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Highlights of 17/2009

Created: 4/27/2009
Author: Recorded by: Andy BILLINGHAM, Iveta FIALOVA
Category: 17/2009

New lights at crossings

Two pedestrian crossings, one by the polyclinic and the other by the research building in the U. S. Steel Kosice Public Access Area, were provided with halogen lighting last week. The lights are part of the safety project named Pedestrian Crossing Lighting, and so far these are prototypes of a new form of illumination designed specifically to improve the lighting of pedestrian crossings. The conception and implementation of this project have been the joint task of the Department for Dedicated Technological Equipment Safety and the Metallurgical Plant Electrical Repairs Unit of the Repair Division. The decision to install further lighting will be made by the people in charge after evaluation of experience from the operation of the prototypes.

Saca school to be a further Center for Specialist Education

The new school year 2009/2010 will see three Centers for Specialist Education functioning in Kosice. One of them will be the Secondary Specialist School in Kosice-Saca (formerly the Metallurgical Vocational School), which has been preparing students for selected steelmaking professions in cooperation with U. S. Steel Kosice for several years now. The school will thus become the regional center for specialist education serving the needs of particular branches of the steelmaking industry. In addition to the Saca school there will be Centers for Specialist Education in construction engineering at the Kukucinova Street Specialist School, and in network technologies and informatics at the Ostrovského Street Technical Specialist School in Kosice.

USSK Soccer Championships commence

The U. S. Steel Kosice Soccer Championships, which are part of the USSK Summer Olympic Games, began this Monday, May 4th, with three introductory games at the Saca sportsground. Just like last year, in 2009 the right to hold the precious trophy is being contested by thirteen teams from different plants, departments and subsidiaries, which the organizers have drawn into four groups. The top two teams from each group go through to the quarter-finals. The tournament goes on till May 25th, with the match for 3rd place and then the final on the program. Last year's champions title is being defended by the players from the Tin Mill Division.


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