The lead and zinc ore exploration, extraction and processing, and the disposal of mining waste are done by applying the best practices and leading technologies for sustainable environmental protection, storage and improvement for future generations.
Our main objective is to maintain a high environmental standard with efficient, complete and full recovery of mineral raw materials and reasonable and efficient consumption of resources, such as water, energy, raw materials and supplies.
We strive to develop and maintain the basic principles of environmental management systems, health and safety of people, in accordance with the internationally recognized standards, the voluntary practices of our companies and in accordance with the Bulgarian and European legislation.
We perform periodic and continuous monitoring of the emissions into the ambient air from our production plants, the wastewater, soils, environmental noise emissions and waste. The monitoring results help us to assess our progress on different environmental objectives and tasks. This allows us to improve our performance and minimize the environmental impact of our business.
In order to achieve sustainable results, we have developed and implemented major investment programs for environmental protection in all companies of our holding organization. The implemented activities report improved production conditions and less impact on the environment.
We are constantly striving to improve the culture of our employees in terms of environmental protection, while strictly complying with all legal requirements, international standards and criteria.
The main priorities we follow are:
To meet the priorities, the companies in our holding organization apply the following principles:
Following our motto "In harmony with nature!" we are building a name and achieving success by developing a socially and environmentally responsible business, with a lot of care for people's health and safety and for the protection of the environment.