Nornickel to invest $82M in polar fleet

Russian producer Nornickel will spend R6 billion (US$82 million) in 2021 on 79 units for its Polar Division's mining operations fleet, bringing its strength to over 600 pieces of equipment.
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The company has ordered 21 units of new machinery this year, while 58 units of various type and purpose are already due to be delivered by the year-end.

"This surge in investment is due to the purchase of unique cutting-edge machinery", said the company, noting that most of the new machinery will go to Komsomolsky , with 27 units.

Taimyrsky will receive 18 units, Oktyabrsky 14 units, Skalisty 13 units and Mayak 7 units.

In 2020, the division's mining facilities received 79 units at a cost of R2.7 billion.

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