Metallurgists’ and Miners’ Day


Dear metallurgists and miners!

Let me offer you my heartiest congratulations on the Metallurgists’ and Miners’ Day!

In the ongoing crisis period for Ukraine, your hard work has become the basis for stability of the entire Ukrainian economic system. It is the success of metallurgists that has lately ensured the growth of GDP and employment rates. Despite the objective challenges of the recent years, your industry remains one of the major drivers of the national economy. This is what Ukraine is firmly associated with worldwide. Quality and “soul” of Ukrainian metal is our our brand identity. Metal and mining industry as well as associated sectors of economy employ hundreds of thousands of our fellow citizens. Metallurgy is famous for its labour dynasties and solid traditions. Your dedication and top-rank professionalism make us believe that all the challenges faced by metallurgists will be successfully overcome. I want to thank you all for your dedication to the profession, your firmness and courage, your unity and team spirit.

Wishes of good health, happiness and prosperity to you and your families! Happy holiday!

Alexey Pertin, CEO of Smart-Holding, Member of the Supervisory Board of Metinvest