OJSC Rudas among Russia’s TOP 100 companies in ecology and environmental management
07 April 2011
OJSC Rudas (a subsidiary of LSR Group) has become one of the Russia’s TOP 100 companies in ecology and environmental management. Due to its environmentally friendly business, the company was included into TOP 100 companies in Russia. Ecology and environmental management.
The winners were announced at the 5th National Conference “Ecology and production.The future economic models of environmental protection”. Rudas was awarded the Golden medal “European Quality”, the winner’s certificate, and Alexey Yushkov, the company’s managing director, won the medal “Environmentalist of the Year”.
This is an annual award held by the Independent Public Council supported by the Council of Federation, Russian State Duma, Chamber of Industry and Commerce of RF, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of RF and International Academy of Quality.
OJSC Rudas has become one of the Russia’s most environmentally friendly businesses as the company is constantly implementing and upgrading the measures to preserve the environment as well as its environmental management systems. In particular, Rudas uses cutting-edge technologies of sand extraction, reclaims quarries to restore fertile soil and conducts mining and environmental monitoring as well as laboratory monitoring of atmospheric emissions.
To enhance the processes and improve environmental efficiency, OJSC Rudas undergoes environmental audits, and is implementing environmental management system (EMS).
Note to Editors:
OJSC LSR Group is a real estate development and building materials company founded in 1993 and operating in a number of complementary market segments. Its core business areas are production of building materials, real estate development and panel construction.
LSR Group's main operations are located in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Ukraine.
In 2010, the sales revenues of LSR Group were RUB 49,950 million (IFRS).
LSR Group is a public company, with its GDRs traded on the London Stock Exchange and its ordinary shares traded on MICEX and RTS.
OJSC Rudas was founded in 1976, since 1997 – it is a subsidiary of LSR Group. Today Rudas is a group of companies extracting, transporting, storing and selling sand, almost fully covering the needs of the construction sector in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
The company supplies sea sand, quarried mining sand and quarried inwash sand as well as ground sand.
Currently OJSC Rudas extracts and processes quarried sand from nine quarries, and sea sand – from four quarries.
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