Reducing unit costs in mining. Visit to Chelopech mine in Bulgaria. March 2017

A delegation of 20 executives of large mining companies in Russia and Kazakhstan visited an underground gold mine, a concentrating mill and an analytical chemical laboratory at Chelopech in Bulgaria owned by the Canadian company Dundee Precious Metals. Participants of the seminar were able to witness first-hand the breakthrough mine automation technologies being implemented. As part of the event, representatives of SRK, Dassault Systemes, Siemens, Metso, Sandvik Mining, ABB and a Bulgarian innovator V. Bonev spoke in detail about their projects and equipment, which were implemented in Chelopech, alongside latest developments in mining and ore enrichment.

Photo: visiting Chelopech site.

Photo: AlynAlmas visiting Chelopech enrichment plant.