Russia: NLMK joins UN Global Compact

NLMK Group has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest sustainable development and corporate social responsibility initiative. As a participant of the UN Global Compact, NLMK Group voluntarily commits to align its operations and strategy with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption, and to take…

Russia: NLMK supplies NGO steel for Rostov region’s first-ever wind farm

NLMK Lipetsk, NLMK Group’s flagship production site, has delivered electrical non-grain oriented (NGO, or dynamo) steel to Ruselprom (Russian Electrotechnical Group), a leading manufacturer and supplier of electrical machinery in Russia. NLMK’s NGO steel will be used to manufacture generators for the Azov wind farm, Rostov region’s first-ever renewable energy project. The 90 MW Azov…

Russia: NLMK Group migrates online marketplace and customer service to new platform

NLMK Group, a global steel company, is migrating its online marketplace https://nlmk.shop/ and customer service to SAP C/4HANA platform (formerly known as SAP Hybris), a part of SAP Customer Experience solutions portfolio, to enable prompt delivery of a wide range of steel products and a unique customer service offer. NLMK’s e-marketplace for SME’s https://nlmk.shop/ was…

Russia: NLMK considers grain-oriented electrical steel plant in India

Russian steelmaker Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) is considering launching a $100-150-million plant producing grain-oriented electrical steel in India, a company spokesperson said in a statement. “The project is in progress. We are considering locating a part of the grain-oriented electrical steel business. Investment can amount to $100-150 million. The decision has not been made yet,” the…

Russia: NLMK Group revenue down in Q2 2019

NLMK Group has published its Q2 financial results. Revenue decreased by 10% YoY, due to lower sales volumes (-3%) as a result of overhauls at NLMK Lipetsk blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF) operations, and lower sales prices. Group revenue decreased by 3% QoQ, to $2.8 billion. The decrease in output was partially…

Russia: NLMK Group and LTC Group ink strategic partnership agreement

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with LTC Group, Italy and Middle East, a leading European manufacturer of components for transformers and power generation devices. Under the agreement, NLMK Group companies in Lipetsk and Yekaterinburg will regularly supply grain-oriented and non-grain-oriented electrical steel and provide technical support to…

Russia: NLMK steel output down in Q2 2019

Russian steelmaker Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) reduced its production of steel by 5% QoQ, to 3.992 million tons in April-June because of overhaul works at the blast furnace and basic oxygen furnace facilities, the company said in a statement on July 15. Loading fell to 96% from 98%, and consolidated sales shrank by 7%, to 5.268…

Russia: NLMK Corporate University joins EFMD association

The Corporate University of NLMK Group, a global steel company, has become a member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), a leading international association. This not-for-profit membership organization brings together leading business schools and companies committed to developing management systems. EFMD offers accreditation services to business schools, corporate universities, and training programs, and…

Russia: NLMK Group Intranet among the world’s best

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has won a Silver award at the international Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards 2019 for the launch of its Intranet portal, which extends to all employees, promotes automation of business processes and enhances personnel engagement. The jury honored the main achievement of the NLMK project: the company…

Russia: NLMK shareholders approve Q1 2019 dividends

At the Extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting (EGM) held on June 7, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q1 dividends of 7.34 rubles per share, or 100% of the company’s free cash flow according to NLMK Group’s consolidated statements prepared in accordance with IFRS. The date upon which the shareholders entitled to Q1 dividends will be…

Russia: NLMK capitalization overtakes AM’s

On June 4, NLMK for the first time outran the largest ferrous metals company in the world – ArcelorMittal – by capitalization. At the closing of the LME trade, NLMK was estimated at $15.88 billion. The capitalization of AM at the NYSE was $15.7 billion. At the same time in 2018 ArcelorMittal produced 92.5 million…