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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?

Siberia will lead Russia to economic breakthrough
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Siberia will lead Russia to economic breakthrough

Over the past 20 years, the global petrochemical industry has seen steady growth - up to 7% per year. According to the forecasts of the International Energy Agency, the same dynamics will continue at least until 2050. The major reason is the rise in living standards in the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and, consecutively, the increased consumption of thermoplastics (polyethylene, polypropylene and others). The volumes of their production are expected to have increased by about 70% in the next 30 years, which will constitute to 590 million tons.

An agreement on international recognition of the competence of Russian engineers has been signed in London
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An agreement on international recognition of the competence of Russian engineers has been signed in London

Thanks to this agreement, Russian public companies will manage to increase their capitalization through improving human resource capacity.

Schneider Electric and the Mining University Agreed to Establish the National Center for Digitalization
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Schneider Electric and the Mining University Agreed to Establish the National Center for Digitalization

The project has already been supported by Alexander Shokhin, the President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP).

Senior Vice President of the Russian Branch of OMV Approves an Idea of Establishing the Russian-European Raw Materials Dialogue
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Senior Vice President of the Russian Branch of OMV Approves an Idea of Establishing the Russian-European Raw Materials Dialogue

The largest Central European oil and gas company supports an idea that cooperation in the science and technology is the key to prosperous life in the future.

Saint-Petersburg Mining University invited IOM 3 to cooperate with the London stock exchange
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Saint-Petersburg Mining University invited IOM 3 to cooperate with the London stock exchange

British IOM3 is invited as a partner of the Mining University to conduct qualifications assessments of mining staff.

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".

Scientists faced an unsolvable mystery in Antarctica
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Scientists faced an unsolvable mystery in Antarctica

Members of the 64th Russian Antarctic expedition have returned to Saint-Petersburg. “Forpost” found out what mysteries are hidden under the ice of Antarctica, is there an alien base, and what is the purpose for the scientific experiments conducted at the intercontinental polar station “Vostok”.