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The plenipotentiary of the Russian President in the Central Federal District has examined chemical production in Dorogobuzhskiy district
 

02.02.2017 The plenipotentiary of the Russian President in the Central Federal District has examined chemical production in Dorogobuzhskiy district

The plenipotentiary of the Russian President in the Central Federal District has examined chemical production in Dorogobuzhskiy district

Within the visit to Dorogobuzhskiy district the plenipotentiary of the President of Russia in Central Federal District Alexander Beglov together with the Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited PJSC Dorogobuzh (the group of companies Acron) which is one of the largest Russian producers of mineral fertilizers.

Over 2600 people work at the plant. Today more than 20 types of chemical production release there, including, synthetic ammonia, ammonium nitrate, azophoska, dry mixed fertilizers and other products of inorganic chemistry.

The management of PJSC Dorogobuzh, telling about the enterprise, has placed particular emphasis on ensuring industrial safety. So, replacement of the outdated equipment, conducting examinations, training of personnel, acquisition of individual protection equipment of employees is annually financed. Besides, in the rescue and firefighting group works for rapid response in case of emergencies in the territory of the plant, the dispatching service is created for the timely notification of workers and the population.

Special attention is also paid to a condition of ecology: there is an installation on neutralization of industrial sewage on the industrial platform of the plant, and control of quality of atmospheric air, drains and dumpings is carried out by the accredited laboratory.

Over the last ten years a number of large projects on modernization of production capacities, introduction of resource-saving technologies is realized on PJSC Dorogobuzh.

At the moment the plant is an active platform for implementation of investment projects within the regional state program “Development of the industry of Smolensk region and increase of its competitiveness” for 2016-2018.

As for further expansion of production, in the next several years it is planned to construct a complex on production of phosphoric fertilizers worth 300 million dollars which will allow to create 350 additional workplaces. However, it can create a transport problem at shipment of finished goods and delivery of additional volumes of mineral raw materials for new production: capacities of freight station Azotnaya are limited through the station a cargo transportation is carried out. The way out the management of the enterprise sees in the joint project with JSC Russian Railways, carrying out the reconstruction of the transport hub. The matter is on special control of the Governor.

In turn, Alexander Beglov recommended to the management of the plant to accelerate process of inclusion in dialogue with the Russian Railway and to make the corresponding calculations in the shortest span of time.

Answering a question of social responsibility of the enterprise, the executive director Victor Bocherikov has told that a cultural center in the settlement of Verkhnedneprovskiy, a stadium and a sports center, a summer recreation camp in which children from all region can have a rest are on the balance of the plant.

Further the plenipotentiary of the President together with the Governor have examined plant floors (ammonia, on production of nitroammofoska, air separation), and have also estimated the level of the provided services and material equipping of a medical and sanitary part.