Latest Yakutsk Stories

2008-09-07 21:00:15

YAKUTSK. Sept 7 (Interfax) - Mechel (RTS: MTLR) coal and steel group is planning to invest $125 million in railroad car assembly facility with a capacity of 2,500 tons at the Neryungrinsky mechanical repair facility (RMZ), a Yakutugol branch, Mechel Mining (Group's mining segment) General Director Igor Khafizov said at an economic forum in Yakutsk on Sunday. "It will be the initial stage of construction, subsequently the capacities could be increased," Khafizov said. The new facility will...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'