"Novolipetsk steel" has suspended production at the site "NLMK-Ural" in Nizhniye Sergi due to the flooding of the production of the rolling mill, said "Interfax" in the company.
"on 20 July at about 20:00 due to heavy rain and increasing water level in rivers in Nizhniye Sergi there was a flooding of the territory as the rolling "NLMK-Ural". The company was promptly disconnected Elektro - and gas supply, shut down the equipment, - said the official representative of the company. - Evacuated staff, no one was hurt".
He added that now the situation is under control, the water from the shop and the basement pumped out.
In Nizhniye Sergi is 250 rolling mill capacity of about 1 million tons of steel a year.
"NLMK-Ural" is the base enterprise of the division "rolled steel in Russia" group "NLMK" and specializiruetsya in the production of continuous cast square billets, reinforcement bars and coils, wire rod. Production sites "NLMK-Ural" located in the cities of Revda (EAF production), Nizhniye Sergi and Berezovsky (section manufacturing). Rolling capacity is about 2 million tons of steel.