Nornickel grants money certificates to healthcare professionals in Norilsk

NornickelPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary expressed gratitude to healthcare professionals in Norilsk for their selfless devotion to the fight against the coronavirus and presented 27 doctors with money certificates worth of RUB 50,000 each. Medical personnel received certificates from Nikolay Utkin, Nornickel’s Senior Vice President and Director of Polar Division.

This is the way the CompanyPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel"Go to the glossary acknowledged doctors’ all-out efforts in combating COVID-19. Nikolay Utkin said that the painstaking work of healthcare personnel in Norilsk had helped to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Thanks to these efforts, Polar Division’s production facilities have not been affected by the pandemic. He added that the Company would continue to provide all necessary assistance and support in the fight against COVID-19.

Since the outbreak, Nornickel has allocated more than RUB 125 m to healthcare facilities in Norilsk and more than RUB 19 m to those in Taimyr. The hospitals used the donations to purchase medicines, consumables, and medical equipment, including defibrillators, inhalers, X-ray machines, patient monitors, and pulse oximeters. On top of that, the Company purchased 104 ventilators, one stationary and two mobile laboratories for COVID-19 tests, thermal imaging systems, two ambulance cars, and other equipment. In total, Nornickel has contributed RUB 20 bn to combating the coronavirus and ensuring social stability in its regions of operation.