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The Mercy Foundation organized a sport fishing trip for special children

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The Mercy Charitable Foundation, NLMK's social partner, organized a sport fishing tournament for children with disabilities. The competition was held with the support of the Regional Fisheries Federation.

Each wheelchair-bound child from the fund was given light, comfortable fishing rods. After that, the participants - 25 children and their parents - started fishing on specially equipped bridges.

The wheelchair fishermen coped with a difficult task for themselves and were able to prove that there are no barriers and restrictions in sports. Some guys put the bait on their own, cast their fishing rods and fished out carp. And the family of Anton, a boy with severe cerebral palsy, together caught a three-kilogram carp. At the end of the tournament, each participant was awarded certificates, medals and sweets.

“We understand how important our support is for children,” said the director of the Charity Foundation »Evgeniya Fry, - A sports festival is a part of the rehabilitation process, which helps to overcome your fear of the outside world. Indeed, for many wheelchair users, it is still an extremely difficult task to simply leave their own apartments. For one boy who participated in our tournament and lives on the fifth floor without an elevator, we even had to connect volunteers and a special bus with a lift. But you should have seen the happy eyes of the guys on a real fishing! ”.

Information about NLMK's steelmaking production

The steelmaking production of Novolipetsk Combine has two converter shops. Converter shop No. 2 produces over 60% of the steel at the Lipetsk site. Metal smelting is carried out in three oxygen converters. Two of them with a capacity of 300 tons were commissioned in 1975, during reconstruction in 2020-2021. they were replaced with 330 ton units. In 2011, a new converter with a capacity of 330 tons (converter No. 1) with a modern cooling and waste gas cleaning system was installed in the shop. Before the reconstruction, the production capacity of the shop was 8.5 million tonnes of steel per year.

Information about NLMK Group

NLMK Group is a vertically integrated metallurgical company, the largest in Russia and one of the most efficient steel producers in the world.

NLMK Group's metal products are used in various industries, from construction and mechanical engineering to power equipment and offshore wind turbines.

NLMK's production assets located in Russia, Europe and the USA. The company's steel production capacity exceeds 17 million tonnes per year.

NLMK demonstrates high cost competitiveness among global manufacturers, the company's profitability is one of the highest in the industry. The company has investment grade credit ratings from S&P, Moody's, Fitch and Expert RA.

NLMK's common shares, which have a free-float of 20.7%, are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (ticker “NLMK” ), global depository shares - on the London Stock Exchange (ticker "NLMK: LI"). The share capital of the Company is divided into 5,993,227,240 ordinary shares with a par value of 1 Russian ruble. More information about NLMK's share capital can be found here.

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