Russian PGM producer Nornickel has today announced a slate of measures to protect its workforce from Covid-19. The company says its sites remain operational and have not been affected by the virus.

Where possible, corporate staff will work from home, international travel has been banned, and business trips within Russia have been reduced. Nornickel is also installing thermal scanners and hand sanitising facilities at its sites.

The company also pledged to support the Russian healthcare systems around its areas of operations, and has paid for 30 ventilators to treat Covid-19 patients.