Thursday, October 17, 2019
Cuba and Russia created in Havana the first joint venture to produce construction materials, between the two countries, Granma reported. The communist country’s official daily newspaper called the move a sign that “nothing stops the alliance” between Russia and Cuba. Teccomp Caribe S.A., formed between the Cuban trading company Siment Aut...
The construction of a 12km-long bypass, already dubbed Russia’s largest road project for the next five years, has been launched by authorities in Russia’s Volgograd Region, Aif.ru reports. “This project is one of the largest for the next five years I’m not talking merely about money, I’m...
The construction of a water park worth six billion rubles ($90 million) began on Thursday in Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East, TASS reported. The aqua park is planned to be commissioned in 2021, the technical project developer Vadim Sukharev of the Brosko company said at the ground-breaking ceremony. "A water park with...
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 Energy Ministry considers it reasonable to attract foreign investors to exploration of the Russian Arctic shelf for unallocated licenses, minister Alexander Novak told reporters on Tuesday, according to TASS. "We believe that it may be considered within the unallocated subsoil reserve fund," he said, adding that today the law...
South Korea’s Hyundai Construction Equipment Co., an equipment producer under Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, said that it has clinched a $30 million order from Russia, Yonhap News reported last week. The company will supply 300 units of construction equipment, including 260 excavators, to a Russian customer by the end of...
The first flight, operated by Pobeda Airlines, has arrived this week at a newly-built airport in the Russian city of Saratov, which is named after legendary Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, RIA Novosti reported.  Built to replace Saratov Tsentralny Airport because expansion was impossible, Gagarin International Airport is the latest in...
In the first half of 2019, Russian steel giant Severstal shipped 2.9 million tons of metal products to Russian builders, 16% more than in the same time last year, the company said, according to Steel Guru. The steelmaker attributed the increase in supplies to the expansion of the geography of...
The introduction of “low-cost” railway cars in Russia is not a bad idea, but Russian Railways’ plan to use old and dilapidated wagons cannot attract people to use the new class, experts told Realnoe Vremya. A year ago, a subsidiary of Russian Railways', the Federal Passenger Company announced its intention to...
A repair project for two Russian vessels - the Project 949A nuclear-powered submarine Irkutsk and the Project 971 nuclear-powered underwater cruiser Magadan – has started in the Zvezda Ship Repair Center in the Russian Far East, Korabel.ru reported. The two submarines are in service with Russia’s Pacific Fleet, the Zvezda press...