On June 16, deputies of the City Council of the Nakhodka city district, members of the Ecology Commission, visited the site of the future Nakhodka mineral fertilizer plant. The reason for the visit was the rumors circulated in the city that illegal logging was carried out on the territory of the future enterprise.
At the site, deputies were met by Viktor Grebenyukov, NFP Executive Director, who told the parliamentarians about the work being done and answered all their questions.
At this stage, the main work on site is carried out by the Nakhodka OAO Complex. About 150 employees of this construction company are at the construction site, more than 100 units of heavy equipment have been mobilized. Viktor Grebenyukov noted that the company is extremely interested in attracting the maximum number of Nakhodka and regional workers and contractors to the project.
“NFP is more than 1,500 new jobs for highly qualified employees. Today we have already aigned an agreement with FEFU on training personnel for the future enterprise, ”said Viktor Grebenyukov.
“We are building a new domestic modern and environmentally friendly enterprise where the most advanced technologies will be applied. The issue of ecology will always be an absolute priority for us - both at the construction stage and at the stage of subsequent operation. Regarding the green spaces removed from the site, compensation measures will certainly be taken. In addition, at the moment, we are working with social services on the issue of processing cut trees for firewood, followed by free transfer to the needy residents of our city, ”Viktor Grebenyukov explained.
The parties agreed to maintain regular contact and exchange information on the progress of the project, in particular, as part of the public review of the terms of reference for materials on environmental impact assessment.
Nakhodka Mineral Fertilizer Plant (NFP) is a large-scale investment project for the construction of methanol and ammonia production capacities in the Russian Far East.
The construction is carried out under the “turnkey” EPC contract with the leading international contractor for the construction of gas chemical plants - China Chengda Engineering Co., Ltd.
The construction of the plant will ensure the creation of more than 1,500 highly qualified jobs in the Nakhodka city district, and after tax holidays and launch of the Phase 2, up to 14.5 billion tax revenues to budgets of all levels annually.