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2008-08-19 09:01:04

Russian engineering company Power Machines has completed and shipped the first hydro turbine for installation at the Boguchansk hydro power plant in the Russian territory of Krasnoyarsk. These turbines are reportedly the largest units to have been manufactured in Russia at 155.6 tons.

2008-07-04 21:00:19

ASHGABAT. July 4 (Interfax) - The new head of Russian hydrogenerating company OJSC GidroOGK or RusHydro will be appointed in the next two weeks, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told Interfax.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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