On 7 January, a tragic accident occurred at Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka in the Stefanów Field.
A 36-year-old employee of the Company was killed at the 990-meter level while working on the operation of the railroad. Currently, a police investigation team is working at the site under the supervision of the prosecutor, as well as representatives of the District Mining Authority, whose task will be to determine the detailed causes and course of the incident.
The deceased had more than 10 years of experience working underground. He left behind a wife and orphaned two children.
The Management Board of Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka expresses its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased.
Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A. is a leading hard coal producer in Poland that stands apart from its peers in terms of its modern and efficient mining. It is one of the largest Polish hard coal mines. Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A. chiefly conducts mining operations in terms of hard coal extraction, enrichment and sales. It supplies this raw material mainly to industrial offtakers. Supply contracts are long-term, and the product is sold to the commercial power sector and the industrial power sector.
The company has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since June of 2009. In August 2022, Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A. returned to listing on the WIG-ESG Index.
Since October of 2015 Bogdanka has been a member of the Enea Group, the second largest player on Poland’s electrical power market in terms of the generation of electricity, which manages the entire value chain on the electricity market ranging from fuel to the generation of electricity, distribution, sales (supply) and customer service.