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“Our number one value is the life and health of all employees and providing them with favourable and safe working conditions is our key priority. We are closely monitoring the situation with coronavirus and are ready to fully cooperate with federal and regional authorities to deliver maximum efficiency on measures taken to deal with pandemic.”
Senior Vice-President, Head of Corporate Security
PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel
Norilsk Nickel; the world’s largest of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, has announced a set of initiatives to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. The company indicated that all the company’s operations are to continue business as usual.
“The health and safety of our personnel remains our absolute priority. In order to protect the well-being of our employees and to ensure the continuity of operations amidst the coronavirus pandemic.”
Nornickel has established an emergency response team (ERT) chaired by the First Vice-President, Corporate Security, Sergey Barbashev and comprised of the Company’s senior management. The ERT’s main task is to ensure the business continuity of the Company’s production, procurement, sales and marketing operations and protection of employees’ health and safety. ERTs have been also set up at Nornickel’s local production sites.
“Our greatest value is the life and health of our employees and providing them comfortable and safe working conditions is our key priority. We are closely monitoring the situation with coronavirus and are ready to fully cooperate with federal and regional authorities so that the measures taken will be most efficient,” said Nornickel’s First Vice-President, Corporate Security, Sergey Barbashev.
Nornickel has already launched the following initiatives, which aim not just at the protection of its employees, but should mitigating the virus impact on the communities in Moscow and other regions of Russia:
ABOUT NORILSK NICKEL
Nornickel is a diversified mining and metallurgical company, the world’s largest producer of
palladium and high-grade metal nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper. The company also produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, sulphur and other products. The production units of Group are located at the Norilsk Industrial District, on the Kola Peninsula and Zabaykalsky Krai in Russia as well as in Finland and South Africa. NORILSK NICKEL shares are listed on the Moscow and on the Saint-Petersburg Stock Exchanges.