15 Oct 2020 15:03

Deadline to conclude investigation into causes of accident at NTEC extended until Oct 30 - Rostekhnadzor

MOSCOW. Oct 15 (Interfax) - The deadline to conclude the investigation into the causes of the accident at Norilsk-Taimyr Energy Company (NTEC), a subsidiary of MMC Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel), has been extended until October 30, the press service of Russia's Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Oversight (Rostekhnadzor) has told Interfax.

Rostekhnadzor director Alexei Aleshin had previously said during an interview with Interfax that the investigation would to be concluded at the end of September. However, the watchdog decided to extend the deadline until mid-October when taking into account the technical difficulties.