NLMK Group was ranked first among Russian steelmakers in the Top 50 Green Energy Transition rating. In the overall rating NLMK Group was ranked among TOP 5. The ranking was compiled by RAEX-Europe, an independent rating agency.
NLMK has topped the ranking every month starting from October 2022.
NLMK Group was ranked among Top 20 Employers by HeadHunter. NLMK Group also came first in the HR Process Development Level rating and was included into Top 3 Best Employers among production companies.
At an Extraordinary General Meeting held on 31 December 2022, NLMK shareholders did not approve the payment of 9M 2022 dividends recommended by the Board of Directors.
Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) announces the termination of its depositary receipt programme for common shares due to the decision by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Depositary Bank) to terminate the deposit agreement effective on 18 January 2023
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), a vertically integrated steelmaker, has published today its preliminary Q1 2019 operating results.
In 2018, NLMK Group sales grew to 17.6 m t, up 7% yoy. Steel output grew by 2% yoy to 17.5 m t. Steel capacity utilization rate was 99%.
In Q3 2018, steel output grew by 1% qoq to 4.4 m t (flat yoy); capacity utilization rate remained high at 99%. Group sales in Q3 2018 grew by 1% qoq to 4.4 m t (+4% yoy).
In Q2 2018, steel output grew by 1% to 4.38 m t (+6% yoy); capacity utilization rate grew by 1 p.p. qoq to 99%. Group sales in Q2 2018 totaled 4.38 m t (+6% qoq; +4% yoy).
In Q1 2018, steel output totaled 4.33 m t, flat qoq (+3% yoy). Capacity utilization rate grew by 3 p.p. to 99%. Group sales in Q1 2018 totaled 4.15 m t, which is 13% higher than in Q1 2017 (-5% qoq).
In 2017, NLMK Group steel output increased by 3% yoy to 17.1 m t. Group steelmaking capacities were running at 98%. NLMK Group sales in 2017 grew to 16.5 m t, which is 3% higher than in 2016.
At a meeting held on 6 June 2022, NLMK Board of Directors annulled its resolution adopted on 2 February 2022 regarding the amount of Q4 2021 dividends (RUB 12.18 per share) and recommended shareholders not to pay out dividends for the period.
NLMK Group (LSE, MOEX: NLMK) reports that in Q4 2021 its EBITDA1 totalled $1.8 bn, with EBITDA margin reaching 38%. Free cash flow (FCF) reached $0.8 bn. The Board of Directors recommended approving Q4 2021 dividends in the amount of 12.18 RUB/share (113% of FCF).
At a meeting held on 2 February 2022, NLMK Group's Board of Directors recommended NLMK shareholders to approve Q4'21 dividends in the amount of RUB 12.18 per share.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholder (EGM) held on 26 November 2021, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q3 2021 dividends of RUB 13.33 per share. The date upon which the shareholders entitled to Q3 2021 dividends will be determined was set as 7 December 2021
NLMK Group's Board of Directors recommended NLMK shareholders to approve Q3'21 dividend in the amount of RUB 13.33 per share at the Extraordinary General Shareholder Meeting (EGM) which will be held on 26 November 2021.
NLMK Group’s EBITDA (LSE, MOEX: NLMK) in Q3 2021 increased by 11% qoq to $2.3 bn; EBITDA margin was 50%. Free cash flow (FCF) reached $1.1 bn. The Board of Directors recommended approving Q3 2021 dividends in the amount of 13.33 RUB/share (100% of the FCF).
NLMK Group, a global steel company, will be participating in the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). From 31st October to 12th November 2021, world leaders and business representatives will meet in Glasgow to discuss programmes aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, green financing, and global carbon market development.
NLMK Lipetsk has embarked on stove overhauls at Blast Furnace No. 4 with a capacity of 2.1 million tonnes of pig iron per year. The project will enable a 98% reduction in carbon oxide (CO) emissions.
International audit firm Deloitte has verified NLMK Lipetsk’s 2020 greenhouse gas emissions data in line with the methodology used in the EU.
NLMK Group utilizes secondary resources – steelmaking by-product gases – to reduce its fossil fuel consumption, cutting its annual greenhouse gas emissions by 3.5 million tonnes of СО2.
The project will enable a 10-fold decrease in air dust concentration in the working zone and halve gross atmospheric emissions. Investment in the project will total approximately RUB 700 million. All works are scheduled for completion by the end of 2021.
Stoilensky Mining and Beneficiation Plant, an NLMK Group company, is currently implementing a project that will enable a dramatic reduction in dust formation at the tailings dam dry beaches, where empty rock is stored after ore beneficiation.
NLMK Lipetsk has commissioned a 10,000 m2 automated warehouse complex as part of its efforts to boost the efficiency of its production processes. The complex will enable 24/7 supply of spare parts, components, and consumables to repair shops, reducing internal order completion time by a factor of four.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, and Rosenergoatom (part of the Electric Power Division of Rosatom State Corporation), a leading Russian generation company, have signed a partnership agreement on low carbon power energy supplies.
NLMK Group, Belgorod Region administration and Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade sign MOI for new metals and mining project
NLMK Group, a global steel company, the Belgorod Region administration, and the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade have signed a Memorandum of Intent for a project to construct a new metals and mining facility at the Stoilensky Mining and Beneficiation plant.
Novolipetsk Steel (“NLMK”) hereby informs the holders of the 4.00 per cent. loan participation notes due 2024 (ISIN: XS1577953174, US85812RAA77) (the “Notes”) that (i) on 21 September 2022 NLMK made the scheduled coupon payment to the holders of the Notes whose rights are recorded by Russian depositories, and (ii) on 26 September 2022 (having received the required authorization from the Ministry of Finance of Russia) NLMK transferred the amount equivalent to the balance of the coupon payment to the account of the Issuer of the Notes (Steel Funding D.A.C.) with the Principal Paying Agent (Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch), which was supposed to be on-transferred by the Principal Paying Agent to the international clearing systems for distribution to the holders of the Notes via these systems.
NLMK Group, an international steel company, is pleased to announce that Expert RA has assigned it the credit rating of ruAAA with a stable outlook.
NLMK Group hereby informs that Expert RA has withdrawn NLMK’s credit rating following the expiration of the rating services agreement. NLMK Group plans to resume activities on initial credit rating assignment in the nearest future.
Considering the analysis of Q1 2022 performance and trends on the ferrous metallurgy market in early Q1 2022, the 2022 output of Russian ferrous metallurgy companies is expected to decrease year-on-year by more than 11 m t (-15%). The maximum decrease is expected in H2 2022, over 9 m t (-26%) vs. H2 2021
NLMK Group announces that Fitch Ratings has downgraded NLMK Group’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating from BBB (stable outlook) to B (rating watch negative). The rating action follows the agency’s downgrade of Russia’s sovereign ratings on 2 March 2022.
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), an international steelmaking company with operations in Russia, the USA, and the European Union, is pleased to inform you that it has published its 2022 financial calendar on its web-site. Please note that dates are preliminary and subject to change.
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