One of the three leading players in the Russian nickel market — the company JSC «Ufaleynickel» — reported on the outcome of the first half. According to data released by the representatives of the enterprise, the company finished the period with positive financial results: net profit of Chelyabinsk producer of nickel and cobalt amounted to almost 53 million rubles.
Earlier it was reported that in the first quarter of this year, «Ufaleynickel» received 308 million. Rubles of net profit under RAS (against 77 million in damages. For the same period last year and the constant «negative» from 2010 onwards). Then the company explained the success of the plant optimization articles cost nickel production (including — a tangible reduction of prices of purchased coke), affected the cost of production. However, in the II quarter, the company reported a negative balance: joint stock company worked at a loss, amounting to 255 million rubles.
Recall that in June, the plant's management approved a program of further restructuring of the company. In the framework of management planning to focus on the quality of products, increase productivity, introduce into the production process of recycling schemes, containing nickel, as well as to replace part of the obsolete equipment. To implement these tasks, the owners' Ufaleynickel «planned to spend 212 million rubles. before the end of this year.