Norilsk Nickel Operational Unit Develops Repairs Performance Monitoring System

The MMCMining and Metallurgical CompanyPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel"Go to the glossaryGo to the glossary Norilsk Nickel Operational Unit is leading a project to implement a repairs performance monitoring system, which will automate data recording to assess performance in operations, maintenance, technical servicing, and repairs of equipment, as well as executive decision-making.

The project is overseen by Sergey Dyachenko, First Deputy CEO - Chief Operating Officer, MMC Norilsk Nickel.

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The pilot phase of the project will be run at Norilsk Nickel Polar Division enterprises, e.g. Taimyrsky MineA mining location for the extraction of ores.Go to the glossary, Talnakh Concentrator Plant and B.I. Kolesnikov Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant with other Polar Division enterprises, Kola MMCKola Mining and Metallurgical CompanyGo to the glossary sites, Norilsknickelremont, Polar Construction Company, and Norilskgeologia joining the run of the project at a later point.

The new systems will boost transparency and speed of the reporting on key performance indicators pertaining to equipment servicing and repairs to senior and mid-level management, which will trickle down to imrove operational decision-making across the company.


Key perfomance indicators determine the correlation between the results achieved and the resources spent (a company's ability to achieve targets and deliver on plans given certan pre-defined quality requirements - time, costs, progress toward goals).

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