LIBERTY Ostrava has decided...

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LIBERTY Steel Group appoints global leadership team and independent board members
LIBERTY Steel Group appoints global leadership team and independent board members

Newly formed board of directors, chaired by Sanjeev Gupta, to oversee strategy and investment, with an immediate focus on weathering...

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