Monday, May 27, 2024
Construction of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant will begin in the next two to two-and-a-half years, the country’s officials said Sunday, according to Reuters. The 4,800 megawatt (MW) capacity plant at Daba’a in the north of the country, to be built by Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom, aims to be...
Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of the upper house of Russia’s Parliament, the Federation Council, has proposed imposing a temporary embargo on lumber exports from Russia, a move aimed at “putting the industry in order,” Izvestya reported. "Until we just figure it out, will we not take government measures, maybe...
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...
Russia’s construction sector may face around 10% of financial losses amid the current epidemiological situation, Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin said in an interview with Pavel Zarubin on Rossiya-24 TV channel. "It will only be possible to estimate the losses of each region the results of the year. With the...
The Ministry of Economy has offered a series of steps to assist transport infrastructure builders, who protested to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the industry's difficulties in July. Among these measures are the establishment of a minimum level of profitability in government construction contracts and the obligation of customers...
Less than a month before the start of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia, the country has finished all the stadiums needed for the matches played beginning May 29. The final venue to open its doors and receive permission to host matches is in the city of Samara, in...
The construction of a launch pad for the Angara carrier rocket is underway at the Vostochny spaceport in the Russian Far East, materials presented by the Khrunichev Space Center reveal, according to RIA. "Work is underway at the Vostochny spaceport to build infrastructure for preparing launches of Angara carrier rockets...
Russia has established a bigger role in the Middle East through its intervention in Syria on behalf of the Bashar Al Assad regime and is now seeking to benefit from reconstruction projects once stability and peace is achieved, analysts told Gulf News. Experts say Moscow is expected to boost its...
Russian engineering company Mosinzhproekt and the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) plan to set up a joint venture for the construction of subways around the world, Moscow Deputy Mayor Marat Khusnullin has said, according to Interfax. He said that several agreements have already been sealed with Chinese partners, particularly on the implementation of...
A freshly built military communication center in the Republic of Tyva has gone operational, the press-service of the Central Military Region said on Friday, Tass informed. "In a special ceremony held inside the new building the first shift on duty was given orders to get down to work. The new...