In January-June Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant LLC decreased ore processing by 15.5% YoY, to 573.75 thousand tons.
Ferronickel output dropped by 8.5%, to 32280 tons, or by 18.7%, to 6.1 thousand tons of nickel.
The main reason of the decrease is the work with lower capacity due to the elimination of consequences of the machinery malfunction after capital repair of the ore-smelting furnace No. 1. (Ukrainian metal)