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The Miner’s Day: Krasnokamensk Celebrated Its Major Holiday
Over 400 employees of the country’s largest uranium mining enterprise — Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union (E.P. Slavsky PIMCU, PJSC, managed by ARMZ Uranium Holding Co./Mining Division of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) — were presented various awards.
This year, the epidemiological situation has made adjustments to the holiday program. Due to restriction measures in force in the Trans-Baikal Territory, the traditional procession along Stroiteley Avenue and other cultural events did not take place. The best miners were honored at meetings held in compliance with safety measures by PIMCU’s working teams.
The managers of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., Ivan Kiselev, Director General of PIMCU, PJSC, and Natalya Dmitrieva, Chairwoman of the Union’s primary trade union organization, congratulated miners of underground mines No. 1 and No. 8, the Shaft-Sinking Department, the Urtuiskoye Open Cast Mining Office, and other divisions with their professional holiday. During the festive concert held at the Dauria Palace of Culture, Viktor Svyatetsky, First Deputy Director General and Executive Director of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., conveyed greetings to the working team from Aleksey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation. He also thanked the Union’s team for their conscientious work on his own behalf. Viktor Svyatetsky presented the signs «For Merits to the Nuclear Industry» to Anatoly Belousov, Head of the Mining Design Section of the Mining Support Department, Gennady Kirillov, an underground electric locomotive driver, Vladimir Khaustov, an underground superintendent of a section of Mine No. 1, and other employees of the Union.
Ivan Reva, Deputy Director General for Special Projects of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., and Stanislav Anikeev, HR Director of Atomredmetzoloto, JSC, addressed the audience with speeches of congratulations and gratitude for their work. They also conveyed congratulations from Vladimir Verkhovtsev, Director General of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.
Aleksandr Osipov, Governor of the Trans-Baikal Territory, who took part in the festive celebrations, congratulated the PIMCU’s team: «Real labor is sowing and harvesting grain, processing wood, forging metal and, surely, mining ore. This is the most professional, highly productive, technology-intensive, and talented labor. I thank you for it.»
The Governor presented letters of thanks for their impeccable work, active participation in the social life of the team, great personal contribution to the Company’s establishment, the development of the city and the region to Sergey Dunaev, Chief Mining Engineer of PIMCU, Sergey Chepizubov, a miner of the breaking face at Mine No. 8, and Evgeny Shtcherbina, a miner of the breaking face at Mine No. 1.
The culmination of the celebration was presenting the Miner’s Glory badge. This year, the major miner’s decoration was awarded to Ivan Kiselev, Director General of PIMCU, PJSC, Vladimir Galtsev, an electrical fitter of the Production Support Directorate, Igor Derevyankin, an excavator driver of the Urtuiskoye Open Cast Mining Office, Petr Unger, an electrical fitter of the Production Support Directorate, Mikhail Sharshakov, Chief Specialist of Mine No. 8, Zuffar Akchurin, a specialist of Mining Machines, LLC, Andrey Snigirev, head of an underground drill site of RUSBURMASH, JSC, and others.
Ivan Kiselev noted in his speech that each employee of the Company contributed to the manufacture of the main product. He expressed his gratitude to veterans who had created great labor traditions continued by the current generation of the Union’s employees. The best workers of the Russia’s «Uranium Capital» were also awarded letters of thanks from ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation and ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., badges for labor excellence «Veteran of Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Industry», «For Merits to the Nuclear Industry», and others. A wonderful musical setting for the celebration was the performances of the Trans-Baikal Cossacks song and dance ensemble, Irina Kokhanskaya, Artistic Director of Dauria Palace of Culture, the soloist Siran Agarasov, and Sergey Galanin, famous Russian musician, composer, and singer.