Taganrog Metallurgical Plant (TAGMET), part of the Pipe Metallurgical Company (TMK), was visited by the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko in the framework of an official visit to the Rostov Region. On her trip to the plant, she was accompanied by the Governor of the Rostov Region Vasily Golubev.
At TAGMET Valentina Matvienko was met by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of TMK, President of the Sinara Group Dmitry Pumpyansky and Managing Director of TAGMET Sergey Bilan. As part of the excursion, the Speaker of the Federation Council visited the pipe-rolling shop, where she got acquainted with the work of the first modern pipe-rolling complex in Russia with a continuous PQF mill, which produces seamless pipes for oil and gas assortment, and left an autograph on one of the samples of pipe products.
During of the visit, Dmitry Pumpyansky told Valentina Matvienko about the activities of TMK and the Sinara Group, including about the innovative developments of both groups, the introduction of the latest and environmentally friendly technologies, environmental and social projects of the companies. The speaker was also introduced to the development program of TAGMET, which today is one of the most high-tech enterprises not only within TMK, but also on the scale of domestic metallurgy. The plant is one of the largest taxpayers of the Rostov region, and its products are supplied not only outside the region, but also to foreign markets - at the end of 2019, the enterprise was recognized as the winner in the competition "The best exporter of the Don".
Chairman of the Council The Federation also presented a project for the comprehensive modernization of the urban public transport infrastructure in the cities of the Rostov region, including the example of a pilot project in the city of Taganrog, which can be implemented by Sinara-City Transport Solutions (Sinara-GTR), a joint venture of Sinara JSC - Transport Machines ”and LLC“ Regional Concession Companies ”(RKK, St. Petersburg). The concept of the project includes the renewal of the rolling stock, the development of infrastructure, the development of a new scheme for passenger transportation, the introduction of tariff menus and the transition to electronic interaction.
“We are fully aware that in total there are more than 100 km of tramways and the Taganrog trolleybus network remain the skeleton of urban transportation routes and without them the city's life will become problematic. Comfortable and environmentally friendly transport, priority of public transport over personal, transfer hubs with the creation of zones of attraction for the population - today these are the factors that will change the urban environment and improve the quality of life. And we are ready to help the municipal and regional authorities in this ", - Dmitry Pumpyansky noted during a conversation with Valentina Matvienko.
Valentina Matvienko visited TAGMET and got acquainted with the Sinara Group's proposals for the modernization of urban public transport
Photos courtesy of the Press Service of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation