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JSC PIMCU is named the most nature-friendly company in Trans-Baikal Territory
JSC Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union (JSC PIMCU), operated by ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. (JSC Atomredmetzoloto), was named the most nature-friendly company of 2013 in Trans-Baikal Territory.
JSC PIMCU representatives received the award from Gennady Gorbunov, the Head of Committee on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management of the Federation Council, at the House of the Unions during RosPromEco, Russian Industrial and Environmental Forum.
Over 147 million rubles were allocated for environmental activities by JSC PIMCU in 2013. These funds were used to complete the remediation of open cast mines across the Bilituy road and nearby the standby water basin. The following activities are also planned in the frame of decreasing the environmental effect by the end of the year: remediation of the Vostochny dump at the Urtuysky brown-coal strip mine, maintenance and replacement of filters at TPSs to maintain the de-dusting efficiency, deployment of environmental management systems.
"Among strategic goals for PIMCU, as well as for ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. in general, there is growth of environmental safety of production lines and constant decrease of environmental effect. This high accolade will become an extra incentive for us to strive towards achieving new victories in the field," highlighted Sergey Shurygin, the Director General of JSC PIMCU.