Rus News Journal

RKS have moved on BAM and Sakhalin

In the Far East passes visit of managers of Open Society “ the Russian municipal systems “ (RKS) led by chairman of the board RKS Michael Slobodinym. Yesterday the delegation has visited Vladivostok and on Sakhalin where has carried on negotiations with a management “ the Far East power management company “ (DVEUK), and the day before - in Blagoveshchensk. Mister Slobodin has declared that since spring of next year “ the Amur municipal systems “ (“ affiliated “ structure RKS) will begin work in settlements near BAMa, and since October, 1st, 2005 - on Sakhalin. The general director of holding appointed one month ago chairman of the board RKS “ Complex power systems “ (KES) Michael Slobodin, on its expression, has solved “ to synchronise watches and to define the further strategy “ the companies in the Far East with the regional authorities.
Authorized capital stock RKS makes 1 mlrd rbl. Shareholders RKS are the Russian Open Society “ UES of Russia “ (25 %), the Incorporated financial company and Open Society “ Complex power systems “ (in the sum of 35 %), on 10 % of actions own joint-stock company “ Kuzbassrazrezugol “ Joint-Stock Company “ evrofinans “ Open Company “ Evrazholding “ and IK “ the Three Dialogue “.
past Monday delegation “ the Russian municipal systems “ has arrived to Blagoveshchensk. “ a daughter “ RKS “ the Amur municipal systems “ works in the regional centre since 2003. This year in housing and communal services priamurskoj capitals RKS has enclosed 300 million rbl., municipality - 700 million rbl. on July, 15th gorduma has allowed to transfer to the Blagoveshchensk mayoralty AKS in rent for 10 years municipal property for maintenance of townspeople with utilities.
At a meeting with the Amur governor Leonid Korotkov kommunalshchiki told mainly about expansion of the activity in area. “ on BAMu Ministry of Railways has thrown the departmental boiler-houses, and the problem remained. The governor has suggested us to take these objects “ - Michael Slobodin has told after negotiations.
As he said, till the end of the year AKS intend to update the audit data, to translate experts in the staff and roughly from April, 1st, 2006 to begin work in zone BAMa, first of all in Tynda. However, local observers are inclined to consider that activity in Tynda and primagistralnyh settlements is caused by not so much requests of the authorities, how many not had time to decay an infrastructure and, as consequence, smaller investments of money.
in Blagoveshchensk capital visitors have put to work AKS “ the firm four “ also have complicated the problem set by it. “ this year we plan that AKS will work „in a zero“ “ - has declared on a press - conferences mister Slobodin. - Consumers thus should pay more, but also demand from us will be absolutely another “. “ From the moment of the conclusion 10 - the summer contract we speak about quality of services. We will achieve high level, we will lower losses, and decrease in tariffs " becomes a result in the long term; - the mayor of Blagoveshchensk Alexander Migulja has from its part added.
Already after a press - conferences Michael Slobodin has explained „“ that speech about decrease in tariffs can be conducted only taking into account an inflationary component and without possible expenses of the company. Expenses for building in Blagoveshchensk one more thermal source can become those. Heat of the Blagoveshchensk thermal power station any more does not suffice the regional centre, and the authorities intend to ask the help at private kommunalshchikov. “ the project FEASIBILITY REPORT we will prepare till the end of the year, much will depend on an arrangement of consumers, other conditions. On an example of other regions I can tell that the question price is measured in hundreds millions roubles “ - mister Slobodin has informed.
This very day representatives RKS have left to Vladivostok and yesterday there have carried on negotiations with a management “ the Far East power management company “ (in DVEUK enter “ Dalenergo “ “ Sahalinenergo “ “ Kamchatenergo “ “ the Geoterm “ and LuTEK). Details of a meeting of Michael Slobodina with general director DVEUK Victor Mjasnikom and its assistant Sergey Vasilchukom who heads “ DVEUK - KS “ in the company do not inform. In the evening on Tuesday from Primorski Territory delegation RKS has gone to Sakhalin together with mister Vasilchukom. As have informed „“ in a press - service “ Sahalinenergo “ the delegation intends to estimate current activity local energetikov and preparation for the beginning of work of Open Society “ the Sakhalin municipal company “ In suburb Southern - Sahalinska and the city of Poronajske since October, 1st, 2005. Managers RKS will discuss also with energetikami Sakhalin possibility of attraction of investments into development of municipal projects on island.
PAVEL KOSHELENKO, Blagoveshchensk;
Marina KRAVCHENKO