Nornickel's Oktyabrsky mine back to full production after February flooding

Nornickel resumed ore mining at full capacity at its Oktyabrsky underground mine on Thursday May 13, the company has said, after flooding at the site meant that it was offline for nearly two months.

Operations were suspended on February 24 after an inflow of groundwater was reported. Nornickel said that the mine had now recovered to its full capacity for a daily mined volume of 14,100 tonnes.

Mining operations at Oktyabrsky, in the Taimyr Peninsula in northern Russia, resumed...

Published

Ana de Liz

May 13, 2021

14:50 GMT

London