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;
  • 17.23 million tonnes of iron ore produced in 2016;
  • 1.6 million tonnes of sinter ore in 2016;
  • 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.

    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Products outcome, k tonnes concentrate 13,903 13,953 14,948 15,194 15,636
sinter ore 1,712 1,454 1,582 1,737 1,583
  pellets          288
Sales revenue, m RUR   39,752 41,069 38,066 33,934 37,499

Sustainable operational and financial performance

  • 15.6

    mt - concentrate production

  • 1.6

    mt - sinter ore production

  • RUB - sales revenue


  • 2015 operational efficiency programme effect

    900m RUB

High level of corporate responsibility

  • 5.9k


  • 75.4%

    have professional degree

  • passed professional courses in 2016


  • budget for professional development in 2016

         20m RUB