«Nornickel» is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium, and one of the world’s leading producers of platinum and copper. The Company produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur.
«Nornickel» is involved in prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals, production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.
The main Russian production units of «Nornickel» are vertically integrated and include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel and Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company.
The Polar Division is located above the Polar Circle on the Taimyr Peninsula (Krasnoyarsky Region). Its entities are connected to suppliers and buyers via the Yenisei river and the Northern Sea Route, as well as by air. Kola MMC is located on the Kola Peninsula and is the largest industrial producer in the Murmansk region.
In October 2017, «Nornickel» has launched hot commissioning operations at Bystrinsky GOK (Bystrinsky mining and processing plant), located in the Gazimuro-Zavodsky District of Trans-Baikal Territory, 350 km from Chita. Bystrinsky GOK will mine gold-iron-copper ores to produce copper, gold and magnetite concentrates.
Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belonging to the Group is the only nickel refining plant in Finland. «Nornickel» also includes: Gipronickel Institute, a research and development facility located in Saint Petersburg (Russia), with branches in the cities of Norilsk and Monchegorsk and Norilsk Process Technology, a research and development facility in Australia.
Norilsk Nickel has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.
When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, «Nornickel» is focused on compliance with all social and environmental responsibility principles in the various countries in which it operates, which is essential for ensuring sustainable and efficient business development.