Magnezit Group Environmental Policy

Magnezit Group - one of the world leaders in production of refractories based on magnesia raw materials. The company provides a full cycle of production and sales: from mining of raw materials up to engineering and maintaining services.

Magnezit Group recognizes the importance of negative impact reduction of our manufacturing activities on the environment. We conduct and grow our business in a manner that protects the environment and demonstrates good stewardship of our world’s natural resources.

Environmental policy is an integral part of mission and strategy of Magnezit Group.

Our objectives and commitments to the environment and the community are to:

  • Minimise the impact of Magnezit Group activities, products and services on the environment;
  • Preserve natural resources;
  • Achieve the peak level of safety production for human health.

Concepts and approaches of Magnezit Group Environmental Management

The Environmental Management System ensures the Group's strategic objectives.

Basic concepts and approaches of Magnezit Group in the field of environmental management:

  • Set, monitor and attain all objectives and targets to ensure that we maintain strict control over the environmental aspects of all our products, processes and facilities;
  • Support pollution prevention and minimization programs;
  • Improve methods of Environmental Management;
  • Practice preventive activities for environmental protection;
  • Ensure a responsible stewardship of our world’s natural resources.

Group strives for transparency and cooperation with the Government and non-profit organisations in the field of ecology and environmental protection.

Impact of Magnezit Group on the Environment

Magnezit Group is a leading industrial group, and we take seriously our commitment to the environment.

We have an effective system of environmental monitoring in order to maintain a high level of ecological safety of production facilities of the Group.

We work closely and cooperatively with local communities, suppliers and contractors, government agencies, and other organizations engaged in improving the environment. And we continually seek new ways to address the environmental cost and impact of our activities, products and services.

Environmental activities of Magnezit Group

Each enterprise of the Group obligatory complies with the requirements of legislation and regulations. Each enterprise has normative documents regulating its environmental policy.

Various environmental events and their costs are determined by specific problems of each enterprise. Participation in the environmental activities, organized by city and district administrations, as well as development and elaboration of mutual projects are very important steps of Magnezit Group in the field of human life and nature protection.

The main activity in the field of environmental protection for industrial enterprises is the maintenance of treatment facilities and other equipment in good condition. The Group attaches great importance to the modernization and repair of dust- and gas-cleaning systems, whose condition is one of the most important indicators of the overall technical condition of the company.

A significant environmental problem for each industrial company is the question of waste, emissions and discharges of production. Magnezit Group complies with regulations in the field of waste, emissions and uses modern methods of its utilisation. The Group takes part in different scientific researches in order to prevent serious environmental problems in the future, as well as to elaborate and implement innovative environmental technologies.

Directions of Environmental Policy

Magnezit Group develops environmental protection activities in several areas:

1. Environmental directions in investment programs and plans of the Group;

2. Serious attention to the environmental management system;

3. Interaction with public authorities, local authorities and environmental organizations;

4. Improvement of common level of environmental responsibility of the Group.