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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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin