A subsidiary of the Austrian company Ropetrans International GmbH will be engaged in the delivery, installation and commissioning of the equipment of a passenger cableway in the Altai situated in the Russian Siberian Federal District, Interfax reports on Monday.
A corresponding agreement will be concluded between the Russian company Manzherok Ski Resort and a subsidiary of the Austrian company — Doppelmayr Russia. The contract is estimated at 988.3 million rubles ($15.9 million). There was another bidder which offered to perform these works for 1.5 billion rubles but had not submitted necessary documents.
Ropetrans International is a major global manufacturer of cable cars. The new cableway will be a gondola-type, which will speed up the movement of passengers and make the trip more comfortable.