Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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...
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...
Russian steel manufacturers are anticipating a rising domestic demand in 2018 thanks in large part to Russia’s economic recovery, chief executive officer of major Russian steelmaker Severstal Alexander Shevelev said. The assessment comes despite expectations that current buoyant global steel prices would edge lower mid-year, Metal Bulletin reported. “In 2017 Russian...
At least 7.5 billion rubles ($118.6 million) was embezzled from funds allocated to the construction of the Zvezda (“Star”) shipyard in Russia’s Primorye region, a police investigation has revealed, according to Interfax. The probe into the theft has been underway since 2014, while the shipyard has been under construction since...
Construction of the Northern Latitudinal Railway (NLR) - a new railway line in Russia’s Far North region of Yamalo-Nenets, will help in improving the region’s transport and social situation, the Region’s Acting Governor Dmitry Artyukhov has said, according to Sever-Press. The region is home to Russia’s largest liquid natural gas...
A masterplan competition for the coastal city of Novorossiysk was awarded to Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), the studio announced, according to Arch Daily. ZHA teamed up with Russian practice Pride TPO to compete for the Admiral Serebryakov Embankment competition and was selected out of 40 teams from 13 countries. Miralles...
For more than 25 years, Omsk, one of Russia’s largest cities, located deep in Siberia, has had an ongoing project to build a subway to serve its more than 1 million residents. After spending billions of rubles over that period, engineers have almost nothing to show for their efforts: one...
The Egyptian government approved on Wednesday an agreement to establish a Russian industrial zone in East Port Said with $7 billion in investments, according to Egypt Today. Negotiations over the project began in 2014. The industrial zone is set to be built on a 5.25 million-square-meter plot of land over...
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...