OREANDA-NEWS. Mariupol steel works of the Metinvest Group have summarized the results of the Workers' Amenities corporate program. Over UAH 17 million were invested in 2015 to improve the working conditions for the workers at MMKI and Azovstal.

The enterprises go step-by-step to create favourable and comfortable working conditions for their employees. Last year alone, repair and construction works for the replacement of the heating system, sewerage, water supply, ventilation and air conditioning were performed in 13 departments of the metallurgical assets of the Metinvest Group in Mariupol.

The BOF shop, boiler area of the Heat and Power Plant and the Warehouse Management Department of Azovstal now have renovated shower rooms, water closets and dining rooms. Repairs were also performed in 1700 Mill and 3000 Mill shops, Heat and Power Plant #2, Water Supply Shop, Rail Transport and Road Transport departments, and in the Lime Kiln Shop of  MMKI.

Yuriy Zinchenko, general director of Ilyich Iron & Steel Works of Mariupol:

- People spend most of their active life at work. Therefore, the improvement of comfort and safety at work is on the list of our priorities. We steadily renovate the facilities in all business units of the enterprise to create descent working conditions and amenities.

Enver Tskitishvili, general director of Azovstal:

- There are basic things, which determine a lot. By creating descent conditions for work and leisure the enterprise tells its employees how much they are valued.   This is an important part of motivation.