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"Russian Platinum" intends to buy at the Nickel Plant "Norilsk Nickel"

«Norilsk Nickel» continues to prepare for the Nickel Plant Conservation. Probably, however, that the process is completed. Guide «Russian Platinum» has made a proposal to buy out the production. As stated by Andrei Rumyantsev, representative of the «Russian Platinum» plant closing will negatively affect both the company and the city. Inevitably, the emergence of technological, social and infrastructural problems that the acquisition of the Norilsk plant can be resolved. «Russian Platinum» is ready to take a share of the enterprise risk closure. There will also be rebuilt industrial site and are provided with operating points, which will generate tax deductions.

Analysts «Russian Platinum» estimate the cost of «Norilsk nickel» on plant conservation at the level of 1.5 billion. RUB. The cost of direct Nickel plant is not specified. To date, «Norilsk Nickel» did not respond to an offer issued. «Norilsk Nickel» plans to complete preservation of the plant in 2016. Production will be moved to the Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant. To ensure migration overhaul conducted at the enterprise, providing for an increase in the production capacity of the furnaces. Investments of $ 11 billion. RUB, invested in closing the project, spared «Norilsk nickel» by eliminating duties on copper and nickel.

«Russian Platinum» is not the first time trying to buy belonging to «Norilsk Nickel» objects. Previously made proposals related to Norilsk Concentrator. Indeed, «Norilsk Nickel» was considering closing or selling options JVP, however, focused on realigning. The company intends to use the freed capacity JVP processing of raw materials of the Polar mine. According to Andrei Rumyantsev, «Russian Platinum» is ready to accept all that the «Norilsk Nickel» does not refer to their own strategies and plans to close. In addition to the JVP and the Nickel Plant «Russian Platinum» is interested in a career «Bear creek.» Its development started in 1951 and is one of the first mining areas of the Norilsk industrial area.

«Russian Platinum» shows such a strong interest in objects of «Norilsk Nickel» in the braking force to implement your own project to create a production of platinum group metals. On delay for the most part influenced by the inability to obtain from the authorities of the land allotment under the Norilsk Mining and highway.

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