Thursday, January 23, 2020
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...
Russia has wrapped up construction of its first rail bridge to China, connecting the two countries across the Amur River, UPI reported on Thursday. Construction of the 2 bridge between Nizhneleninskoye in Russia and Tongjiang city in China began in 2014, underscoring Russia’s Eastern pivot amid deteriorating ties with the West. China completed construction...
A port in Russia's Far East could be developed by South Korea in order to help local companies take advantage of its strategic location, the country’s Oceans Ministry said on Monday, according to Yonhap News. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said it will carry out the feasibility study until...
The construction of a new power unit at the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in China will begin in 2021, according to Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom. It is the biggest joint NPP project between the two nations. “Together with the Chinese partners, we have already built four power units at...
Security agents in Poland have arrested a government official on suspicion of providing Russia with secrets about tactics Warsaw planned to use to try to block the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the Polish government said on Monday. Stanislaw Zaryn, spokesman for the minister responsible for the...
President Vladimir Putin drove across a new 12-mile bridge to Crimea in a large orange construction truck on Monday, inaugurating his latest megaproject and tightening Moscow’s claim to the disputed territory, The Guardian reported. The bridge, finished six months ahead of schedule, established a land link from Russia to the Crimean...
A rebuilt hotel in a historical hospital building in the Russian city of Kazan will be opened this fall, the hotel’s manager Ergin Sarp told Realnoe Vremya in an interview. The five-star Kazan Palace Hotel was completely reconstructed by Turkish company Tasigo, the hotel arm of construction giant Polimeks...
Russia is able to complete the construction of Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant even if it is unable to attract other investors, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said, according to YeniSafak. "Already, $3 billion has been invested... If they won't find an investor, it means that the plant will be...
Russia has lost the top spot among European countries in commissioning new areas in shopping centers, RIA news agency wrote citing a report by American commercial real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield. The report, titled: European Shopping Centres: The Development Story, provides an overview of shopping center stock levels and development activity...
World renowned design studio Zaha Hadid Architects has been awarded another big project in Russia, this time in partnership with a local company, The Calvert Journal reports. The two companies said they are aiming for a "people-centric" sustainable smart city. Located to the west of Russia's capital city, the 460-hectare site will be turned...