Today, at 08:45 AM, at defect in the pipeline cover occurred at Bucim mine. This defect caused a temporary leakage of a small amount of flotation tailings into the Topolnicka River.
The mine’s expert teams reacted immediately to repair the defect. The leakage was stopped and the situation was normalized. The defect has been resolved, the riverbed of the Topolnicka River has also been cleaned.
In addition, acting in accordance with the provisions of the Law on Environmental Protection and IPPC permit,the responsible authorities were notified and informed by the State Environmental Inspectorate (SEI). An on-site inspection is currently underway by the SEI.