Norilsk Nickel increases the rate of elimination of consequences of emergency in Norilsk

After the incident with the area adjacent to the CHP-3 in Norilsk, have already withdrawn about 50 thousand tons of contaminated soil and collected 949 cubic meters vodnosolevy mixture, is spoken in the message of "Norilsk Nickel".

As of June 7, the group of forces involved in the liquidation of the accident, has more than 500 people and over 200 pieces of equipment from them in the CHP-3 – 300 specialists of "Norilsk Nickel" and 170 units of equipment of the company. The treated sorbent is 22.6 thousand square meters of land.

With the surface of the river Barn is currently collected 913 cubic meters vodnosolevy mixture which is deposited in seven flexible tanks (250 cubic metres each), deployed on the shoreline.

Only the waters of the river Barn has 18 orders of booms. In addition to this, the specialists of "Norilsk Nickel" in the confluence of the Unnamed Creek to the river Daldykan have two additional orders of booms to prevent a potential contact with water bodies residues of diesel fuel from the territory near the CHPP-3.

Last Friday of June to the place of liquidation of consequences of incident arrived 72 specialists of the company "Gazprom Neft" with the equipment and special tools to assist in gathering fuel from the surface of the water. In addition, the elimination of the joined experts of the company "Transneft" also arrived with the equipment and equipment required for the work.

"All these measures allow to accelerate the collection of fuel. Every day the pace is increasing", - said the Director of the polar division of "Norilsk Nickel" Nikolay Utkin, whose words are reported.