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Cement maker Holcim to quit Russian market

Cement maker Holcim to quit Russian market

Holcim is exiting the Russian market, the world's biggest cement-maker said on Tuesday. "The Holcim Board of Directors has decided to initiate the process to exit the Russian market in line with the company's values to …

U.S. to keep imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2

U.S. to keep imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2

The United States is set to continue imposing sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project in accordance with the Protecting European Energy Security Act (PEESA), US Department of State spokesperson Ned Price said. …

Nord Stream 2 launch can be postponed until March 2022

Nord Stream 2 launch can be postponed until March 2022

The suspension of Nord Stream 2 AG certification by the German regulator can result in postponement of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline commissioning until March 2022, sources in the German government said.  "I expect that the start …

Nord Stream 2 works in German zone to be over on September 12

Nord Stream 2 works in German zone to be over on September 12

The Fortuna ship is expected to finish pipelaying works under the Nord Stream 2 project in the German zone on September 12, 2021, Bloomberg said on Sunday, citing Germany’s maritime authorities. According to Maine Traffic, the …

Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is 99% finished

Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is 99% finished

The Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany is 99% complete, the pipeline operator said on Wednesday, after the pipelay vessel Akademik Cherskiy finished its initially planned workload. The Nord Stream 2 operator also …

Biden: stopping completion of Nord Stream 2 not possible anymore

Biden: stopping completion of Nord Stream 2 not possible anymore

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project "is 99% finished," it is no longer possible to stop its implementation, U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters before leaving Cincinnati for Washington after a CNN town hall on Wednesday, according to …

Biden accused of “surrendering” to Russia

Biden accused of “surrendering” to Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden is facing bipartisan backlash to his administration’s agreement with Germany that allows a controversial Russian natural-gas pipeline to be completed, Politico writes. Biden and his deputies have long been …

Nord Stream construction works to be completed in August

Nord Stream construction works to be completed in August

Construction works under the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project may be finished already in August, Matthias Warnig, managing director of Nord Stream 2 AG, the project operator, said in an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper on Sunday. …

Pakistan Stream gas pipeline to be built before 2026

Pakistan Stream gas pipeline to be built before 2026

Completion of the Pakistan Stream gas pipeline construction is expected in 2025 in case of stable financing of the project, Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov said on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. …

The world is running out of sand

The world is running out of sand

Sand is the primary substance used in the construction of roads, bridges, high-speed trains and even land projects

Work on Nord Stream 2 can continue in German waters

Work on Nord Stream 2 can continue in German waters

Work to complete the subsea Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline can go ahead in German waters, Germany’s federal maritime regulator BSH said on Monday. Two environmental groups had in January filed complaints with BSH against a move to …

U.S. continues to think Nord Stream 2 is bad project

U.S. continues to think Nord Stream 2 is bad project

The U.S. administration continues to think that Nord Stream 2 is a bad project, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said during a press briefing at the White House. She was asked if there is any discussion about Nord Stream …