Nornickel is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium and one of the leading producers of platinum and copper. It also produces various by-products, such as cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur.
The Group is involved in prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals, as well as in production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.
Nornickel’s production facilities are located on three continents and in five countries: Russia, Australia, Botswana, Finland, and South Africa.
The main Russian production units are vertically integrated and include:
The Polar Division is located above the Polar Circle on the Taimyr Peninsula in the Krasnoyarsky Region. Its entities are connected to other regions of the country, via the Yenisei river and the Northern Sea Route, as well as by air. Kola MMC is located on the Kola Peninsula, which is the largest industrial producer in the Murmansk region, and is fully integrated into the transport infrastructure of the Northwest Federal District of the Russian Federation.
In Australia, Nornickel owns:
The Group owns Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta, the only nickel refining plant in Finland.
In South Africa, the Group holds a 50% interest in the Nkomati nickel mine, a joint venture with African Rainbow Minerals (ARM).
The Group also includes:
Nornickel has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.
In Russia MMC Norilsk Nickel’s shares are admitted to trading on the Moscow and on the Saint-Petersburg Exchanges. ADR’s representing shares in MMC Norilsk Nickel are traded on the over the counter market in the US and on the London and Berlin stock exchanges.
When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, Norilsk Nickel 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.