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Russia: See inside the world's biggest ironworks plant - 'Nadezhda'01:11

Russia: See inside the world's biggest ironworks plant - 'Nadezhda'

Russian Federation, Norilsk
April 6, 2015 at 11:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Norilsk is one of the most inaccessible and secretive places in Russia, yet despite all, it remains home to over 130,000 people. Most of locals travel 12 km (7.5 miles) to work in the Norilsk Nickel's ironworks 'Nadezhda' ("Hope" in Russian) - the biggest plant in the world's industry. Ruptly toured the site on Monday to get this impressive footage.

Nadezhda was opened in 1979 on the site of the former airport. Today the plant is fully automative, corresponding to modern standards of operational control of all production processes.

The finished products of the plant are - but not limited to - matte, copper anodes and technological oxygen.

Russia: See inside the world's biggest ironworks plant - 'Nadezhda'01:11
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Norilsk is one of the most inaccessible and secretive places in Russia, yet despite all, it remains home to over 130,000 people. Most of locals travel 12 km (7.5 miles) to work in the Norilsk Nickel's ironworks 'Nadezhda' ("Hope" in Russian) - the biggest plant in the world's industry. Ruptly toured the site on Monday to get this impressive footage.

Nadezhda was opened in 1979 on the site of the former airport. Today the plant is fully automative, corresponding to modern standards of operational control of all production processes.

The finished products of the plant are - but not limited to - matte, copper anodes and technological oxygen.

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