"Norilsk Nickel" was not able to increase production
Recently held session of the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. activities of «Norilsk nickel» Among the issues discussed. The estimated period included 2014−2015 year. Question covered Vice President E. Bezdenezhnykh. Speaking about the economic indicators, Elena Bezdenezhnykh reported production volumes. On their own enterprises «Norilsk Nickel» has developed 228,000 tonnes of nickel. This production growth failed to provide. The reason was the foreign trade situation in the background conditions for platinum, nickel and copper. Most experts believe that by 2016 depression in respect of the market of non-ferrous metals will continue. About 70% of nickel producers incur significant losses.
«Norilsk Nickel» has developed and started implementation of the new strategy is still in 2013. The main task of the strategy — to focus on the development of first-class assets. They provide a return on capital. The company has no plans to reduce the environmental costs. Norilsk issues will be addressed in the future. However, in the near future, «Norilsk Nickel» anticipates significant cost course currency. As a result — the cost of goods increases in their background. However, «Norilsk Nickel» is not going to turn in Norilsk investment programs.
Kola Peninsula — a subsidiary of the «Norilsk Nickel» — does not intend to deviate from the development plans. Completed implementation of another investment project. He raised the modernization of the crushing plant department. The project is the replacement of domestic crushers small and medium crushing. Instead, a modern crushing and screening equipment. Preparation of ore in enrichment technology is a crucial step. It depends on the size of crushing concentrated in the percent recovery of copper, nickel and cobalt. optimal results crushing and grinding of raw materials is achieved by the new equipment. The project made 6ti installation of crushers, screens and 6ti 3 conveyors.
«Norilsk Nickel» has invested in the modernization project of more than 700 mln. RUB. The project will increase the volume of the Kola Peninsula received products from its raw materials. Improved performance is due to the increase in the share of recoverable metals in concentrate. «Norilsk Nickel» will not give up plans to modernize production.