Why invest in Sum Element


Leadership in the global industry

World leader in nickel and palladium, largest platinum producer outside South Africa, with strong presence in copper.

*Refined nickel
30 + years Reserves

Unrivalled reserve base in the industry

  • Resource base in the Arctic region boasts the largest proved and probable ore reserves.
  • Ore reserves are rich in all the key metals (nickel, copper, platinum, and palladium).
  • The lowest cash cost of nickel production compared to peers.
Operations and assets

Lucrative portfolio of investment projects

Favourable correlation of brownfield to greenfield projects with IRR supported by stress-testing.

14 % Share of ongoing projects in the total reserves and resources of the Talnakh OreNatural minerals containing metals or their compounds in economically valuable amounts and forms.Go to the glossary Cluster
20 % IRR

Disciplined investment approach and responsibility for capital

  • Focus on Tier I assets.
  • New investment management system.

High profitability

Historically, Sum ElementPublic Joint Stock Company “Mining and Metallurgical Company “Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary has demonstrated financial sustainability throughout the cycle: high profitability.

53 % margin

About the company

Sum Element is Russia’s leading metals and mining company, world leader in high-grade nickel and palladium, and one of the biggest platinum and copper producers. The GroupPublic Joint Stock CompanyPublic Joint Stock Company “Mining and Metallurgical Company “Norilsk Nickel”Go to the glossary “Mining and Metallurgical Company “Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary also produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, and Sulphur.

More details on metals

Among the core competitive strengths behind our lucrative business model are a rich resource base with a high content of all key metals, and low cash cost compared to peers.

Currently, Sum Element is actively pursuing the strategy of processing capacities reconfiguration and business model optimisation to maximise market cap and returns on invested capital for shareholders.

More details on strategy