MMK invested close to RUB 7bn ($90.5mn) in 2020 for environment protection of which around RUB 4bn was invested in construction and reconstruction of facilities.
The company was able to reduce air emissions by 19,600mt of air waste in 2020 compared to 2019; it stated. Additionally, the firm used 1.91mn mt of production waste as secondary material resources and 10.055mn mt of waste slag at its specialized plants.
The company completed the construction of the aspiration system at the foundry yard of BF No2 last year, installed dust suppression systems, and reconstructed the dolomite quarry drainage system at slurry pit No.2. so it could reduce environmental waste.
Viktor Rashnikov, chairman of the company’s Board of Directors, stated that new construction not only provides environmentally friendly products but also increases the production output.
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