Our Achievements

  • 2020

    NornickelPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary and the Government of the Murmansk Region signed an agreement focused on healthcare, sports, and social development.

    Nornickel signed a partnership agreement with the Government of the Saratov Region to unlock the region’s human resource potential, implement educational programmes, and provide support amid the pandemic.

    Nornickel received an A2 rating in the first assessment of its anti-corruption effort by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP). This recognition shows that the CompanyPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel"Go to the glossary implements extensive and efficient anti-corruption measures and has a business model that poses low levels of threat to investors, creditors, partners, and other stakeholders.

    Nornickel signed cooperation agreements with three organisations representing the indigenous peoples of the North who live on the Taimyr Peninsula.

    Nornickel and the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences signed an agreement to develop rules for sustainable industrial activities in the Russian Arctic.

    Nornickel increased allocations made to support its employees and regions of operation during the COVID-19 pandemic to RUB 20 bn.

    Nornickel’s project to roll out SAP software in the Norilsk Industrial District received a gold medal in an international competition. The expert community recognised the Company’s project as the best in the most prestigious Business Transformation category.

  • 2019

    Nornickel was ranked No. 1 by Forbes in its Russia’s Top-50 employers rating.

    Nornickel and Atomflot signed a long-term agreement for ice-breaking services, which underpins the strategic partnership between the two companies and affirms Nornickel’s commitment to transporting goods to the Norilsk Industrial District.

    Nornickel and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) signed a cooperation agreement to run projects together, including those on green technologies in the metals industry.

    Nornickel and the Government of the Murmansk Region signed a cooperation agreement to foster the development of the Murmansk Region and enhance its attractiveness for tourists and investors.

    The Company’s R&D Digital Lab won awards at the MineA mining location for the extraction of ores.Go to the glossaryDigital Competition held as part of the MINEX Russia 2019 mining forum.

    Nornickel, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Krasnoyarsk Territory entered into a cooperation agreement to implement investment projects and major environmental initiatives in the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

    Nornickel and the Russian Export Centre (REC) signed a cooperation agreement to expand the Company’s exports destinations and increase its foreign trade revenues.

    Nornickel and Russia’s State Expert Review Board signed a cooperation agreement to expand partnership and enhance the efficiency of ongoing investment projects in the construction of mining and metals facilities.

    Nornickel, Rosatom, DP World, and RDIF entered into an agreement envisaging a comprehensive study of the best available commercial options for using the Northern Sea Route (NSR).

    Nornickel, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), and IBM signed an agreement to establish a Competence Centre at Moscow’s MIPT which will leverage open source software and tailor-made solutions to conduct research and provide training in digital technologies for the mining industry.

    Nornickel and the Government of the Tula Region entered into a cooperation agreement to promote sports in the region. Among other projects, the agreement provides for building a modern sports centre.

    Nornickel’s team was honoured with government awards for the successful construction of Bystrinsky GOK in the Trans-Baikal Territory.

    Nornickel won the gold award in the Business Transformation Category at SAP Quality Awards — 2019 in the CIS region for its efforts to roll out SAP ERP across its operations in the Norilsk Industrial District.

    Nornickel was the general partner of the 29th International Winter Universiade that was held in Krasnoyarsk. Nornickel’s role in the organisation of the universiade was highly praised by international federations, participating nations, the event’s managers and top officials of the Russian Federation. The company also received a number of high-profile awards for its work.

  • 2018

    Nornickel signed an agreement on cooperation with the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs (FAEA) aimed at providing support to the indigenous peoples of the North who live in areas where the Company operates.

    Nornickel and BASF signed a long-term agreement to supply nickel and cobalt feedstock from the Company’s Harjavalta refinery. The agreement is part of the Company’s ambitious strategy to step up its exports of battery materials to the global market.

    Nornickel’s contribution to environmental protection received acclaim from the RAEX international agency. The Company scored No. 1 in a ranking of environmental protection expenditures.

    Norilsk Airport completed the runway renovation spanning three summers (2016–2018) amid the airport’s continued operation. This was the first of its kind initiative both in Russia and internationally, with the project delivered on schedule and to the highest quality requirements.

    The Nornickel team received government awards for the construction of a fibre optic communication line to Norilsk. The line has a length of 956 km and a bandwidth of 40 Gbps. Over 90% of the channel’s capacity is allocated to the Taimyr Peninsula. The project’s cost stands at RUB 2.5 bn.

    Nornickel was named on the World’s Most Innovative Companies list by Forbes.

    Vladimir Putin thanked Nornickel for its Year of Environment contributions with a letter of gratitude.

    Nornickel was commended for environmental protection by the Ministry of Natural Resources.

    Nornickel won the 2017 Leaders of Russian Business: Dynamics and Responsibility contest that was organised by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), receiving an award in the nomination For High Quality of Reporting on Sustainable Development.

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