Friday, 14.12.2018
The Russian Government has proposed that from 2019, the number of foreign workers employed in the construction sector will be limited to 80% of the total number of workers in an enterprise, the Kommersant business newspaper reports. "There will be a reduction in the foreign labor force in the...
Moscow, Russia and Pakistan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on implementing a project to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, according to Neftegaz.ru. "The memorandum provides for the identification of authorized organizations through...
The company that built the controversial Kerch Strait bridge in Russia-occupied Crimea, Stroigazmontazh, is also ready to build a bridge to link Russia’s Far eastern island of Sakhalin and mainland, RBK reports. Billionaire Arkady Rotenberg, chairman of the company’s board of directors, was speaking about the subject in an interview with the...
Officials in Moscow have approved a new 404 meter (1,325 feet) skyscraper in the Russian capital, which will become the city's tallest building, CNN reports. The impresive superstructure, designed by Sergey Skuratov Architects will be a part of the Moscow City commercial district. The still unnamed structure will be...
Russia will build a large, modern naval base in the town of Kaspiisk in its Republic of Dagestan, the country’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said, according to the Dagestan office of RIA news agency. The defense minister said that Russian specialists already started the work to expand the bay in the...
Russia is unlikely to construct a new aircraft carrier in the next ten years, the scientific director of the Krylov State Scientific Research Center Valery Polovinkin has said, adding that this class of ship is unlikely to appear before 2030-2035. “The manufacturing capability of Russian plants make it possible...
Austria’s formwork company Doka GmbH, a branch of the Umdasch Group AG, will initiate construction of its first formwork plant in Russia’s Lipetsk Special Economic Zone, RIA news agency reported. According to the press secretary of the Lipetsk Economic Zone, Elena Syomina, full works on the plant should start by...
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...
Work resumed Tuesday to lay the second string of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea, with a total of 706 km remaining to lay, the Gazprom-owned operating company said, according to Rossiyskaya Gazeta. The first string -- which will transport Russian gas to the Turkish market from the...
Under pressure from Washington, Copenhagen is deliberately delaying the issuance of a construction permit for the Nord Stream 2 project, two sources in Russian diplomatic circles told the Izvestya newspaper. Denmark made special amendments to the legislation, which empower it to reject applications for the construction of pipelines in Danish territorial...