Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev: New privatization must be transparent
Russia’s new privatization must be carried out transparently and thoughtfully, at an appropriate price, Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, said on Tuesday at the United Russia’s forum entitled: Economy of Russia: Country’s Success and Well-Being”.
VOLVO shows to reporters its unique engine factory in Sweden
Sweden. The factory manufacturing Volvo cars engine. Our special correspondent, Alexey Nevsky, reports from the ground. Here, the Swedish company’s two factories producing engines are located in vicinity of a small town of Skövde.
VOLVO CE officials reveal their plans for Russia
Braas. Sweden. Our special correspond, Alexei Nevsky, reports from the ground. Press tour organized for the representatives of the Russian industrial media continued with a visit to the world largest Volvo plant producing articulated haulers.
How VOLVO ABG exploits former tank plant
Hamelin. Germany. Our special correspondent Alexei Nevsky. Here, at the VOLVO ABG plant, situated 70 km from Hannover, on the 13th of June, Russian journalists familiarized themselves with new technologies of the road machinery production under this well-known brand.
New plant for thermal insulation launched in Ryazan
The official opening ceremony of a plant producing thermal insulation was attended by the Construction, Housing and Utilities Minister of Russia, Mikhail Menn, the first Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, Gleb Nikitin, the deputy governor of the Ryazan region, Ivan Filimonov, and the president of TechnoNICOL corporation, Sergei Kolesnikov.
Results of housing and utilities conference chaired by Mikhail Menn
On Friday, the Construction, Housing and Utilities Minister of Russia, Mikhail Menn, held a joint conference with the region's governor, Pavel Konkov, during Menn’s working trip to the Ivanovo region. The subject of the meeting, held in the regional government office, was the overhaul and resettlement of unfit housing inhabitants.
Vladimir Putin on price formation in construction
The RF President, Vladimir Putin, has charged the Russian government with studying the issue of price formation in the sphere of construction of objects financed from the state budget and the execution of a price audit on them.
Mikhail Menn: This year still more apartments will be built in Russia
Last year the volume of new housing supply in Russia reached 85,3 m m2, whereas in 2016 it will be no less than 76,2 m m2. This is what the head of RF Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities, Mikhail Menn, said at a session of the Ministry’s panel, attended by the first Vice PM, Igor Shuvalov.
Russia’s 30 years of ChNPP accident reversal
Rehabilitative measures have made it possible to return almost half of the forested area and 30% of the land contaminated by radio-nuclides in terms of economic turnover after the explosion at ChNPP in 1986.
Vladimir Putin on construction, utility and housing issues
Moscow must develop. However, agreement has already been reached that the controversial Timiryazevskaya Academy land plot in Moscow will be left in peace. The issue will be discussed by the government, but the Academy has to use its land effectively.
The first question put to Vladimir Putin via “Direct line”
The girl, having asked the question, confirmed her words with an expressive photo. Giving a reply, Vladimir Putin said that the problem of roads has become acute. Much money has been allotted for their repair, but the issue of bad roads still worries people. The Federal Road Fund of the Russian Federation sometimes allocates money for unauthorized purposes and this must be changed. The President suggested that the money allotted for the Road Fund should be “stippled”.
Housing and utilities services account for 40% of all concessionary agreements in Russia
Russia's utilities are the most stable sector for investments, said the Deputy Head of the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities and the country's chief housing inspector, Andrei Chibis, speaking at a session entitled “Investments in The Country's Infrastructure – An Impulse for Territorial Development”. The session was held within the framework of the “Russian Week of Public and Private Partnership” congress.