Tag: bucim
Economy 02.10.22 | 10:06

Key mining companies are shutting down as they lose the fight against high energy prices

Two key pillars of the Macedonian mining industry have shut down due to spiking energy prices. First to go was the Bucim copper mine near Radovis, which shut down in the first half of September. Now a major smelter, FENI, which processes nickel near Kavadarci, announced that has begun the week long process...

Macedonia 14.10.21 | 12:52

Day of mourning in Radovis for the two mountain climbers killed in a copper mine accident

The city of Radovis declared a day of mourning for the two mountain climbers who died while working at the Bucim copper mine. Zoran Majstorski (45) and Dragan Staniskov (20) were killed during an accident, while cleaning a 25 meters high silo yesterday. Work at the site is stopped as investigators are...

Macedonia 13.10.21 | 16:50

Two climbers killed in an accident in the Bucim copper mine

Two mountain climbers were killed in the Bucim copper mine near Radovis this morning, while they were cleaning an inaccessible silo. The two men were members of the Ploca climbing club, who were hired by the mine. Bucim management did not reveal details about the nature of the accident. Prosecutors and...

Macedonia 06.02.19 | 11:16

Miner dies in Bucim copper mine accident

A 50 year old miner was killed in an accident in the Bucim copper mine near Radovis. The Radovis local died this morning, after falling from a great height. Emergency response teams could not help the man, who died on the spot. Police teams are investigating the cause of the fatal accident.