Uralkali Celebrates Chemistís Day


Uralkali (the Company) celebrated the Chemistís Day, the main professional day for its employees operating surface facilities.

Several award ceremonies were held at the Companyís cultural and recreational centre, which were attended by over 900 employees from Berezniki and Solikamsk. In total, 483 employees received ministerial, corporate, and union awards.

In particular, 26 employees received recognition certificates from the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, and 13 employees were presented with the highest corporate award Ė the Honorary Potash Worker badge.

Also, awards were given to the winners of a professional excellence contest held earlier among Uralkaliís seven ore treatment plants. Prizes were distributed to the competitors in the Best Shift Supervisor, Best Equipment Operator, Best Process Engineering Team, and Best Laboratory Technician categories.

Vitaly Lauk, Uralkali CEO:

The Chemistís Day is one of the most important professional holidays for Uralkali, and we are proud to be successors of this great and noble industry. I am sure that our hard-working, professional and innovative potash and chemical specialists will continue to surpass historical achievements, take on new challenges, and raise the authority and respect of the chemical profession even further up.

Uralkali (www.uralkali.com) is one of the worldís largest potash producers and exporters. The Companyís assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore treatment plants in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Region, Russia). Uralkali employs more than 13,300 people in the main production unit.