Assarel-Medet JSC Mining and Processing Complex is the first, biggest and leading Bulgarian company for open pit mining and processing of copper and other types of ores. It is located at 11 km northwest from the town of Panagyurishte and at 90 km east from the capital Sofia.

Schedule (timings are approximate and subject to confirmation)       

Group of maximum 20 participants

08:00 – 10:00 Departure from Sofia Hotel Balkan. Transfer to Assarel-Medet JSC
10:00 Arrival at Assarel-Medet JSC
10:05 – 10:15 Welcome and brief presentation by Executive Director
10:15 – 10:20 Safety briefing in the conference room of Administrative Building 1. Personal safety means are provided.
10:20 – 10:30 Visit of the outdoor company exhibition of retired mining equipment.
10:30 – 11:00 Visit to Assarel Mine dispatch room. Introduction to the state-of-the-art computerized control operational system. Presentation of the technological processes and the implemented mining fleet computerised control system.
11:00 – 11:15 Visit to the Solvent Extraction and Electrowinning Plant for cathode copper production from mine waters.
11:15 Departure from Assarel-Medet JSC
11:30 – 12:00 Visit of the treasure hall hosting the Golden Treasure of Panagyurishte
12:00 – 12:40 Lunch with Assarel-Medet JSC representatives at the Kamengrad hotel restaurant
12:40 Departure from Panagyurishte
15:00 Arrival to Sofia Hotel Balkan