Geotrading AD Participates in Doors Open Day at the University of Mining and Geology


Geotrading AD, which is part of the GEOTECHMIN Group, participated in the Doors Open Day hosted by the St. Ivan Rilski University of Mining and Geology (UMG) on 14 May 2021 at the University garden. The event was held to stimulate interest among children and young people in the various programmes offered by the higher education establishment and to raise awareness about the professional avenues in which one might find employment after completing their studies there. The Rector of the UMG, Prof. Ivaylo Koprev, PhD, engineer, inaugurated the event. Geotrading AD’s representative at the Doors Open Day was Ivan Vutov, PhD, engineer, the Chair of the company’s Board of Directors.

The teams of Geotechmin OOD and Geotrading AD had prepared a special raffle organised around questions about the mineral and raw material industry. The stands of the Group were visited by pupils from Sofia and the Vocational School at the town of Zlatitsa. Geotrading AD has partnered with companies Ellatzite-Med AD , Geostroy AD and the school to implement a dual education project.

Over 600 children and young people participated in the Doors Open Day and witnessed how mining science works in practice, getting to observe interesting experiments, including a ‘blast’ simulation, as well as ore mine models demonstrating the digitalisation process among others.