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The Korkinsky Coal Mine. The most ecologically dirty place in Russia.
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The Korkinsky Coal Mine. The most ecologically dirty place in Russia.

Svetlana Radionova, the Head of Federal Supervisory Natural Resources Management Service (in Russian: Rosprirodnadzor), named the Korkinsky open-pit coal mine as one of the most heartbreaking examples of technological environmental impact in our country. How do the people actually live though, next to a non-stop fuming tunnel? Who and how will conduct the mine reclamation?

An agreement on scientific cooperation between Saint-Petersburg Mining University and LUT University was signed on the day of Putin’s visit to Finland  
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An agreement on scientific cooperation between Saint-Petersburg Mining University and LUT University was signed on the day of Putin’s visit to Finland  

LUT University is now the key partner university in Finland for the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO. Its main activities will be focused on improving technologies of waste recycling, including waste reuse and disposal of hazardous and toxic substances, as well as working on developing innovations resulting in reduced greenhouse gas emissions, with specific attention to be paid to power engineering facilities.

Saint-Petersburg Mining University and the London Stock Exchange have reached preliminary agreement on cooperation
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Saint-Petersburg Mining University and the London Stock Exchange have reached preliminary agreement on cooperation

Mining University and the London Stock Exchange came to agreement on working together in the area of assessing human resource capacities of mining companies. It is expected that cooperation will be carried out within the framework of activities of the International Competence Centre under the auspices of UNESCO.

Phosagro is going to build a new plant in Volkhov for 23 billion rubles
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Phosagro is going to build a new plant in Volkhov for 23 billion rubles

On Tuesday, 26 March, it was reported that the PhosAgro Group would invest 23 billion rubles in the construction of the system for the phosphate-based fertilizers production at the Metachem plant in Volkhov.

Zimbabwe will improve the skills of its engineers in Russia
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Zimbabwe will improve the skills of its engineers in Russia

The government of the state, which located between the Victoria Falls and the Limpopo River, is going to train highly qualified mining engineers in St. Petersburg and look for "new ways to develop the education".

Vladimir Litvinenko: there is an urgent need to improve mining efficiency in the country
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Vladimir Litvinenko: there is an urgent need to improve mining efficiency in the country

Interview with Vladimir Litvinenko, the Principal of the University, on the topic of international cooperation.

Students from Côte d'Ivoire about the reasons to study in Russia
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Students from Côte d'Ivoire about the reasons to study in Russia

As young people from the Ivory Coast believe, their country needs specialists who are capable of managing mining enterprises.

Germany appreciates projects of young scientists from Saint-Petersburg
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Germany appreciates projects of young scientists from Saint-Petersburg

Five post-graduate students from Saint-Petersburg Mining University were awarded with prizes for steel industry participants at Saarland in Germany.

British expert came to appreciate the Mining University infrastructure
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British expert came to appreciate the Mining University infrastructure

A decision to hold an international youth conference of the World Petroleum Council (WPC) in Saint-Petersburg has fully served its purpose. This is the opinion of the CEO of the organization Pierce Riemer, which he stated once having familiarized himself with the Mining University infrastructure.

German metallurgists agreed to reinstate dialogue with Russia and criticized US import taxes
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German metallurgists agreed to reinstate dialogue with Russia and criticized US import taxes

“German-Russian Raw Materials Dialogue on River Saar” conference held in Völklinger Hutte old factory building started on thursday, the 14th of June, in town of Völklingen, Germany.