Novolipetsk steel (NLMK) has suspended production at the site of NLMK-Ural, which is situated in Nizhniye Sergi. Information about this is available on the website of the company.
"the company was promptly disconnected Elektro - and gas supply, shut down the equipment. Evacuated employees, no one was hurt. Are currently under emergency repair work, is the clearing of land. To estimate the time before launch will be later", — stated in the message of the company.
However, the Interfax said that received a rating of timing of the resumption of work from the press-office of NLMK-Ural, which, after flooding will be able to resume production in ten days, at the end of July.
In Nizhniye Sergi is NLMK's 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" NLMK group and specializiruetsya in the production of continuous cast square billets, reinforcement bars and coils, wire rod. The production sites of "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.