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VNIPIpromtekhnologii implements projects as a general contractor
VNIPIpromtekhnologii JSC (Engineering Center of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.) in 2015 expanded its competence by starting implementation of projects as a general contractor. The key project in this area was the development and implementation of yellow cake drying technology at Dalur JSC, designed to improve finished product quality. The ceremonial start of the new drying plant took place in November last year.
The innovative project ("Drying") was the first one where the
Successful implementation of the project created new competences of the Engineering Center and gave a start to several other general contracting projects, including the construction of a new CHP ash dump and reconstruction of Sredneye tailing dump at PIMCU PJSC.
Another significant milestone for the company was the contract with Khiagda JSC for a set of works on Istochnoye deposit infrastructure development. Along with preparation for the construction and assembly works on the deposit, examination of project documentation at Glavgosexpertiza of Russia FAI is being carried out.
It is worth noting that at the end of 2015 the staff of VNIPIpromtekhnologii completed a tremendous amount of work on preparation of projects for delivery to Glavgosexpertiza of Russia FAI. Obtaining Glavgosekspertiza opinions in 2016 on seven projects that are being already implemented, as well on those which are being prepared for expert examination is a trend for further development of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.’s subsidiaries; and for the
The work on restoration of the injection well at liquid radioactive waste repository of Dimitrovgrad Branch of NO RAO FSUE is especially worth noticing. This unique work was performed with a high safety level and for the first time without stopping the operation of the repository.
In addition to the engineering projects, VNIPIpromtekhnologii in 2016 will continue to leverage its traditional competences in R&D, planning and surveying area. The priority projects include PIMCU’s Mine No. 6 project, Nizhnekamsky massif, implementation of State Contract with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia on extraction of associated scandium and rare-earth metals at Dalur JSC and a project involving the use of paste filling based on uranium ore tailings to backfill underground chambers formed during ore extraction at PIMCU PJSC, which commenced in 2015.