construction in the East

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar are to start feasibility studies on a major sea tunnel project that connects the two countries beneath the Persian Gulf, Iran’s ports authority chief executive Ali Akbar Safaei said on Sunday. According to him, the …

Presidential Library to be opened in Tashkent

Presidential Library to be opened in Tashkent

The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has studied the projects for the construction of large sports and cultural facilities in Tashkent, reports the press service of the Head of State. For example, there are plans …

Sberbank to lend $800 mln for Turkish NPP

Sberbank to lend $800 mln for Turkish NPP

Russia's largest lender Sberbank said on Wednesday it would provide $800 million in loans for the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey, having provided $400 million in 2019. The seven-year loan, consisting of two …

Turkey to build 2 more nuclear power plants

Turkey to build 2 more nuclear power plants

Turkey will swiftly start preparations for second and third nuclear power plants, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday. These will follow the country’s first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu, which is being built in …

Egypt’s new capital city rises in desert

Egypt’s new capital city rises in desert

The Egyptian Armed Forces' Engineering Authority announced a contest to propose names, logos, and slogans for the New Administrative Capital with all citizens eligible to bid. Egypt is preparing to open the fourth-generation new …

Turkey to build crescent-star shaped combined military HQs

Turkey to build crescent-star shaped combined military HQs

Turkey will build a massive combined military headquarters and collect the Defense Ministry, the chief of General Staff as well as force commands under a single roof in a bid to further coordinate the country’s defense, …

Will Russia write off Iran's 500 mln euro debt?

Will Russia write off Iran's 500 mln euro debt?

Iran is discussing the topic of the debt for the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) with Russia and hopes to settle this issue, Ambassador of Iran in Moscow Kazem Jalali said on Tuesday. It was reported earlier that the debt of Iran to …

Turkey to build gas piston power plant in Uzbekistan

Turkey to build gas piston power plant in Uzbekistan

Turkish Hidro Enerji Elektrik Uretim Sanayi (Hydro Energy Electricity Production Industry) will build a new gas piston power plant in the Khorezm region of Uzbekistan. According to …

Azerbaijan and Turkey set to lay new gas pipeline

Azerbaijan and Turkey set to lay new gas pipeline

Ankara is awaiting Baku’s approval after completing all necessary preparations for the Nakhchivan natural gas pipeline project, Turkey’s Yeni Shafak newspaper reported. The Turkish part of the project lays from Ighdir …

License on NPP construction in Egypt may be granted in 2022

License on NPP construction in Egypt may be granted in 2022

Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom may be granted the license on construction of two units of the first nuclear power plant in Egypt in El-Dabaa on the coastlines of the Mediterranean Sea in the first half of 2022, the Egyptian …

Building fifth power unit of Kudankulam NPP starts in India

Building fifth power unit of Kudankulam NPP starts in India

Rosatom initiated concreting of the foundation plate for the fifth unit’s reactor of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) in India, the engineering division of the Russian state nuclear corporation said on Tuesday. …

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