Russia: RCC takes part in Raw Materials Dialogue

The Russian Copper Company presented its Smart Copper corporate production standard at the 1st Russian-UK Raw Materials Dialogue Trust and Cooperation – the Major Elements of Sustainable Development in St Petersburg. Natalia Gonchar, RCC’s Director for EHS, discussed RCC’s principles of efficient use of natural resources, energy saving and minimum environmental impact. These principles are…

Russia: Chukotka coal output up in January-October 2017

In January-October Chukotka Autonomous District mined 400.8 thousand tons of coal, up by 83% YoY.

Of this volume, Shakta Ugolnaya provided 178.3 thousand tons, down by 19%.

The second largest miner in the region is Beringpromugol LLC, developing the Fandyushkinskoye deposits since December 2016. This year the company has mined 222.5 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK supplies steel for construction of collider

NLMK Group, an international steel company with operations in Russia, the USA and the European Union, has supplied dynamo steel to the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (based in Dubna) for the construction of a unique accelerator complex in Russia, a NICA collider (Nuclotron-based Ion Collider Facility). The international NICA complex mega-science project is aimed…