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).
Siemens does not rule out staff reshuffle due to turbine scandal
As TASS reports today, referring to German Handelsblatt the Siemens holding does not rule out that the scandal with its turbines which are said to have been delivered to Crimea despite the EC sanctions, might have staff reshuffle consequences.
IMF confirmed Russian economy’s recovery in 2017
On Monday, July 24, 2017, The International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed its April’s prognosis regarding the gradual recovery and redevelopment of the Russian economy in 2017. It is mentioned in the July bulletin “Prospects of the development of global economy” of the organization. The bulletin was prepared for the IMF’s visiting annual meeting in Kuala-Lumpur in Malaysia.
Marubeni consortium to build $365m power plant in Indonesia
Marubeni consortium, General Electric (GE) and PT. Hutama Karya (HK) won a contract from PT Indonesia Power (Persero) for the construction of power plant block 3 project in Central Java, Indonesia. The cost of the contract is totals $365m. The caculated capacity of the gas fired combined cycle power plant is 780MW.
Choco-Pie producer to build new plant in Tver region
Orion International Euro (Korean Orion Group structure) intends to construct a new confectionary plant in the Raslovo industrial park (the Tver region) by 2019, the regional government’s press-office reports.
Russian-German Chamber of commerce on the situation with Siemens
The delivery of Siemens gas turbines to Crimea, against sanctions, seriousle damaged Russian-German business relations, Matthias Schepp, Chair of Board of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce, thinks. He said, in particular, that “the main principle of the German business is to carefully adhere to the achieved agreements and fulfill the conditions of the treaties. German companies follow this rule in Russia as well: partners should trust each other, otherwise investments are questionable. Trust relationship between the German and the Russian partners has been seriously damaged”, Mr Schepp explained.