Project SMR



SMR - Major Project and Sustaining Capital Alliance.
SMR is Russia’s leading extractor of molybdenum and producer of ferromolybdenum (FeMo); together its mines constitute the largest molybdenum reserves in Russia.
To realize its growth potential, SMR is upgrading and developing its FeMo processing facilities in eastern Russia at Sorsk and Zerikhen. The upgrade will increase FeMo production overall from 7 to 16 million tonnes per annum. SMR is looking to achieve world class operations in terms of safety, environmental protection as well as increased productivity through improved plant operability and availability.
WorleyParsons has entered into a project management alliance with SMR to provide program management and technical resources in workshare centers globally to deliver a portfolio of projects required to upgrade both facilities. In addition, WorleyParsons will manage several specialist technology partners and Russian design Institutes engaged to assist in the delivery of the program.
As our first Mineral & Metals alliance in Europe, the SMR alliance is an important step in the growth of our Improve business in this region. To support its success WorleyParsons proven suite of Improve project delivery methodologies, systems and procedures will be utilized to deliver international best practice on complex brownfield modifications.