In Moscow tests of the first city jointed high-capacity bus " have begun; the Russian let out by Golitsinsky bus factory (GolAZ). Till now requirements of the Russian cities for buses of a similar class were satisfied exclusively at the expense of import.
the Russian it is created together with the company of Mercedes-Benz taking into account features of city passenger transportations in Russia. At o`clock peak about 220 passengers (Ikarus - 175 persons) are capable to transport the new bus. Use of the accessories delivered by Mercedes-Benz, allows to increase terms of its operation, to lower consumption of fuel and an expense for service and repair. Run of the bus before major repairs makes 1 000 000 km. Besides, the Russian On ecological compatibility has no equal among the Russian buses.
in 1995 GolAZ plans to let out 150 buses the Russian which the government of Moscow is going to use on city routes.
in Khabarovsk the international telephone exchange
in Khabarovsk the state commission is constructed on February, 7th has signed the certificate about acceptance in operation of modern automatic telephone exchange. The digital long-distance and international automatic telephone exchange will provide dalnevostochnikam and to Siberians communication with subscribers in any country of the world. Official input of station in operation is planned for February, 15th. The Khabarovsk station is a component of the international telecommunication project. The station is connected to optiko - the fiber line which have connected cities of the Russian Far East, Japan and Korea, and in 1996 on it the digital radio relay line Khabarovsk - Moscow will become isolated. According to experts, with input of this automatic telephone exchange the Far East region leaves on world level in sphere of the international telecommunication services.
miners of the Chelyabinsk area are going to get own power station
In the city of Kopeisk of the Chelyabinsk area has passed meeting of heads of joint-stock company CHeljabinskugol CHeljabenergo and oblkomenergo representatives of regional and city administrations on which prospects of building of the thermal power station first in a city by capacity 100 MVt have been discussed. Building TES will allow not only to increase extraction of local coal (annually in Kopeisk are extracted more than 3 million t coal) and to provide with work on some tens years collectives of mines, but also almost completely to refuse to a city the electric power received from Chelyabinsk. Rainhard Hajnts has taken part in meeting - the president of German company Agiplan which undertakes drawing up business - the plan and search of investors. A station estimated cost - $300 million Prospective term of building - 2 years. For building and station operation it is supposed to create the joint-stock company which founders become " in first half of this year; CHeljabinskugol CHeljabenergo and oblkomenergo .
Sidanko the Company recruits ranks of the auditors
intends to choose as the official auditor consulting company Deloitte and Touche. Signing of the corresponding contract is planned on the middle of February. Now this company already is the auditor of one of divisions Sidanko - joint-stock company Vareganneftegaz .
At the same time other extracting enterprise of the company - Kondpetroleum Carries on similar negotiations with firm Price Waterhouse, and the third - joint-stock company Chernogorneft - declared the auditor company Ernst and Young. Preservation of a similar situation can complicate carrying out of the international audit of the company. However representative Deloitte and Touche has declared that the contract preparing for signing urged to eliminate the arisen contradictions .
Philip Morris - the pioneer of the Ukrainian sweets
Company Kraft Jacobs Suchard (food division of transnational company Philip Morris) and Fund of the state property of Ukraine have signed the agreement on transfer of 88,4 % of actions trostjanetskoj chocolate factory Ukraine . The remained 11,6 % of actions will be on - former to own workers of factory. The total cost of the transaction exceeds $25 million
the Transaction became result of the investment tender first in Ukraine, and these are the first foreign investments into the Ukrainian confectionery industry.
in performance of the contract with India will take part Nizhniy Novgorod the Falcon
the Nizhniy Novgorod aviation factory the Falcon the Instant - 29 will take part in performance signed recently between Russia and India of the contract on deliveries of fighters. to the Falcon it is necessary to put two uchebno - a warplane the Instant - 29ΣΑ. Deliveries are planned for I quarter of current year if the corresponding governmental order under this contract is accepted.
the Falcon already participated in performance of the similar contract with Malaysia where on a factory share manufacturing two just the same Instant - 29ΣΑ was necessary. In the end of February delegation the Falcon Will go to India to take part in the final stage of negotiations on the program of modernisation of fighters the Instant - 21, adopted Air Forces of India. Under some data, contract signing is planned for March, 5th.
BASF will get the British pharmaceutical firm
Board of directors of German chemical company BASF AG has approved acquisition of pharmaceutical division at the British campaign Boots. British declared intention to sell for 850 million pounds ($1,33 mlrd) the pharmaceutical business BASF in the end of November of last year. In yesterday`s statement BASF it is informed that negotiations on the transaction, predictably, will be finished till the end of this year.
this acquisition will allow the German company to increase sharply the presence in the market of medical products and to finish an annual turnover of medicinal division with DM1 mlrd to DM3 billion According to representative BASF, the German company intends to count on development of pharmaceutical business.
materials of agencies ITAR - TASS, Interfax, Reuter, unian and materials of own correspondents are used.