Solution found to stabilize sinking Millennium Tower
According to The San Francisco Chronicle, engineers have come up with a potential solution, which might cost between $100 m and $150 m, that could stop San Francisco's 58-story Millennium Tower from sinking and bring it upright again.
RF Ministry of Defence on military construction plans
More than 3,000 objects of military and social infrastructure are to be built in 2017 for the RF Ministry of Defence. By now, 587 have been commissioned, RIA Novosti reports referring to Timur Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Defence.
Volgograd Arena 70% ready for WC 2018
RF Vice-Premier Vitaly Mutko has inspected the work at the objects for the Football World Championship of 2018. According to him, the Volgograd Arena stadium is 70% ready, presently. The main thing for now is the grass plot, and it is important that a contractor should prepare the ground on time, the Vice-Premier mentioned.
Chinese to build restaurant chain in Tatarstan
The Chinese Fu Hua corporation is interested in the construction of a tourist and amusement centre as well as a fast food restaurant chain of the brand in Tatarstan.
5-star hotel opened in Odessa
The French AccorHotels International hotel operator opened a new 5-star Hotel de Paris of the MGallery by Sofitel brand in Yekaterininskaya square in Odessa, as it is said in the company’s press-release.
Nine projects from Russia became finalists of WAF-2017
Nine projects in seven categories from five Russian and one Russia-German architectural bureaus claim to become first-prize winners at the World Architecture Forum, the Russian Architects’ Union reports.
French oldest NPP stopped
The French EDF energy company took a decision to stop the reactors of the oldest NPP in France, Le Figaro reports.
Dagestan’ minister of construction and utilities kidnapping
In Makhachkala (the Republic of Dagestan, Russia) two abusers kidnapped Ibragim Kazibekov, minisyer of construction, architecture and utilities of the Republic of Dagestan in the south of Russia. The Aliskantov brothers ambushed the minister near a hippodrome in Makhachkala, took him to a BMW M5 and disappeared. Later they ransomed 70m roubles (≈$1,2m).