Russia and Japan begin to cooperate on “Smart Cities”
Speaking at the 9th meeting of the Russian-Japanese working group on urban issues, Russia's Deputy Construction Minister Andrey Tchibis said that an agreement was reached between Russia and Japan on cooperation within the “Smart City” project.
Minister reveals a new strategy for housing construction in Russia
Key principles of a new strategy for the housing development in Russian cities have been revealed on Friday by the head of the Ministry of Construction, Utilities and Housing of Russia, Mikhail Menn, who arrived at the IV Yalta International Economic Forum.
Germany issues a permit for Nord Stream 2 construction
Nord Stream 2 AG, the company established for operating Nord Stream gas pipeline, has obtained from the German relative regulatory body a full set of permits for the building of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and its further operation.
Russia is switching to “smart” utility meters
Over the next six years, “smart” utility accounting systems are planned to be introduced in Russia, Interfax news agency reports on Friday with reference to the press office of the Russian Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities.
What is an average housing price in Russian regions
The Russian Construction Ministry has revealed average market prices for housing in Russia for the second quarter of this year. The relevant document was published on Thursday on the federal website of legal acts.
“It is impressive!”: Vladimir Putin visits Crimean Bridge
On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited a construction site of the Crimean Bridge which is designed to connect the Kerch and Taman peninsulas and is going to be the longest bridge in Russia.
China and Russia to build a new strategic uranium mine
The Russian and Chinese parties have agreed on terms of investment in the building of a new strategically important uranium mine, Nikolay Spassky, a Deputy Director General of Rosatom, announced on March 13.
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.
What do colors of KÄRCHER equipment mean?
Stuttgart. Our special correspondent Alexey Nevsky. On July 12, the second day of a press tour organized for Russian journalists by KÄRCHER, the agenda was no less packed than that on the first day.
Russian journalists visit KÄRCHER enterprise in Winnenden
Stuttgart. Our special correspondent Alexey Nevsky. On June 11, on the first day of a press tour arranged for Russian journalists by the German company KÄRCHER, the guests visited the town of Winnenden in southwest Germany.
KNAUF dramatically increased production in Kazakhstan
Astana. Our special correspondent Alexey Nevsky. A press tour to Kazakhstan for Russian journalists from industrial media and their colleagues from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan organized by KNAUF in the CIS started today with a meeting with the marketing director of KNAUF enterprises in Central Asia, Dmitry Propp.
Audit of My Street program reveals $67m in irregularities
Over the course of an audit of a procurement conducted under Moscow’s My Street program, irregularities amounting to over 4 billion rubles ($67 million) have been revealed by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, Kommersant reports on Wednesday.