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Agri Management Tour to Polish LIME Stone Production

  • Destination: Poland

Poland is a country rich in mineral resources. The limestone deposits of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship are of particular importance. They are used mainly in lime and cement industry. The region has lime mines with the largest output in the country: Ostrówka (4.1 million tonnes) and Trzuskawica (3.4 million tonnes). The mine in Bukowa comes fourth with an output of 1.6 million tonnes. The second place in the country in the extraction of lime belongs to the mine in Gliniany-Duranów(4.1 million tons), which supplies this mineral to the cement plant in Ożarów.

Lime industry, is concentrated mainly in the south of the country, where limestone and marlstone deposits are quite common. Unlike cement industry, however, lime industry is represented by a large number of small businesses. Lime industry is most developed in the Opolskie Voivodeship as well as in the Malopolskie, Śląskie and Lubuskie Voivodeships.

According to CSO data, total sold production of manufacture of non-metallic products in the period of January-November 2012 amounted to PLN 40 778.9 milion. In this period enterprises operating in this sector employed an average of 112 thousand people, and the average wages were PLN 3 677.41.

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Day 1

Day 1 | Warsaw ( / / D ) 

— Arrival to Warsaw.
— All tour members meet with the tour guide and be transferred by coach to the city centre.
— This day enjoy Warsaw city tour taking in many well-known landmarks.
— Feel the culture of Poland at authentic Polish restaurants with national cuisine, beverages and folk music.
Representative of Polish Lime Producers Association join the dinner and present information about Polish beef market.
— Check in the hotel.

Day 2

Day 2 | Krakow (B/L/D) 

07:00 — Breakfast at the hotel
08:00 — Check out of the hotel
10:00 — Visiting group of companies with the experience in lime products manufacturing. More than 550 employees, 5 production plants in Poland. Roots of the company date back to the nineteenth century, when in 1889 from small factory in Belgium. Today company is a world leading manufacturer of lime, dolomite and minerals. In Poland, company operates on three subjects systems in 5 production sites, more than 550 people. In a result, more than 20 years of investment in the development of national industry of limestone production.
12:00 — Lunch at the restaurant.
14:00 — Meeting with the representative of a daughter company of a multinational concern, with its sales office seated in Warsaw. During 20 years of presence of Omya company on Polish market it has succeeded in becoming a vibrant, buoyant enterprise, with production plants and warehouses located throughout Poland.
16:00 — Leave to Krakow
20:00 — Check in the hotel

Day 3

Day 3 | Krakow (B/L/D ) 

07:00 — Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 — Meeting with the representative of leading manufacturer of products based on limestone. Company has operations in more than 30 locations, mainly in the region around the Baltic Sea. The company produces lime fertilizers.
12:00 — Lunch on the way.
13:00 — Transfer to technical visits
15:00 — Visit company producer of lime fertilizers.
16:00 — Transfer back to Krakow
19:00 — Dinner at the restaurant.

Day 4

Day 4 | Krakow (B// ) 

— Breakfast at the hotel.
— Check out of the hotel.
— Transfer to the airport
— Register.
— Departure.

Conditions for participation and registration
  • The price includes:
    – Full business program;
    – 3 night’s hotel accommodation;
    – Meals indicated in the program;
    – Professional English translation during all the visits;
    – Cultural program: sigtseeings indicated in the program;
    – Set of information materials;
    – Prompt responses to any questions!
    – Throughout the Management tour you are accompanied by
    representatives of InConventus company, which guarantee a
    high level of service and compliance the actual program of
    the visit, stated in the itinerary.
  • Not included:
    – International and domestic flights;
    – Insurance

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