EVRAZ NTMK Wins Gold at WorldSkills

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, July 5, 2019. EVRAZ Nizhny Tagil Metallurgical Plant’s (EVRAZ NTMK) team won gold in Engineering Design and Wiring during EVRAZ Holding’s corporate round of the WorldSkills Championship in Novokuznetsk. Contestants from EvrazTekhnika won the first prize in Mechatronics, whilst the gold medals in the rest of the categories went to EVRAZ United West Siberian Metallurgical Plant’s (EVRAZ ZSMK) team.

According to EVRAZ Holding Ural’s Corporate Communications Center’s PR Department, over three hundred professionals and experts from the holding’s six member enterprises (EVRAZ United West Siberian Metallurgical Plant’s (EVRAZ ZSMK), EVRAZ Nizhny Tagil Metallurgical Plant (EVRAZ NTMK), Kachkanarsky Ore Mining & Processing Enterprise, Raspadskaya Coal Comapny, EVRAZ Vanady Tula, and EvrazTekhnika) took part in the competition.

The contestants competed in twelve different categories: Mechatronics, Welding Technologies, Wiring, Chemical Lab Tests, Sheet Metal Treatment, Nondestructive Testing, Mobile Robotics, CAD Engineering Design, Mobile Robotics, Engineering Design, Reverse Engineering, and Job Safety. The last three categories got introduced for the first time this year.

A four-person team (Svetlana Babakova, Ekaterina Ufilkina, Anna Shalygina, and Oleg Ozhogin) competed in Engineering Design on EVRAZ NTMK’s behalf and won the first prize at the end of the championship. A native of Nizhniy Tagil Andrei Repyev won gold in Wiring; EVRAZ NTMK employees Vladimir Yermolin and Alexander Tsypushkin won the second and third prizes in Reverse Engineering; Alexander Polishchuk and Sergey Dolbilov won bronze in Mechatronics; Alexander Lozhkov and Anton Kovalev won silver and bronze in Welding Technologies; Daniil Vinogradov won bronze in Industrial Automation; and Darya Lanina won silver in Chemical Lab Tests.

The winners will go on to represent EVRAZ at the annual national round of the championship:
the 6th National WorldSkills Hi Tech Championship will be held in Yekaterinburg on October 28-November 1, 2019.


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