Important dates:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts 01.05.2023
Deadline for receipt of filled registration form  15.08.2023



Astor Garden Hotel



    Ladies and Gentlemen,

    Dear colleagues,

   On behalf of the National Organizing Committee, I am inviting you to participate in the XVII International Conference of the Open and Underwater Mining of Minerals, which will be held from 18 to 22 September 2023 at Astor Garden Hotel, Sts. Constantine and Hlena Resort, Varna, Bulgaria.
    35 years have passed since the first conference on open pit mining of minerals and slope sustainability in the town of Panaguyurishte in 1985,  which is proof of the need to hold this traditional scientific forum. With the inclusion of the thematic area "Underwater mining" the scope of the conference is expanded.
    This forum is a platform for the exchenge of experience and knowledge of experts, scientists and businessmen from around the world, which allows disscussions to be held, presenting innovations, the latest technological developments and production methods in the mining industry and construction. In this context, in addition to discussing scientific and technical issues, the main goal of the conference is to create a basis for new opportunities for the development of science and business.
    We look forward to meeting you at the XVII International Conference of the Open and Underwater Mining of Minerals.

                                                                    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Kremena Dedelyanova

  Chairman of the Scientific and Technical union
  of mining, geology and metallurgy

Ministry of Energy in Bulgaria
Ministry of Economy in Bulgaria
Ministry of Environment and Water in Bulgaria

Federation of the scientific engineering unions in Bulgaria
University of mining and geology "St. Ivan Rilski"
University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy
Bulgarian chamber of mining and geology
University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy
Higher School of Civil Engineering "Lyuben Karavelov"
University of Transport "Todor Kableshkov"
Bulgarian construction chamber
Association "Bulgarian coal mining"

"Andezit" Ltd.
"Andela" JSC
"Assarel Medet" JSC
"Atlas Copco Bulgaria" Ltd
"BT engineering" Ltd.
"Vatija holding" JSC
"Geostroy" JSC
"Geotechmin" Ltd.
"Geotrading" JSC
"Dundee Precious Metals Krumovgrad" EAD
"Ellatzite-med" JSC
"Eskana" JSC
"Zlatna Panega Cement" JSC
"Kaolin" JSC
MDZ "Balsha" JSC
"Minproekt" JSC
"Minstroy Holding" JSC
"Marica Iztok" mines JSC  
"Niproruda" JSC
"Sanrock" Lrd.
"Holcim Karierni Materiali" AD

Journal "Mining and geology"
Journal "Geology and mineral resources"
Newspaper "Rudnichar"
Publishing house "Ore and metals"
Newspaper "Science and society"

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