November 5, 2015, Pirdop – More than 200 representatives of the metallurgical community, the central and local authorities, diplomats and media gathered to celebrate the professional holiday “The Metallurgical day” in Bulgaria. The host of the event this year was the largest copper producer for Southeastern Europe, Aurubis Bulgaria. The celebration of the Metallurgical day goes back to 1963, when the 5th of November was declared a professional day of the Bulgarian metallurgists.
The event was attended by the Vice-Minister of the Energy Zhecho Stankov, the adviser of economic affairs of the Ambassador of Germany Johannes Behrens, the Vice-President of the Bulgarian Industrial Association Kamen Kolev. Hosts of the event were the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Bulgarian Association of the Metallurgical Industry (BAMI) Anton Petrov and the Executive Director of Aurubis Bulgaria Tim Kurth.