Increasing carbon is one of the most common problems from which the world is battling in the present world. As a part of the global initiative to reduce the world pollution level, the leading Nickel and palladium production company, Nornickel has announced the shutdown of its Nickel plant in city Norilsk, Russia. This important decision from the company has come after the company enters into 74th years of its foundation. The company has decided to contribute the year 2016 to the sustainable development for reducing the world pollution level.
A voluntary shut down of the plant
The nickel plant in Norilsk is a voluntary shut down keeping in view the sustainable developments. The company felt concerned about the drastic consequences of the world carbon level hence, it has taken an initiative to close its Nickel plant and contribute to improve the quality of surroundings. By reduction in emissions from its side the company has shown that it is more concerned for the environment than gaining profits. As a part of its voluntary close of the Nickel plant, the company has also signed with SNC-Lavalin on capturing sulfur dioxide. The deal costs about USD 1.7 billion to the company.
No more plans for a new set up
According to some reliable sources, the company has no plans to start another plant after the shutdown of Nornickel plant. Although, the company also claims that there will be no affect on the production of Nickel and palladium as the production will remain continued in the other plants of this company which is located in kola MMC and NN Harjavalta. The company plans to maximize the production through expansion in these plants which are equipped with the modern facilities and have effective systems for reducing the toxic emission and other types of harmful wastes.