EVRAZ NTMK Employee Proves Sverdlovsk Region’s Best Welder

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, October 2, 2018. Dmitri Koltykov from EVRAZ Holding’s Nizhniy Tagil Integrated Metallurgical Works (NTMK) won the Sverdlovsk Region round of Glory to The Man of Labor Contest as the Best Welder among all the competing companies/employees in the mining and metallurgical sector, EVRAZ Holding’s press service reports.

Workers from fifteen Sverdlovsk Region-based mining and metallurgical enterprises took part in the challenge. They had to do a theory-based quiz and a practical task of overhead welding of metal sheets.

The judges’ panel (welding experts supplied by the competing enterprises themselves) assessed the quality of welded seams and had the samples tested with ultrasound for internal defects. The winners got selected based on their scores in both the theoretical and the practical tasks.

EVRAZ NTMK’s welder Dmitri Koltykov, who scored 87 points, won the first prize; Sergey Kolotilov from Russian Engineering Company and Uralelectromed’s Rustam Khusnutdinov got silver and bronze, respectively.

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