Koksovna Sverma Ostrava
The construction of the Jan Šverma Coking Plant , formerly the Ignát Coking Plant , in Mariánské Hory began in 1890 , i.e. at the time of digging the pit for the future Ignát mine . It was built as an integral part of the mine and was the largest in the entire area at the time. In 1918 , it became an independent enterprise. The original Otto and Koppers and Still system batteries were replaced by the SA type in 1959–1962 and the S1 type in 1967 and 1974 . In 1952, it became part of OKK . Production ended at the end of 2010
All operations moved to recently refurbished Svoboda coke works.
Currently, OKK Koksovny, as has one operation in the city of Ostrava - the Svoboda coke oven . OKK operates four coking batteries with a total number of 210 chambers.
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 800000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
- Coke plant
This plant produces the following type of products:
Sverma coke works (former Ignat plant) were founded in 1890 together with rising Ignat colliery. Soon becomes the largest coke production site in the region.
Production was focused on blast furnace coke mainly.
The plant consisting of 3 batteries and coal washery was shutdown in 2010 for good.