Uralkali (the Company; MICEX: URKA), one of the world’s largest potash producers, has become a Professional Partner of the 2nd interregional exhibition of modern technologies and equipment for the extraction and enrichment of ores and minerals Rudnik 2016, held at the exhibition centre Permskaya Yarmarka (Perm) from 11 to 14 October.
Uralkali has participated in the exhibition since its inception. This year, the Company will organise a round table on the subject “Uralkali: a direct dialogue with the market”, during which the Company’s Procurement Directorate will present its development plans in terms of technological infrastructure, improvement of transparency and efficiency, and will inform potential suppliers about the procedure of procurement of materials and equipment. Such a format of dialogue will help the Company in establishing a direct contact with developers of new technologies, manufacturers and suppliers of modern equipment. Vladimir Vershinin, Uralkali Procurement Director, will be the keynote speaker at the round table.
Specialised exhibition Rudnik has been held since 2015 with the support of the Perm Territory government. The purpose of the exhibition is to show all key trends of the mining industry, to present the proposals of suppliers and developers of equipment in the field of mining and processing of ores and minerals, as well as to engage contractors in order to meet the needs of subsoil users. It is attended by representatives of the largest Russian companies, small innovative enterprises, federal, regional and municipal authorities, as well as research institutes and core educational institutions.
Uralkali (www.uralkali.com) is one of the world’s largest potash producers and exporters. The Company’s assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore-treatment mills situated in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Territory, Russia). Uralkali employs ca.11,000 people (in the main production unit). Uralkali’s shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange.