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2008-10-23 15:00:11

Consumers in Russia's eastern region of Khabarovsk will now be able to enjoy affordable access to high-definition digital TV, video on demand and other multimedia services through a Metro Multiservice Transport Network (MMTN) that is based on Cisco(R) (NASDAQ: CSCO) technology. Redcom, Khabarovsk's leading telecommunications service provider, has bolstered the region's position in the global high-speed broadband services market with a strong network backbone that is scalable and...

2008-09-30 21:00:29

KHABAROVSK. Sept 30 (Interfax) - A system of trunk gas pipelines in Russia's Far East and Yakutia to deliver gas to local consumers and eventually abroad is taking shape. The Sakhalin - Khabarovsk - Vladivostok trunk gas pipeline will be start to operate on a commercial basis in the third quarter of 2011, Alexander Ananenkov, deputy chief executive of Gazprom (RTS: GAZP), said at the Third Far Eastern Economic Forum in Khabarovsk. "The pipeline will transport gas from the Sakhalin fields...

2008-09-25 21:00:31

VLADIVOSTOK. Sept 25 (Interfax) - Dalenergomontazh, a Khabarovsk- based component of the Group E4 Holding, will carry out 740 million rubles worth of work in the construction of the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline. A special meeting of Dalenergomontazh shareholders held on September 19 approved the contract on construction and assembly works at the Kozmino oil port (the first segment of the ESPO line). The company will build 220-kilovolt power lines to the seaport by June...

2008-09-09 03:00:19

VANINO, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO , one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that it has launched the initial project stages to construct a specialized coal transshipment complex at Vanino Port (Vanino SCTC), Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. The specialized coal transshipment complex at Vanino SCTC is an integral part of the Neryungrinsky and Elga coal deposits development project. Construction of the complex is being managed by...

2008-08-06 15:00:27

Workers in Russia's Khabarovsk Territory worked Wednesday to restore power to several dozen settlements following a hurricane and thunderstorm. Gale force winds that swept through the area Tuesday night ripped roofs off houses, downed trees and tore up transmission lines blocking roads, Itar-Tass reported. Lightning struck a transformer substation in the village of Svyatogorye starting a fire that burned the facility. In the Vyazemsky district more than 5,500 residents were left without...

2008-06-26 21:02:32

KHABAROVSK. June 26 (Interfax) - Vostochnaya Energy Company (VEC) will continue the implementation of energy export projects designed by the Unified Energy System of Russia (UES) on the Khabarovsk territory starting from July 1, a source at the Khabarovsk territorial government told Interfax on Thursday. The projects include the construction of a steam gas unit with a capacity of 400-500 megawatts in the village of Ilyinka. The unit will partially substitute the first Khabarovsk heating and...

2005-12-22 06:39:53

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A chemical spill that poisoned drinking water for millions of Chinese has reached a major city in Russia's far east, a news agency said on Thursday, but the concentration of pollutants was no longer considered dangerous. "Analysis of the water showed that the benzene content does not exceed ... the maximum allowable concentration," RIA-Novosti quoted an Emergencies Ministry official as saying. "As a result the city authorities have decided not to turn off the...

2005-12-22 00:20:00

BEIJING -- China's southern Guangdong province scrambled to protect its water supplies on Thursday as a toxic waste spill from a zinc smelter flowed along a major river toward several sprawling cities, state media reported. It is the second environmental disaster to hit the country in as many months after an explosion at a chemical plant in the northeast poisoned drinking water for millions and sent a frozen, poisonous slick heading slowly but surely toward Russia. Cadmium levels had been...

2005-11-29 06:15:00

By Benjamin Kang Lim and Vivi Lin BEIJING -- Thousands of children returned to school in Harbin on Tuesday a week after a toxic spill in a river obliged officials to cut tap water to the Chinese city. It now threatens supplies for more than a million Russians downstream. An explosion at a chemical plant in the northeastern province of Jilin on November 13 poured 100 tonnes of cancer-causing benzene compounds into the Songhua river above Harbin, a city of nine million people. Officials turned...

2005-11-29 04:00:09

By Benjamin Kang Lim and Vivi Lin BEIJING (Reuters) - Thousands of children returned to school in China's Harbin city on Tuesday a week after a toxic spill prompted officials to turn off the water taps and now threatens supplies for more than a million Russians downstream. An explosion at a chemical plant in the northeastern Chinese city of Jilin on November 13 poured 100 tonnes of cancer-causing benzene compounds into the Songhua river upstream of Harbin, a city of nine million...