The corporate newspaper of Severstal, one of the world's leading steel and steel-related mining companies, has been recognized as the Best Corporate Publication in the Russia & CIS Steel Industry in the Metal Supply and Sales magazine's annual awards. The winners were announced on November 15 in Moscow, with the awards presented at the 2012 Metal Expo trade show.
The judging panel for the 10th annual Metal Supply and Sales magazine awards graded the nominee publications on the quality of journalism, design and editorial creativity.
Dmitry Lyakhovsky, Editor-in-Chief of Metal Supply and Sales magazine and a member of the judging panel, commented: "Severstal's newspaper stood out from its industry peers because of its balanced coverage of industry topics and the quality of its news reporting."
Dmitry Poyarkov, Head of Severstal's Corporate Media Unit and Senior Manager of Communications at Severstal, commented: "We are very proud of this award. We continually work to improve and develop our corporate newspaper to meet the needs of its readers as well to help Severstal achieve its strategic goals. The Company's strong corporate culture and the development of our Business System are key pillars of Severstal's strategy and effective employee engagement and communication are crucial to their success."
Severstal's TV channel, Severstal News, was also nominated and won a prize in The Best Digital Corporate Media category.