Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Russian Post Signed An Agreement to Build A Logistics Hub in Novosibirsk

Russian Post sorting hub.

• The new hub will manage a full range of postal products and will help optimise logistics within the Russian Federation and internationally; • The Italian Post Office and several other international customers have chosen Leonardo’s postal automation and logistics solutions, all based on cutting-edge technology and safety. A joint project between Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Russian […]

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Russia wants Musk’s Hyperloop to China

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Russia’s wish to attract Chinese investment knows no boundaries Russia’s Transport Ministry is considering the Elon Musk-proposed Hyperloop concept to connect China with the Russian Far East, built with Chinese cash. TASS reported that the high-speed Hyperloop would potentially be between China and the Russian port of Zarubino. The Russia-China intergovernmental council will convene in […]

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North South Transport Corridor – cheaper and faster Iranian hub

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North South Transport Corridor – cheaper and faster The North South Transport Corridor (NSTC) will be cheaper and faster – connecting India with the European Union and the Baltics and avoiding the Suez Canal. The NSTC took a major step as the investors Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia agreed competitive transit rates not to exceed $3000 per […]

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First Silk Road train from China arrives in Tehran

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First Silk Road train from China arrives in Tehran A Chinese freight train loaded with 32 containers arrived in Tehran on February 15th, 2016. The latest new railway link is part of China’s overland Silk Road plan and follows hard on a series of other ‘firsts’. The rail-bridge connection with Iran revitalises the ancient Silk […]

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China’s Silk Road drive

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China’s Silk Road drive – 21st Century “Marshall Plan” China’s “Silk Road” drive is attracting investment from new players, eager to benefit from the new business opportunities. In a mixture of business acumen and geopolitics, new developments are springing up proving greater choice and, if to be expected, reduced pricing, as competition kicks in and […]

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New Silk Road – first container train from China arrives in Kaluga, Russia

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New Silk Road — the first container train from Dalian, China arrived in Kaluga, Russia On a cold February 5th night the Kaluga Region, south west of Moscow, received its first direct container train from Dalian, China. Transported under the auspices of the “New Silk Road”, the train was received by the multi model logistics […]

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Texas to Siberia Challenge

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“GRES-2” Yakutsk get Texas-built GEC turbines In November 2012 President Putin signed a Presidential order for the construction of four new Power Plants in the cities of Blagoveshchensk, Sovetskaya Gavan, Sakhalin and Yakutsk. RusHydro, the Federal Hydro-generating Company, was given a $USD1.5 billion budget and instructed to commence the search for contractors. Of the four […]

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Lifan breaks ground on new Russian full assembly auto plant

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Lifan to invest $300million, as Russia’s most successful Chinese OEM breaks ground on new plant. Despite difficulties in the Russian economy, the credit squeeze and threat of more US and European Union sanctions and a 50% drop in Russian car sales, Chinese car manufacturer Lifan laid the first stone in its new car plant, in […]

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