Hristo Kovachki

The Tender for the Bulgarian Part of the "Turkish Stream" is Fixed?

The tender for the design, pipe supplier and contractor of the Bulgarian part of Turkish Stream, although formally not completed, has already had a clear winner. According to the Russian business edition RBK, the contract will be won by Dmitry Pumpanski's "Trumpet Metallurgical Company" (TMK).

Bulgaria MPs Set Up Committee to Investigate Fuels Market, Bobov Dol Mine

Lawmakers have agreed to establish a parliamentary committee that will look into Bulgaria's fuels market, on suspicions that some practices have been distorting competition since 2008.

Abuse of dominant position on behalf of key petrol and diesel retailers will also be a subject of investigation.

Miners Stage Roadblocks over Lack of Layoff Compensation

Nearly a hundred miners staged on Wednesday a blockade of the road linking Burgas and the resort town of Slanchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) by the Black Sea.

A trade union official representing workers at the mine earlier told the Bulgarian National Radio the average value of salaries and layoff compensations owed to each of them was to the tune of BGN 2000 (around EUR 1023).