Dundee Precious Metals Chelopech is a Bulgarian company engaged in the mining and primary processing of copper-gold ores from the Chelopech deposit. The Company has been developing the deposit since 2004. The Chelopech Mine is an underground copper-gold mine. The final product of the operations is copper-gold concentrate.
Chelopech is a unique deposit with its mineral composition, size and geological profile. The Chelopech Mine is notable for its modern mining methods, plant and equipment, and the introduction of innovations in all areas of production. The care for the environment and the partnership with the local communities are leading principles in all Company's undertakings.
The employees are the most valuable capital of Chelopech Mining – talented and motivated people who put their heart and soul into making the Company a benchmark performer in the global mining industry. This makes the Chelopech Mine a special place to work.
Chelopech Mining EAD is a company that recognizes its social engagement and importance, and therefore invests not only in production but also in the development of the local municipalities. In 2010, the Chelopech Mine won the Socially Responsible Company Award of the Bulgarian Mining Chamber. In the beginning of 2012, Chelopech Mining EAD won the second prizes in the Investor in Knowledge category for its Private English Language School in Chelopech, and in the Investor in Society category for its investments in the Chelopech and Chavdar municipalities and Karlievo and Tsarkvishte villages at the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum's Annual Awards for Responsible Business. In recognition for its diverse socially responsible projects, Chelopech Mining was awarded with the Engage Award for the highest level of employee involvement and participation in socially beneficial causes.
Adhering to its values – dignity and respect, continuous improvement, environmental responsibility, safety, transparency and community investment, Chelopech Mining makes a valuable contribution to the improvement of the image of the mining industry.