Eduard Smirnov

Mr. Smirnov has been a member of the Management Board since April 2019. 

Since January 2021, he has been the Technical Director of PJSC Uralkali.

From 2016 to 2020, Mr. Smirnov was Uralkali's Director for Subsoil Management.

Eduard Smirnov was born in 1969. In 1993, he graduated from the Perm State Technical University majoring in underground development of mineral deposits. In 2007, he completed an MBA programme with the Synergia Institute of Economics and Finance.

In 2001, he was appointed the deputy chief engineer for technology at Berezniki-1. In 2004-2008, he was the chief engineer of Berezniki-1. In 2011-2013, Mr. Smirnov was the deputy chief engineer for mining operations in Uralkali. In 2013-2016, he was the Uralkaliís deputy technical director for mining operations.

Annual report 2011


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Uralkali Integrated Report 2012


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GRI Tables 2012

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Uralkali Integrated Report 2014


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Uralkali Integrated Report 2019


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Uralkali Integrated Report 2020


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ESG Report 2019


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Uralkali Sustainability Report 2011


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Cardinal rules

Smoking in mines is prohibited.
Work at heights without wearing a safety harness is prohibited.
Work in electrical installations under voltage is prohibited.
It is forbidden to perform work and stay in the bottomhole zone during the operation of the mining machine.
Loading and unloading operations when people are in the danger zone are prohibited.
Working in underground mines with unsecured and/or unassembled roofing is prohibited.
It is forbidden to carry out repairs and maintenance of conveyors without disconnecting from energy sources, use of conveyors for transfer of people and goods (materials and/or equipment), crossing (either above or under) operating conveyors by employees are not allowed.
It is forbidden to carry out welding and flame work in underground mines and mine buildings without the necessary safety measures preventing fire.