Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s request to fully prohibit the export of round timber starting in 2022 has split the timber industry into two camps, TASS reported citing Kommersant. If major corporations, which often face the lack of raw materials, consider the measure useful, those companies that don’t have processing...
Danish wind turbines producer Vestas has secured an order totaling 252MW for three wind farms in Russia from Finland’s Fortum and local state-run company Rusnano's Wind Energy Development Fund, Evwind reports. The projects will be located in the Kalmykiya and Rostov regions and will comprise 60 V126-4.2MW machines. Delivery is scheduled...
Russian gold miner Pavlik Gold has selected Finnish industrial machinery company Metso to supply key crushing and grinding equipment for its ore processing plant in Magadan, International Mining reported last week. The Pavlik gold ore processing plant started operations in 2015. It is currently producing approximately seven tons of gold...
The freezing cold wastelands of Siberia are transforming into habitable regions with milder temperatures as the climate changes brought on by rising temperatures kick in, a new research shows, according to Science Daily. Siberia and the wider Asian Russia region accounts for 77 percent of Russia's land area but...
Russia plans to recruit prisoners sentenced to forced labor to clean up pollution in the Arctic, the state-run TASS news agency reported Thursday, citing Federal Prison Service (FSIN) official Elena Korobkova. According to The Moscow Times, the announcement follows a string of environmental incidents to hit the fast-warming region this...
Russia could temporarily restrict lumber exports to China due to the issues of forest reproduction and destruction, the country’s Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Dmitry Kobylkin said during the ‘government hour’ at the Federation Council (upper house of parliament) on Wednesday, according to Realnoe Vremya. "China is the main...
According to a source, the European Commission (EC) has technically prolonged antidumping penalties against Russian and Chinese steel that were set to expire on August 5, according to TASS on Wednesday. "Antidumping duties on Russia and China will stay in force until the review procedure for these measures is finished....
The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources has produced a draft bill titled "On Amendments to the Administrative Code," which proposes introducing responsibility for failure to comply with required standards for quoting polluting emissions. According to the paper, people who refuse to submit information for completing summary air pollution estimates may...
Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources estimated the damage to the environment caused by the fuel oil spill near the city of Vladimir in November last year at 32.5 mln rubles ($429,707), the agency said in a statement on its website on Monday. According to the statement, the...
Russia’s oldest steelmaker and one of the country’s biggest polluters, Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel PJSC, (MMK) plans to spend around $600 million on environmental projects, Bloomberg reported.  During the company’s Capital Markets Day in London on Friday, Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel PJSC, (MMK), told analysts, investors, and press that its...