The coke production plant was built in Radlin in 1911 as a branch of the "Emma" Mine. The company became independent nine years later, but retained its former name "Koksownia Kopalni Emma".
In the years 1996-2000, both PTU-57 batteries, i.e. I and II, were renovated in a pipeline system, with partial replacement of the fuel gas installation, side and top fittings. The second stage of modernization, including the construction of a new coking battery with accompanying facilities: coal carriers with transfer stations, a coal tower, furnace machines with tracks, a coke chute, a coke sorting plant with transfer stations, was started in 2006. The ceremonial lighting of the new battery No. I-bis took place in June 2008. As part of the modernization, the biological sewage treatment plant was also renovated and other facilities were built, such as: pipelines, tanks, roads, access roads, access roads and yards, tar and benzol filling installations for tankers and road tankers.
Construction of a heat and power plant at Koksownia Radlin
As part of the improvement of energy efficiency at JSW KOKS SA, the construction of a power unit fired with coke oven gas is underway at Koksownia Radlin, owned by JSW KOKS SA.
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 850000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
- Coke plant
This plant produces the following type of products:
In 1883 pit “Mauve” was deepened in southern part of small town Radlin, which set the foundations of current KWK Marcel colliery.
Due to increasing coal production a coking plant was build here in 1911. In 1920 became the coking plant became independent and named “Koksownia Radlin” since 1950.
Nowadays four batteries are situated here, two old (from 40´s) and two new (built in 2006).
From January 2010 only the modern part will stay active.
Brand new batteries no.1 and no.2 were inaugurated in the middle of 2008