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Pernik

(pĕr`nĭk), city (1993 pop. 91,075), W Bulgaria, on the Struma River. The industrial center of a coal-mining region, it has iron and steel smelters, glassworks, and power plants. Pernik is linked by rail with Sofia and Greece. It was known as Dimitrovo from 1949 to 1962.

Pernik

 

a city in Bulgaria, located in an intermontane basin on the Struma River, southwest of Sofia; capital of Pernik District. Population, 84,000 (1974). Pernik is a major rail junction and a leading center of heavy industry with close production ties with Sofia. Industries include the mining of brown coal and the generating of electric power, which is produced at the Republika and Pernik Thermoelectric Power Plants. Other industries are ferrous metallurgy (the Lenin Steel Works) and the manufacture of mining equipment and other machinery. Pernik also has enterprises that produce glass and pectin.

Pernik

an industrial town in W Bulgaria, on the Struma River. Pop.: 84 000 (2005 est.)
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aThis latest investment in the Pernik production facility will increase manufacturing floor space by 150% and will more than double the capacity of the tool room,a according to the statement.
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The subject of the contract covers the provision of after-warranty full servicing and repair of the official vehicles of the agency for social assistance, provided for use by - and within the territory of pernik district, including: complete servicing and maintenance, including prevention , diagnostics, repair, supply and installation of spare parts and consumables, replacement of tires, external or internal washing and performance of obligatory annual technical inspection of motor vehicles stances owned by the agency for social assistance provided for the use of sard-pernik and dps on the territory of pernik, for a period of 24 (twenty four) months.
She informed that the project for the regional landfill near Pernik had a price tag of BGN 20 M and was being financed under operational program Environment 2007-2013.
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Contract award notice: Winter maintenance and snow cleaning of the municipal roads - iv-class road network in the municipality of pernik.
Speaking in Pernik, where she met with Pernik District Governor Mihail Mihaylov, Terzieva insisted that the people and businesses were feeling the beneficial impact of the policy of the outgoing socialist-led government on the reconstruction of small roads across the country.