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Norilsk Nickel in June will complete the first inspection after the incident in Norilsk

The first internal audit of Norilsk Nickel after the accident at the CHP-3 (JSC "NTEC") in Norilsk will be completed in June, get results on all audits planned before the end of the year, the message of the company.

Internal service of "Norilsk Nickel", in addition to the condition of the fuel tanks, check the condition of the piles and soil.

Utkin also said that adjacent to the damaged fuel tank at CHP-3 is fully functional. "I can definitely say that he (the tank) are in good condition, it passed a safety examination. It was held in the year 2019, as all tanks are, unscheduled inspections. But just in case, to avoid, and next to any motion of the soil, we pumped the fuel out of that tank" - he said.

One of the tanks storing diesel fuel at TPP-3 Norilsk may 29 was damaged, leakage of about 21 thousand tons of fuel. On the territory of the Krasnoyarsk region introduced a state of emergency at the Federal level. Norilsk Nickel believes the main cause of the accident, the warming in the permafrost, which resulted in the movement of the supports under the fuel tanks.