Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Kadan, Bilina
Mining / Quarrying
Mining And Quarrying
Mining Of Coal And Lignite
05 - Mining of coal and lignite

231 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
23 September 2014
Employment effect (start)
23 September 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2014


Czech coal mining firm Severoceske Doly (SD), owned by CEZ, has announced that it will make 350 people redundant by the end of 2014 due to increasing energy and maintenance costs. The dismissals will affect two mines at Kadan (Tusimice) and Bilina. The Board of Directors approved the organizational changes at its meeting at the end of August 2014 as part of reducing the company´s costs by 17%. At the end of 2013, SD employed 3,257 people in the two coal mines and a further 2,000 in its subsidiaries.

Updated, 15-12-2014: As reported, SD is to make redundant 231 people by the end of 2014. The company currently employs 2,923 staff.


  • 15 December 2014: Teplický deník
  • 23 September 2014: Chomutovský deník


Eurofound (2014), Severoceske Doly (SD), Internal restructuring in Czechia, factsheet number 77641, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77641.