Russia may increase the responsibility of mine owners for breaches of safety

Responsibility for violation of safety standards and working conditions can be significantly increased for owners and management, including in the mining industry. Andrei Klishas, ​​Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation, told RIA Novosti: “It is necessary, together with the government, to analyze all the norms that relate to industrial safety and observance … Read more

The prosecutor’s office found violations of safety standards at six mines in Kuzbass

The prosecutor’s office of the Kemerovo region (Kuzbass) found violations in six organizations during an explosion hazard inspection of all mining enterprises in the region. The inspection is carried out on behalf of the Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov after the accident at the Listvyazhnaya mine, where 52 people died. failure to provide them with personal … Read more

The Ministry of Economy of the Federal Republic of Germany has confirmed the safety of Nord Stream 2 for gas supply to Europe

The German Ministry of Economy and Energy concluded that certification of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline would not pose a threat to gas supplies to Germany and the EU. The agency has sent its conclusion on the certification of the project to the Federal Network Agency, according to a statement on the ministry’s website. The … Read more

In Russia, it was proposed to prohibit stopping a car on “safety islands”

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Transport of Russia have proposed to prohibit the stopping and movement of vehicles on the so-called “islands of safety.” This follows from the draft government decree, which on October 17 is at the disposal of RIA Novosti. “Supplement with the following paragraph: (Stopping is prohibited) on … Read more

Flights to small airports suspended in three regions of Russia due to new safety requirements

Siberian Light Aviation (SILA) and its subsidiary Aeroservice have suspended flights in the Trans-Baikal Territory, the Tomsk Region and Altai, the carrier’s owner Andrei Bogdanov told RBC. These are the only carriers between small airports in these three regions. The reason for the suspension of flights was that small airports cannot meet the new safety … Read more