Stanislav Seleznev, Health, Safety and Environment Director of Uralkali (the Company; MICEX: URKA), has joined the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs’ (RSPP) Committee on Industrial Safety.
Among the main tasks of the committee is the development of constructive relations between public authorities, public organisations and the business community, in order to improve state regulation in industrial and process safety and prevent emergency situations. In its activities, the RSPP draws upon the positive experience of regulation in this area in countries with highly developed industrial sectors.
Participation in the work of the committee enables the Company to interact more efficiently with the relevant government authorities, and the expert and business communities, as well as to participate in preparing legislative proposals, expert reviews and revising draft regulations on industrial and process safety.
The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) is a national organisation representing the interests of business groups both in Russia and abroad. The RSPP includes more than 100 industry and regional associations across key sectors of the economy: fuel and energy; defence; mechanical engineering; investment banking; construction; chemical production; consumer and food-processing industries.
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.