Kuzbassrazrezugol puts into operation the 2nd modernized excavator entirely made in Russia

Kuzbassrazrezugol (part of the UMMC Group, chaired by Iskander Makhmudov) is operating a new Russian-produced excavator, model EKG-18M, in its Kedrovsky open-pit coal mine. This is the second modernized serial machine manufactured by Uralmashzavod (UZTM). The first Russian EKG-18M excavator, which was named “No. 300” in honor of the 300th anniversary of the discovery of […]

Nova-Zinc has reached a record number of ore processing operations

The enrichment plant in Akzhal (Nova-Zinc, a subsidiary of the Chelyabinsk Zink Plant which in turn is part of UMMC) starts the second half of 2020 with impressive results. In July the plant processed a record volume of ore – 161,239 tons, the best figure since the start of production. The previous record was set […]


Kuzbassrazrezugol develops the first professional standard for miners

Kuzbassrazrezugol formulated the first national professional standard for workers in the coal industry. It is the profession of “Bulldozer Operator in Mining Works”. Kuzbassrazrezugol is leading the development of professional standards for open-pit mining in Russia – this is one of the missions given by the President of the Russian Federation after his meeting with […]

Uralelektromed celebrates 30 years of its workshop with the widest range of products

The parts production workshop of Uralelektromed AG (a company of the UMMC metalworking sector) is celebrating its 30th anniversary. During these years the company has mastered the production of 1300 types of products and increased its production capacity up to 600 tons per year. The main products of the workshop are electrotechnical (especially silver-coated) and […]



Kuzbassrazrezugol creates a testing ground for testing bioremediation technologies

The Kuzbassrazrezugol coal company (a subsidiary of UMMC) is setting up a pilot test site to test innovative technologies for bioremediation of disturbed land at the Kedrovsky open-pit mine, reports the company’s press office. The project is being implemented jointly with the Federal Research Centre for Coal and Coal Chemistry of the Siberian Branch of […]

UMMC Companies Celebrate Steelworker Day

The employees of Uralelektromed OJSC (UMMC Metallurgical Complex Company) located in Verkhnyaya Pychma in the Ekaterinburg region are celebrating their professional holiday – the Metallurgist’s Day. The festivities began on July 16 with the laying of bouquets of flowers in front of the commemorative plaque « Socket » – a symbol of the labour exploits of workers […]