Strategy in action

  • $97m

    using 2016 prices vs. 2013 base-level

  • $480m pa

    target net annual gains by the end of 2017

achievements in 2016

  • Thanks to these projects and improvements, the Lipetsk site has reduced its consumption of expensive raw materials and energy. Iron ore consumption ... More

    Thanks to these projects and improvements, the Lipetsk site has reduced its consumption of expensive raw materials and energy. Iron ore consumption has been reduced by 2%, coking coal consumption by 2%, coke consumption by 6%, and consumption of natural gas has been reduced by 12% vs. the 2013 levels.

  • In 2016, Stoilensky undertook the first implementation of high-pressure grinding rollers (HPGR) technology in Russia, which delivered a boost ... More

    In 2016, Stoilensky undertook the first implementation of high-pressure grinding rollers (HPGR) technology in Russia, which delivered a boost of 1 million tonnes to the facility’s beneficiation capacity.

  • The Stoilensky Pelletizing Plant was launched in November 2016. The plant, which has a production capacity of 6 million tonnes, will enable NLMK to ... More

    The Stoilensky Pelletizing Plant was launched in November 2016. The plant, which has a production capacity of 6 million tonnes, will enable NLMK to cease purchases of pellets from third party suppliers and reduce production costs.

achievements in 2015

  • In September 2015, the first of four High Pressure Grinding Rollers (HPGR) was delivered to Stoilensky to be installed as part of the upgrade ... More

    In September 2015, the first of four High Pressure Grinding Rollers (HPGR) was delivered to Stoilensky to be installed as part of the upgrade of two sections of the beneficiation plant with a production capacity of about 8 million tonnes of iron ore each. Implementation of the High Pressure Grinding Roller technology, which is new to the Russian market, began in February 2015 and will enable a 10% increase in the production capacity of each of the upgraded sections.

  • Construction of a pelletising plant began at Stoilensky. The new plant will supply iron ore pellets to the Group’s key production site in Lipetsk, ... More

    Construction of a pelletising plant began at Stoilensky. The new plant will supply iron ore pellets to the Group’s key production site in Lipetsk, fully meeting the needs of its blast furnace operations. Plant opening is scheduled for mid-2016.