A barge came to Taimyr with a new batch of building materials for the visitor center and two refrigeration units for the needs of the local community to store reindeer meat, fish and wild plants.
The visitor center and new capacities for processing and storing local products will be created as part of the program to support the indigenous population of the peninsula, which is being implemented by Norilsk Nickel.
According to the press service of the Project Office for the Development of the Arctic, which acts as the construction operator, first a barge with a cargo worth 3 million rubles set off from the Valek pier to the Taimyr village of Ust-Avam.
“It is bringing in a new batch of building materials for the visitor center and two refrigerated units for the needs of the local community to store deer meat, fish and wild plants. Also, two modules for the future workshop for processing tundra gifts and a pile foundation arrived at the port of Dudinka. The cargo was sent for safekeeping to Dudinka while resolving issues with a land plot for the construction of a workshop, ”the PORA press service explained.
The visitor center will contribute to the development of tourism on the peninsula, as well as create additional jobs for the local population.