The JSW Group is the largest producer of high-quality hard (type 35) coking coal and a major producer of coke in the European Union.
Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A. was established on 1 April 1993 as one of seven coal companies founded at that time. It consisted of 7 independently operating mining enterprises transformed into a wholly owned company of the State Treasury.
JSW is composed of 4 mines producing coking coal and steam coal: Borynia-Zofiówka-Jastrzębie, Budryk, Knurów-Szczygłowice and Pniówek, and Zakład Wsparcia Produkcji. Major associates of JSW S.A. include: JSW KOKS S.A., Jastrzębskie Zakłady Remontowe Sp. z o.o., Jastrzębska Spółka Kolejowa Sp. z o.o., JSW Innowacje and JSW Szkolenie i Górnictwo Sp. z o.o.
10,7 million tonnes of coking coal and 4.1 million tonnes of coal for energy purposes was excavated in the mines of JSW S.A. in 2017. Coking plants belonging to JSW S.A. produced 3.5 million tonnes of coke in 2017.
The Group is one of the largest employers in Poland with more than 26,4 thousand employees, of whom more than 20 thousand work for Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.