JSC "Stoilensky (Mining and Beneficiation Plant)" (NLMK Group) is one of the three leading mining companies in Russia. It develops one of the largest deposits of the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly (KMA). Stoilensky’s main products are iron ore concentrate, sinter ore and iron ore pellets.

Stoilensky is one of the most profitable mining companies in the world and a unique one combining high performance, low operating costs and top quality products.

Production at Stoilensky

Loose deposits are mined using a bucket wheel excavator and shovel excavators, while overburden, high-grade ore and iron formations require drilling and blasting operations prior to mining with shovel excavators. Rock is removed from the pit using trucks, rail and conveyor belts.

Sales Geography: Russia, Ukraine, Eastern Europe, China.

Market positions

  • 18.2% share in the Russian iron ore production in 2016;
  • 23.58 million tonnes of iron ore produced in 2017;
  • 1.5 million tonnes of sinter ore in 2017;
  • 6 million tonnes of iron ore pellets in 2017;
  • 6 billion tonnes or 130 years of development – the quarry’s industrial reserve;
  • 375 m - the depth of the quarry is 375 m
  • About 6000 employees;
  • 300 km away from NLMK, its main consumer

5-year results

Stoilensky is one of the most profitable mining companies in the world and a unique enterprise with high efficiency and low costs of production as well as the high quality of products.

    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Products outcome, k tonnes concentrate 13,953
sinter ore 1,454
  pellets        288 6,023
Sales revenue, m RUR   41,069

Sustainable operational and financial performance

  • 16.0

    mt - concentrate production

  • 1.5

    mt - sinter ore production

  • RUB - sales revenue


  • 2017 operational efficiency programme effect

    2billion RUB

High level of corporate responsibility

  • 5.9k


  • 75.4%

    have professional degree

  • passed professional courses in 2017


  • budget for professional development in 2016

         21m RUB