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ARMZ Director General Vladimir Verkhovtsev Held Meetings with PIMCU Community
The head of the Mining Division congratulated miners of Underground Mines No. 1 and No. 8, the Shaft-Sinking Department, the Operational Support Directorate, the leach plant, the Urtuiskoye Open Cast Mining Office, the Separate Paramilitary Mine Rescue Squad and other PIMCU units on the 50th anniversary of the ‘uranium capital’ of Russia and the Miner’s Day.
When talking to the community, Vladimir Verkhovtsev emphasized that: «Miners are similar to army guys, who are committed to defending their home country, with respect to fortitude, responsibility, and demanding job. Certainly, you have been making a great contribution to the country’s economy.» He also said that «the future growth and new prospects of both PIMCU and Krasnokamensk are taking shape due to the construction of Mine No. 6, and this is an endeavor to further ensure the nuclear and energy security of Russia.»
Vladimir Verkhovtsev extended congratulations sent by Alexey Likhachev, CEO of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation, to the city residents saying, in particular, as follows: «People of Krasnokamensk have proved that they are not afraid of difficulties by having built the city and Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union as the city’s backbone enterprise in the fastest time recorded. This is a really bold achievement, and you are doing your uphill work today to carry on the established traditions, with annual achievements of the Operational program being a strong argument... Uranium mining is impossible without Krasnokamensk. Therefore, new Uranium Mine No. 6 ROSATOM is building in Krasnokamensk is another important historical milestone and a foundation of a reliable and stable future for the one-industry town.»
Every meeting invariably included the best employee recognition and appreciation ceremony, and more than 500 stope miners, sinkers, overseers, mining surveyors, mechanics, fitters, mine rescuers, and other professionals were awarded for their multi-year honest work in E.P. Slavsky PIMCU, PJSC before the holiday.