Nornickel updating production assets at Kola MMC

Nornickel updating production assets at Kola MMC

January 25, 2022

This year, Nornickel will invest five billion rubles in the renewal of fixed production assets of the Kola MMC. In total, about 2 000 units of equipment and machinery will be delivered.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the first quarter of the year, 14 filter presses are expected to be delivered to the chemical and metallurgical shop. The upgrade will improve the efficiency of metal extraction.

The nickel electrolysis shop production carbonyl department will receive high-pressure receivers, smoke exhausters, tanks and bunkers in the sum of 370 million rubles.

To improve the reliability of the technological process, the enrichment plant will be equipped with additional standby equipment worth 400 million.

In addition, the equipment phased upgrade at the Severny mine continues. This year, the supply of basic mining equipment at the sum of 566 million rubles is expected.

The company will allocate another 250 million for the purchase of 16 units of wheeled and specialized equipment for the improvement of production sites.

In 2022, the costs of the Kola MMC to address environmental issues will increase. A project for the disposal of barrels from fuel and lubricants has already been launched. They are waiting for the delivery of a mobile laboratory for air monitoring.

Nornickel also made a strategic decision to re-equip and expand the fleet of shunting diesel locomotives at the Kola MMC. In total, by 2025, 15 diesel locomotives will be purchased with a total cost of 1.17 billion rubles.

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Text: Maria Sokolova, Photo: Nornickel press service and

January 25, 2022

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