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Brown Coal Research Institute, Inc.

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About us

The Brown Coal Research Institute, Inc. was founded in Most in 1953 as a special organization of the coal mines in the North Bohemian brown-coal basin for solving complex problems of development, in particular quarry mining of brown coal. The institute was registered as a stock company in the commercial register on 1st May 1992. The main shareholders are the two most important brown-coal companies - Vršanská Uhelná, Inc. (44.580%) and Severočeské doly Chomutov (North Bohemian Mines, Inc. Chomutov) (44.582%).

ČIn recent years, the company's activities have been focused on tackling new ecological ways of treatment and use of coal, including the use of brown coal incineration and desulfurization products, and on addressing the issues of protection and creation of work and living environment of the basin districts of the North Bohemian Region.

Based on the requirements and needs of customers, the range of activities has been extended from the field of applied research to the activities of expert, engineering consultancy, design and construction work, investor and service activities.

The activities of the company led also to the expansion of activities in the area of testing and activities of the accredited laboratories. In 1999, the company was granted permission to perform the state testing in the area of product certification from combustion products. Since 2000 the company has been providing the operation of the Ecological centre in Most for the area of the Krušné hory as an open information centre on the state of the environment in Northern Bohemia, which activity was extended to Kralupy nad Vltavou (Ecological centre Kralupy nad Vltavou) in the year 2006.

ImageThe Brown Coal Research Institute, Inc. has been a holder of the ISO 9001 certificate since 2002 and is able to continuously provide the services and products in accordance with the relevant customer regulations and requirements.

The company is also proud to be a Company Checked by Certificate that is awarded to companies that have no negative feedback from their clients and business partners.