11th May 2017, Burgas – Aurubis Bulgaria, part of leading manufacturer in the metal and copper industry in Europe Aurubis AG, and the biggest private port operator in Bulgaria BMF Port Burgas opened a new Storage Facility for Copper Raw Materials, located at BMF Port Burgas. The new facilities allow the copper concentrates to be transported and stored in confined spaces, the bulk material being treated without loss and scattering, according to the most up-to-date method.
The official presentation of the investment of 15 million euros was attended by minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Mr. Ivaylo Moskovski, Governor of Bourgas Mr. Valcho Cholakov, the representatives of Bourgas municipality Mrs. Chanka Kolarska and Mrs.Veselina Ilieva, as well as the Mayor of Pirdop Mr. Angel Gerov and Mayor of Zlatitsa Mrs. Magdalena Ivanova, chairmen of the municipal councils Mrs. Maria Shentova and Mr. Asen Plahov and other institutions and media representatives who was hosted by Mr. Georgi Domuschiev, Chairman of the Board of the Directors of BMF Port Bourgas, and Mr. Tim Kurth, Executive Director of Aurubis Bulgaria.
“Aurubis is developing our partnership with BMF Port Burgas and is supporting investments to optimize the value-creating solutions in accordance with Our Vision 2025. Like in the most of the corporate projects of Aurubis, the leading point of this project concerns environment improvements.”, said Mr. Tim Kurth, Executive Director of Aurubis Bulgaria during the official opening ceremony.