Environmental performance of the Company’s foreign assets
Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta
The company is fully environmentally permitted and operates a certified integrated management system compliant with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta’s main environmental impact comes from air emissions of ammonia (NH3) and nickel (Ni), and water discharges of nickel, sulphates (SO42) and ammonium ions (NH4+). In 2019, Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta met all permit requirements for emissions, discharges and waste disposal volumes.
|Industrial wastewater, Mm3||0.9||1.0||1.0|
|Total water consumption, Mcm||11.1||11.8||11.5|
|Pollutants in industrial wastewater, kt|
|NH4+ (expressed as nitrogen)||0.1||0.1||0.1|
|Air pollutant emissions, t||71||85||40|
|Waste generation, kt||5.5||2.8||5.7|
|Waste disposal, kt||0.8||1.1||1.3|
The company operates in accordance with both local environmental protection regulations and Nornickel corporate standards. Nkomati pays close attention to environmental safety, is certified and regularly audited for compliance with ISO 14001.
|Water consumption, Mcm||0.064||0.429||0.254|
|Waste generation, t||431||358||1,243|
|Waste disposal, t||845||725||670|
|Environmental protection expenditures, USD mln||0.27||0.31||0.33|