Thursday, June 20, 2024
Russian environmental organizations have protested Gazprom’s plans to build a gas pipeline to China in the Golden Mountains of Altai, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Kommersant reports. The company’s works through the Ukok Plateau in Altai come following comments from Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller, who said last week that the...
The construction of a controversial waste dump that has catalyzed protests in Russia’s Arkhangelsk region for over a year is still opposed by an overwhelming majority of residents in northern Russia, an independent survey shows, according to Pravda.ru. Plans to ship over 2 million tons of garbage a year from...
Construction companies from Belarus are keen to take part in local government tenders for projects in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Region, SB.by writes. A delegation of Belarusian construction, design, engineering, and road construction companies led by Head of the Foreign Economic Activities Department of the Architecture and Construction Ministry Aleksei Shilo...
Moscow city authorities intend to erect a modern sports center near the existing Luzhniki Olympic Complex, which is one of the world’s biggest multi-purpose sports facilities, RIA Novosti news agency reported with reference to the City of Moscow construction department. The head of the construction complex of the Russian capital Marat...
The two sides of a long-awaited bridge between Northeast China and the Russian Far East across the Amur River will be connected by the end of the week, Zvezda reported citing authorities. Chinese authorities have ordered the construction of a customs and immigration facility for the bridge, which will serve as...
Nanotechnology will be used in the reconstruction of Tyumen section of a federal road running from the city of Yekaterinburg, the region’s construction department said on Thursday, according to Construction.ru. The report says that for the first time, asphalt concrete will include bitumen additive DORSO, which has unique properties. In...
Further work on the creation of a modernized frigate of project 22350M was suspended after the development of the outline design of the ship due to the lack of a customer’s decision, as stated in the report of Northern Design Bureau JSC (Northern Design Bureau, part of United Shipbuilding...
Ryanair, EasyJet and Wizzair are among international low-cost airlines which have submitted bids for 33 destinations out of St Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport next year, Vedomosti reported.  Awarding the slots would require that the airport complies with the Open Skies regime, the business newspaper writes. Last week, after years of lobbying,...
There are almost 180 thousand prisoners in Russia who could work on construction sites. "This is quite a lot. Even if we mobilize 20-30% of them, then this is already not bad," Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin said in an interview with the Russia 24 TV channel. A similar experience...
Dangers could be lurking around the corner for Russian steel makers despite them ramping up production and making the most of rising prices and demand in 2017, Reuters reports. The country’s top two steel companies, NLMK and Evraz, reported this week their 2017 output is up by about 3 percent,...