The head of North Ossetia: the factory «Electrozinc» can convert

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite in fotobanken acting head of the Republic of North Ossetia — Alania Vyacheslav Bitarov. 14 April 2016The head of North Ossetia: the factory «Electrozinc» can convert© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite the image Bank

. The head of North Ossetia Vyacheslav Bitarov believes that the plant «Electrozinc» in Vladikavkaz, close to which I ask parliamentarians and citizens of the Republic, it is possible to repurpose, the press service of the head of the region.

«The issue of further activities of the plant, we will consider the complex and systemic. We have created a Commission comprising MPs, social activists and responsible members of the government of the Republic, representatives of the UMMC (the holding company which includes the company — ed.) who have gathered and outlined a roadmap of its activities. One of the solutions to the question «elektrozink» I see in the conversion of production», — quotes the press-service of the word Bitarova after a meeting of the Commission on consideration of issues of further activities of the plant.

In his opinion, this will allow you to employ a certain number of workers of the enterprise. «We will meet with employees and management. You need to understand how they see a solution to this problem», — said the head of the region.

Bitarov also said that personally acquainted with the results of the air samples in Vladikavkaz. «Today, the results of samples that are taken at the plant «Electrozinc» and around it, show that no exceedances of MPC there. At the moment the company is not working,» he said.

The factory «Electrozinc» October 21, there was a big fire. During the fighting killed one firefighter and two others injured. Plant operations suspended after fire. The decision on the resumption of its work will assume leadership of the «UMMC-Holding», which includes the company. Criminal under the criminal code article «Violation of requirements of industrial safety of hazardous production objects, entailed on imprudence death of the person».

In the evening on Monday in Vladikavkaz gathered several hundred people, who demanded to close the factory «Electrozinc». It went to Bitarov, which promised to bring the issue to the leadership of the country. To close the factory also required the deputies of the Parliament of North Ossetia and the mayor of Vladikavkaz of Maharbek’re still. However, UMMC stated that the total elimination of production in Vladikavkaz is not worth it.

OJSC «Electrozinc» is one of the leading enterprises of nonferrous metallurgy of Russia, the largest industrial enterprise of the Republic of North Ossetia — Alania. The plant area is 70,2 ha. The factory is located in the North-Eastern part of Vladikavkaz.