Environmental Performance Indicators1

EN1 Materials used2 

Basic materials, thousand m3

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Mined Rock

30,226.8

36,943.2

35,493.7

38,839.8

including

       

ore and ands

9,451.5

11,983.0

8,433.8

10,291.7

*Product yield per tonne of ore in 2012 increased by 5.3%

Company’s material costs of production and sales of core products, RUB million

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Material costs, including:

20,932.7

25,676.5

29,440.3

35,301.6

raw and auxiliary materials, purchased semi-finished goods, consumables

4,214.4

6,647.0

7,713.5

9,285.8

fuel

5,267.3

5,188.2

5,159.2

7,705.9

power

5,111.4

5,826.8

5,894.2

6,235.0

EN2 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials

Wastes re-used for production of core products, thousand tonne

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Overburden rock

989.103

1,667.500

5,240.600

5,105.783

Overburden rock, non-salinized

311.426

277.236

Processing tailings

251.600

273.200

311.200

279.000

Lime and dolomite in lumps (overburden rock)

163.000

137.500

Spent oils

1.755

1.419

0.899

0.848

Spent tires

0.015

0.171

0.008

0.003

Spent tire casings

0.426

0.597

0.553

0.826

Black metal scrap

0.123

0.001

0.110

0.085

EN3 Direct energy consumption by primary energy source

Energy consumption by primary source, thousand GJ

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Electric power generated by hydro power stations

5,749.5

5,744.9

5,461.3

5,542.3

Natural gas

7,286.4

7,772.4

6,171.7

6,509.0

Oil

2,116.6

1,467.6

629.2

496.6

Diesel fuel

1,109.7

854.0

830.7

880.4

Coal

398.4

206.4

165.2

153.3

EN4 Indirect energy consumption by primary source

Indirect energy consumption for heat generation by primary source, thousand GJ

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Coal-fired boiler houses

249.8

101.4

102.2

103.5

Liquid fuel-fired boiler houses

1,844.8

1,290.7

654.6

547.8

Gas-fired boiler houses

5,443.1

5,565.5

5,147.5

5,415.6

Electric boiler houses

2,264.0

2,067.6

1,787.3

1,757.8

EN8 Total water withdrawal by source

Total water withdrawal by source in 2011, million m3

Indicator

2012

Water withdrawal from natural sources, including:

26.782

Irelyakh River 

0.091

Malaya Botuobiya River 

0.307

Irelyakh water reservoir

12.645

Sytykan water reservoir, hydro system on River Sytykan

5.736

Water reservoir on Oyuur-Yurege stream

5.888

Water reservoir on Markha River 

1.614

Buffer water reservoir on the left tributary of Khannya River 

0.234

Wells

0.042

Lena River 

0.024

Olenek River 

0.001

Artesian well No.116‑E

0.015

Lake Sordonookh

0.006

Ochygyui Botoubai River 
Vilyuy River

0.003
0.011

Taas-Yuryakh River 

0.004
0.002

Bolshaya Botuobiya River 
Ongkhoy River 

0.159

Municipal water supply systems

0.002

Total water withdrawal

26.784

EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused

Total volume of water recycled and reused, million m3

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Reused (recycled) water supply, including:

209.79

198.19

231.09

226.38

 - Recycled water supply

145.36

121.56

153.46

149.17

 - Reused water supply

64.43

76.63

77.63

77.21

Mineralized water withdrawal from underground reservoirs

13.78

12.63

12.07

13.24

Total water withdrawal

31.32

30.38

28.58

26.78

EN15 Number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk

Type

PROTECTION LEVEL

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Threat Level under IUCN3

Red Book of the Russian Federation

Red Book of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Moor frog

 

 

 

+

Viviparous lizard

 

 

 

+

Baikal teal

+

LC

+

+

Lesser white-fronted goose

+

LC

+

+

Peregrine falcon

+

LC

 

+

White-tailed eagle

+

LC

+

+

Golden eagle

 

 

+

+

Osprey

 

 

+

+

Hooded crane

+

LC

+

+

Eastern curlew

+

LC

+

+

Bewick’s swan

 

 

+

+

Whooper swan

 

 

 

+

Terek sandpiper

 

 

 

+

Red-footed falcon

 

 

 

+

Common crane

 

 

 

+

Gadwall

 

 

 

+

Little curlew

 

 

 

+

Altai mole

 

 

 

+

European otter

 

 

 

+

Musk ox

 

 

 

+

EN20 NOx, SOx and other significant air emissions by type and weight, tons

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Contaminant emissions, total including:

8,114.1

 8,158.9

 8,592,4

8,135,1

Solids

2,252.3

2,537.4

3,029.2

2,651.8

Gaseous and liquid substances, including:

5,861.8

5,621.5

5,563.2

5,483.3

Sulphur dioxide

944.9

721.6

502.5

471.4

Carbon monoxide

2,868.1

2,878.3

3,037.1

3,008.6

Nitrogen oxides (calculated as NO2)

1,455.1

1,461.6

1,444.7

1,446.4

Hydrocarbons (without volatile organic compounds)

207.9

141.9

149.5

128.4

Volatile organic compounds

208.8

257.5

291.2

298.9

Other gaseous and liquid contaminants

177.0

160.6

138.2

129.5

EN21 Total water discharge by quality and destination, million m3

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Discharge into surface waters, total

22.32

19.84

16.67

16.78

Contaminated (without treatment)

0.00

0.77

0.60

0.91

Contaminated (insufficiently treated)

22.19

19.04

16.05

15.85

Treated pursuant to standards

0.13

0.03

0.02

0.02

Water discharge into holding basins of tailings storage, settling pools

4.41

5.29

3.87

3.16

Water discharge into underground horizons

14.50

15.28

15.44

14.70

Water discharge to terrain

0.13

4.02

0.12

0.13

EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

Information on generation, use, neutralization and disposal of industrial waste and consumption residue in companies of ALROSA in 2012

Indicator

Total,

Wastes by hazard class, thousand tonnes

thousand tonnes

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

Class 4

Class 5

Wastes stock as at the beginning of the reporting year

17.111

0.000

0.020

0.352

6.381

10.358*

Waste generation during the reporting period

90,546.485

0.017

0.021

2.804

143.575

90,400.068

Received from other companies

0.409

0.000

0.041

0.026

0.083

0.259

Wastes used

5,829.030

0.000

0.002

2.353

116.447

5,710.228

Wastes neutralized

0.913

0.000

0.016

0.009

0.888

0.000

Transferred to other companies, including:

35.944

0.016

0.054

0.560

24.702

10.612

for use

6.051

0.000

0.000

0.351

0.015

5.685

for neutralizations

19.597

0.016

0.054

0.204

19.322

0.001

for storage

2.702

0.000

0.000

0.005

0.153

2.544

for burial

7.594

0.000

0.000

0.000

5.212

2.382

Waste disposal in own facilities for burial

84,681.212

0.000

0.000

0.007

0.871

84,680.334

Wastes stock as at the end of the reporting year

16.90

0.00

0.01

0.25

7.13

9.51

* Beginning in 2012 and in concern with control agencies, overburden and tailings, which are located at the company’s own facilities, shall be listed for accounting purposes as waste for burial and shall not be included in the total balance of hazard class 5 waste.  

EN28 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Fines for violating environmental legislation and regulatory requirements 

1

1

1

2

Fines related to violation of environmental legislation, RUB thousand

16.0

70.5

4.0

50.0

Information on environmental payments by ALROSA companies 

Indicator

2009

2010

2011

2012

Payment for admissible emissions (discharges) of contaminants and disposal of industrial and household waste, RUB million:

including:

36.5

29.5

44.9

51.9

for discharges into water bodies

1.4

0.9

0.7

0.6

for atmospheric emissions

1.7

1.9

1.9

2.2

for disposal of industrial and household waste

33.4

26.7

42.3

49.1

Payment for above-level emissions (discharges) of contaminants and disposal of industrial and household waste, RUB million:

39.0

99.7

25.2

27.0

for discharges into water bodies

29.3

22.5

12.3

15.6

for atmospheric emissions

3.2

2.4

2.7

4.3

for disposal of industrial and household waste

6.5

74.8

10.2

7.1

 


1 Information in this annex was prepared on the basis of date submitted by operating units in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). 
2 Information relating to volumes of other materials that were used in the reporting period was not consolidated.
3 LC threat rate denotes the categories that raise the least fears in accordance with the Categories and criteria of the Red List of IUCN, version 3.1, 2000. Red Books of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) do not include any information regarding threat to the existence of the species.