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2008-10-10 09:00:40

NERYUNGRI, Russia, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO , one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that a working meeting was held at its Yakutugol OAO coal mining subsidiary on October 8, 2008. Participants in the meeting were the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) President, Vyacheslav Shtyrov, as well as representatives of Mechel's subsidiaries, Mechel Mining and Yakutugol OAO, and Transstroy Engineering Corporation. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss...

2008-08-26 00:00:22

YAKUTSK. Aug 25 (Interfax) - The Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline will begin transporting oil in October. "First oil will be shipped in the reverse direction on the Talakan-Taishet segment in October," said Sergei Sergeyev, the general director of TsUP ESPO LLC, a Transneft (RTS: TRNF) company. The pipeline construction project, which incorporates new commercial and environmental safety parameters, is proceeding on schedule, Sergeyev said at a special session of the regional...

2008-08-24 21:00:20

YAKUTIA. Aug 24 (Interfax) - Yakutgazprom might impose restrictions on gas supply to Yakutia's central areas tonight after several dozens of people infiltrated the premises of its gas processing facility in the Sredny Vilyui gas field on Sunday morning, company's general director Abduragim Abduragimov told Interfax-Far East. "A group of 50 people acting on behalf of the Yakol oil company entered the area of the gas processing facility at around 10 a.m. local time on August 24, 2008, and...

2008-06-24 02:30:07

NERYUNGRI, Russia, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO , one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that on June 22nd at the 60th kilometer landmark of Verhny Ulak Station of Baikal-Amur Mainline, together with Transstroy Engineering Corporation ZAO, a ceremony for the railway construction start-up was held. This spur-track will connect the Elga deposit with the Baikal-Amur mainline. Construction of the spur-track to the Elga deposit started in February 2008...

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